Equestrian pans War Horse movie; lacks gravity and respect for horse

February 22nd, 2012|

War Horse Review by Haven Leavitt

For many equestrians, a Steven Spielberg movie about horses promised an exciting tale reflecting the human-equine bond while conveying what war means to those involved. Having heard that War Horse was a tearjerker, I braced myself for what I imagined would be an emotional and […]

War Horse Movie Review – feel good story with lush production and authentic locations

February 18th, 2012|


by Jane Louise Boursaw

Reel Rating: 4 out of 5 Reels

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of war violence

Released in Theaters: Dec. 25, 2011

Genre: War, Drama, Family

Runtime: 146 minutes

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, Emily Watson, Niels Arestrup, David Thewlis, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Celine Buckens

Official Site: War Horse

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War Horse, Not Typical Horseback Riding Vacation

September 14th, 2011|

From Disney’s Secretariat horse racing movie to Director Steven Spielberg’s War Horse, coming to movie theaters December 2011, horse lovers of all ages cheer on athletic and magnificent horses.

War Horse is a story of a young man named Albert and his faithful horse, Joey. Albert’s horse is sold to the cavalry during World War One […]