- 2h 10min
- Directed by: Nicolai Fuglsig
- Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, William Fichtner
- UK release: 26 January 2018
US Army Captain Mitch Nelson (Hemsworth) is put in command of a small unit fighting its way on horseback to a Taliban stronghold. A strong cast and large-scale production don’t quite compensate for a John Wayne-esque story that offers gratifying triumphalism in place of difficult political questions.
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12 Strong22 Jan 2018
Spectacular but simplified Afghanistan war film, starring Chris Hemsworth
War never goes out of fashion as a cinematic staple; even during the Obama-era, Lone Survivor, Act of Valor and 13 Hours flew the flag for the brave US soldier as global policeman. Danish director Nicolai Fuglsig's debut feature 12 Strong follows the…
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