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War Horse Movie

DVDs: War Horse Stumbles

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.18.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

War Horse is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, a solid young adult novel with classic status in the UK. It was turned into a brilliant bit of theater (really, you should see it if at all possible). But Spielberg's film fails on every level.

The Untold War Story -- Then and Now

Adam Hochschild | Posted 04.27.2012 | Home
Adam Hochschild

Filmmakers and novelists have long been fascinated by the way the optimistic, sunlit, pre-1914 Europe of emperors in plumed helmets and hussars on parade so quickly turned into a mass slaughterhouse on an unprecedented scale.

Movie Versus Book: Oscar Nominee 'War Horse'

Posted 02.25.2012 | Books

For each of this year's six Academy Award-nominated films that began as paperbound stories, we've found one reviewer who has only read the book, and o...

Jordan Zakarin

Meet Hollywood's Mysterious New Blockbuster Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.28.2011 | Entertainment

You could understand if Jeremy Irvine was feeling nervous, on edge, prickly: he's in a foreign country, bearing the burden of being the star of one of...

Jordan Zakarin

Haunting, Emotional Journey For 'War Horse' Stars

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment

From the moment Steven Spielberg signed on to direct "War Horse," one thing was clear: He could not tell the story from the point of view of the horse...

My War Horse & Spielberg's War Horse!

Jay Weston | Posted 02.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Many years ago I wrote a screenplay called The War Horses. My story, telling how the Boer War of Africa was won on a ranch in the American West, was based on a document discovered in the University of Denver's library.