A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.
Churchill, we are now presented with another biopic about the former wartime Prime Minister with Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour. Gary Oldman takes up the mantle in this latest depiction of the British icon, but aside from the actor’s excellent performance, the film is ultimately disappointing and predictable.
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