War isn’t clean, it’s not glamorous, and it costs a lot to survive it. Fury follows the story of an elite American tank crew fighting in Germany near the end of the Second World War.
Fury is a heavy hitting movie. It relies on gripping set pieces, grisly mise en scene, and taught performances to convey the complexities of war. It strips away much of the sentimentality, the idea that the West were the ‘good guys’, and it subtly shows why the last remaining German troops were so fanatical – this was their homeland and they were prepared to die defending it. Continue reading “Fury (2014) Film Review”