Movie theater enthusiasts have a huge reason to get excited this winter as British war film 1917 makes its way to theaters. Directed by Sam Mendes, with a cast that boasts George MacKay, Dean Charles Chapman, and Colin Firth, this movie tells the story of a race against time. The cinematography on the film is highly unique as the filmmakers involved used long takes to make the film appear as if it were just one long shot. The film tells a story of two soldiers trying to save the lives of 1600 of their fellow soldiers. They have an important message that could truly change the course of the war and they must find a way to get this message to the comrades who need it most. The musical score, realism, and acting are just a few of the components that caused viewers to fall in love with this film. It enjoyed a release in the United Kingdom in very early December and was released in the United States later that month. Viewing this film is definitely an experience one should not miss out on as this highly anticipated film expects to win many awards at the upcoming movie awards season. A true must see film.