Unbroken and 10 More Great Movies About World War II
Based on the best-selling non-fiction book “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand, Angelina Jolie’s acclaimed film “Unbroken” joins a long tradition of cinema’s interest in the intricate details of World War II.
Unlike many of the other films, however, “Unbroken" narrows its focus on the impact that one individual, USA Olympian and athlete Louis Zamperini, had on the hearts and minds of hundreds of other people in and around the war. For that reason, the film stands as an interesting look at one of the world’s most fascinating events and individuals.
With “Unbroken“ available on Digital HD now, and arriving on Blu-ray, and DVD on March 24, we’ve put together a list of 10 moregreat movies about World War II that you need to check out.
~Remember Chiyo, geisha are not courtesans, and we’re not wives. We sell our skills, not our bodies. We create another secret world, a place only of beauty. The very word “geisha” means artist, and to be a geisha is to be judged as a moving work of art. ~
When Jurassic Park was released in 1993, it was only a matter of time before the film’s eponymous fictional theme park became part of a real one. In fact, director Steven Spielberg said a Jurassic Park attraction preceded the film’s release. This exciting water-based attraction takes guests to Isla Nublar, where they’re exposed to magnificent prehistoric beasts and sufficiently-saturated with water. This concept art by Eric Heschong shows off a scene featuring the massive brontosaurus. The ride culminates with a climactic confrontation with the T-Rex and an 85-foot drop. Spoiler alert: you will get wet.