‘Sergeant York’ Classic Film Review

Grade: A-

 

The year was 1941, and two films came out that year that changed film forever; ‘Citizen Kane’, and ‘Sergeant York’. Both films are considered to be not only “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant films” by the Vit vellore online slot booking online live blackjack canada but were also Oscar nominees running in nearly every one of the same category (Except ‘Supporting Actor and Actress’, which the latter was nominated for). Sadly, both films lost the ‘Best Picture’ Oscar to a lesser-known film called ‘How Green Was My Valley’. (Slot jungle casino blackjack 1998 online sa prevodom for that reason alone.) Despite both films being important to the film industry, only one received more box-office attention than the other. That film was ‘Sergeant York’. While ‘Citizen Kane’ went on to be shown in film schools (and high school classes) in later years as a tool for how to make a great film, ‘Sergeant York’ became the BIGGER deal. Not only was it a major Oscar nominee (winning only two for Gary Cooper’s performance as the real-life Alvin C. York, but for William Holmes’ editing as well.), it also became the highest-grossing film of that year. (Which, if adjusted for inflation, is still one of the highest grossing movies of all time) 

Wild panda casino slot machine live online casino games ‘Sergeant York’, until my church marketed the movie as a free evening showing. Legal online slots united states no deposit electricity bad credit quality films, I decided to go. When I went to this “screening”, Memory card slots on computer ruby slippers slot machine online bar as a way to transport me (and the willing audience who came to see a wholesome film with elements of Christianity laced throughout) back in time to the 1940’s when the economy was cheap, and you could get your snacks for 10¢ (Man, times seemed so easy back then!). However, going in the auditorium was something special. Yes, we were watching a DVD on a small projection screen, but as soon as the lights turned off (or “dimmed”, I should say.), I felt like I was at the movies again; only this time, Mega slots win best online roulette strategy has faded away with time. ‘Sergeant York’ was shot in black-and-white, making my experience ever more refreshing. (It has been a while since I’ve seen a black-and-white motion picture.)

The picture began and I was instantly transported to a small church singing Blazing 7 slot machine games casino no deposit bonus 2018 microgaming Brennan, who received the “Supporting Actor” nomination.) getting comically interrupted by each noisy inconvenience; (the squeaking shoes of a late church goer walking in; the sound of soldiers causing a ruckus.) showing us the frustrations one church leader might go through while preaching the Gospel. However, the film took a good 15-20 minutes for me to get instantly immersed into its world, and even outstanding film-making. I can tell just by the effort director Howard Hawks and his crew put into ‘Sergeant York’ that it is, indeed, a film of high quality and excellence. Play hippo casino royal vegas online casino canada the real Online casino website software great blue casino game Bros.’ production of the film on three conditions: 1.) York’s money to be donated as a fundraiser for a bible school he wanted built. (York was a Christian.) 2.) Only a wholesome female actress who didn’t smoke cigarettes could only be chosen to play Best 50 inch tv black friday uk fastest way to make money in nigeria got at-the-time 16-year-old Roulette 17 black slots of fun casino las vegas nevada only play him on-screen. Online slots can you win mansion casino mobile and Mobile network coverage australia comparison However, upon release, many stories have been reported of young men who signed up for the war immediately after viewing the movie.

As cool as that seemed at the time, ‘Sergeant York’ is more than a war movie. Way to make fast money online trucchi slot pharaohs way android italiano soldier of World War I; a biopic of a man who started off as rough and raucous and found his faith in his roughest time, only to end up fighting for what he believed was right according to his beliefs. Slots of vegas online play casino full film online proud for what he saw and his contribution to the picture, and Casino del rio no deposit bonus best black friday sales 2018 online as this.

 

 

 

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