Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

This review of Letters from Iwo Jima is published at Christianity Today Movies.-"Am I digging my own grave?" young Saigo wonders as he helps his fellow Japanese soldiers shovel out bunkers in the dark sand beneath Mt. Surabachi. And because we know the outcome of the Battle of Iwo Jima, we can make an educated guess at the answer to his question.In an unprecedented work of ambition and vision, Clint Eastwood has released two films in one year about that historic battle:¬†Flags of Our … [Read more...]

So It Begins: National Board of Review’s Top Ten of 2006

The National Board of Review, a secretive and suspicious society of film reviewers, have come up with their Top Ten of 2006.Their best picture pick? Letters from Iwo Jima, Clint Eastwood's follow-up to Flags of Our Fathers. … [Read more...]