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Archive for July 1st, 2011

War Horse

We’ve been hearing about this movie for months now, though it’s all been fairly secretive. This trailer proves Steven Spielberg is the greatest button pusher of all time and combined with John Williams scoring, tears will be flowing a plenty! I’m moved to water works with a crappy film if it stars a dog or horse, so this movie just may be the end of me. I don’t know much about the plot but can’t help but think of similarities to Black Beauty. We all know how that ends and it still gets me every time I happen to run across it on cable. Oooooh! How many days till Christmas?!?!?! Do you think I can sneak Cass & Becca into the theater?

“Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, War Horse begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert (Irvine), who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets — British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter — before the story reaches its emotional climax in the heart of No Man’s Land. “

 

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