I actually really liked this movie. I thought the casting was great, Nicole Kidman is devastastingly lovely and Jude Law is sex on a stick. It is sometimes a bit slow, but Anthony Minghella really tries to make an old fashioned epic and it comes very close.
The story is about lovers ripped apart by the Civil War and the...
(complete Cold Mountain review by Jessica Film Junkie)
Cold Mountain (2003) is an unusual war movie in that its focus is more on the innocent causalities of war than on the war itself. This civil war story is more about hope, home, love, and humanity amidst the selfishness, social havoc, and senseless violence of war.
The cruelty of war takes the dramatic backdrop to the...
(complete Cold Mountain review by David Hurlbert)