The Guilfordian

Sam Mendes brings new war-movie spectacle

Sam Mendes, director of 1917.

Francisco Montenegro, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

“1917” is the latest spectacle from director Sam Mendes, known for his work on “Skyfall.” Like Christopher Nolan’s WWII film “Dunkirk” from 2017, this film is a brilliant showcase of cinematography and suspense. However, this WWI tale takes a more emotional route, demonstrating the horror...