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In his feature film debut, Little uses washed-out color and a you-are-there immediacy to tell a powerful wartime tale of survival, morality and honor. Read full review
It's no earthshaker, but the indie film is refreshingly different from the current movie norm, it's won more than 15 awards on the festival circuit, and war-movie aficionados will find it well worth the journey. Read full review
Saints and Soldiers isn't a great film, but what it does, it does well. Read full review
Director-cinematographer Ryan Little neatly ratchets up the suspense while throwing emotional spotlights on the inner struggles of each combatant trapped in this hostile, frozen wilderness. Read full review
The triumph here is a matter of craftsmanship rather than art, but it's rare enough even on that level for a film to be worth celebrating. Read full review
Inspired by actual events, Saints and Soldiers benefits by being a small-scale war movie. Read full review
For a certain kind of moviegoer, Saints and Soldiers provides above-average nostalgia. Others, more hardened, might call it child's play. Read full review
Wants to be an epic in the mold of "Saving Private Ryan," but it's hindered by its modest budget. Read full review
Shackles its characters with stale dialogue straight out of decades-old Sgt. Rock comic books. Read full review
That the film seems willing to erect a simple religious parable on such a moral morass is bewildering. That it should do so without accurately depicting the nightmare of Hitler's Europe is unconscionable. Read full review
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