One of the most iconic movies about the Second World War, Saving Private Ryan, is making a comeback.
This movie is considered a pioneer in the war genre, and it was marked by intense war sequences and heart-rending scenes that earned it a legion of devoted fans.
The accuracy with which the movie portrays how this great war unfolded has also earned it a lot of positive feedback from critics. Of particular note is the spot-on depiction of the Normandy landings, also known as the D-Day.
The 75th anniversary of the D-Day is coming up, and the war classic will be shown in 600 cinemas across the country.
The movie will be screened between 3 pm and 7 pm on June 2 and 5.
Another film starring the Hollywood icon Tom Hanks will also be shown in cinemas on June 23 and 25. The movie, Forrest Gump, will be celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Fathom Events is behind both of these returns. According to the company’s Vice President, Tom Lucas, the two films are clear signs why Tom Hanks is such a celebrated actor. Additionally, the two films are great classics.
Private Ryan has managed to get five Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.
Even though the two films are several years old, they are still marvelous cinematic masterpieces.
Commenting on the Omaha Beach scene, Tom Hanks stated that viewers have little choice of what to be horrified about. The experience is numbing and the movie is sure to change you in the 24 minutes that it unfolds.
According to the popular actor, that is the entire point of the movie. Steven Spielberg, the movie’s producer, has also received a lot of accolades for the cinematic rendering of the war whose impact is still evident in the world today.
Saving Private Ryan even managed to become part of the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress in 2014.
So, if watching this movie has been on your bucket list, here is your chance.