Review: Stalingrad (Сталинград)

There’s something fascinating about movies set during wartime.  Some of the best movies ever made are set during war, often World War II. The most recent American film related to WWII, however, was the slick but lackluster The Monuments Men [see my review of The Monuments Men]. War isn’t pretty, though, which is why the films, like Saving Private Ryan, Lawrence of Arabia, Apocalypse Now and Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, are gripping, anxiety-provoking and even frightening to…Read More