They Shall Not Grow Old review: Century-old, long-dead faces pop to life in Peter Jackson's remarkable documentary - News Summed Up

They Shall Not Grow Old review: Century-old, long-dead faces pop to life in Peter Jackson's remarkable documentary


This Sunday marks the centenary of Armistice Day, and in this remarkable documentary, Peter Jackson has applied his heavy bag of cinematic tricks to archive footage. This Sunday marks the centenary of Armistice Day, and in this remarkable documentary, Peter Jackson has applied his heavy bag of cinematic tricks to archive footage. They Shall Not Grow Old review: Century-old, long-dead faces pop to life in Peter Jackson's remarkable documentaryIt all starts ordinarily enough, as the spoken recollections of veterans accompany images of raw recruits training for battle. Once the footage gets to Belgium and France, it explodes eerily into colour, making century-old, long-dead faces pop to life. 12A, 99 minsAlso out this week: Wildlife review: Carey Mulligan is a safe bet to earn a Best Actress Oscar nodThe Grinch review: A new and unimproved version of Dr Seuss' classic taleOverlord review: Bonkers zombie b-movie will rattle your coreIrish Independent


Source: Irish Independent November 09, 2018 08:03 UTC



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