Wednesday, 29 February 2012

5 Days of War (2011)

The Georgian War of 2008, a debacle sparked solely by Mikhail Sakashvili's military adventurism, get a glossed-up retelling where Georgia was the victim and hero.

Funded by Georgian businessmen, it has the best (or most desperate) Hollywood talent their money can buy.

Watch for: Renny Harlin's action direction. Despite his long Hollywood exile, he still knows how to make a good-looking film. As a war film with serious truth issues, watch as a doublebill with In the land of blood and honey.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 29 February 2012.

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