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FILM REVIEW: Fury (15)

| October 26, 2014

Released : 22nd October 2014
Rated : 15
Running Time: 134 mins
BBFCinsight: Strong bloody violence, gore, strong language
Director: David Ayer
Stars: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs, Scott Eastwood, Xavier Samuels

In April 1945 the Allies are pushing towards Berlin, clearing Nazis from towns and villages en route. Don ‘Wardaddy’ Collier (Brad Pitt) is a battle hardened tank commander fighting on the front line in his tank nicknamed ‘Fury’. With the assistant driver dead new recruit Norman Ellison (Logan Lerman) joins the tank crew, trained to do a desk job as a clerk the horrors of war come as a shock Norman. He soon realises he must learn to kill Germans before they kill him.

The film is gritty, showing the horrors that man can inflict on fellow men in the name of war. Brad Pitt is excellent playing the tank commander, he gives the character depth and realism making for a believable account of the Battle in Europe. From shock to sadness, love to madness all emotions are encountered in the film.

This is a must see film featuring an outstanding performance from Bradd Pitt. Every one of the 135 minutes of this film are worth watching, it’s timeless cinema that bring home the heroism and bravery that secured our freedom during World War Two.

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