They Shall Not Grow Old Reviews

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July 11, 2019
This film is an indelible tribute to the soldiers who, as they put it, had a job of work to do, and did it.
July 8, 2019
While difficult to watch, They Shall Not Grow Old is a loving tribute to a grandfather from his grandson and to a generation of young men who fought bravely and survived.
July 2, 2019
They Shall Not Grow Old is probably the finest thing Peter Jackson has had his hand in since Heavenly Creatures.
June 21, 2019
The effect is to take something as enormous and incomprehensible in scope as a world war and make it shockingly intimate.
June 4, 2019
Although some might recoil in horror at ... coloring old footage, the way it's done is really quite remarkable and makes this ... footage look ... as if it was just shot yesterday.
May 18, 2019
A unique cinematic experience that offers a rare glimpse into a nearly forgotten war that has never felt as tangible as it does here.
May 1, 2019
Peter Jackson has successfully recreated the lost world in the trenches of the First World War. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 18, 2019
That the documentary genre, when it's done well... [is] stronger than any work of fiction is something justly verifiable in this film by Peter Jackson. [Full review in Spanish]
April 18, 2019
The film sidesteps the politics of the war to focus on the common soldiers and their experiences in the First Great War with a wonderful narration and a beautiful technological feat. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 18, 2019
Even if you don't think you are a WWI buff, this remarkable film is an experience you do not want to miss.
April 17, 2019
They Shall Not Grow Old escapes the fiction and documentary conventions to come up with a shocking and moving testimony. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 16, 2019
A potent documentary that is also a technical prodigy in the hands of Peter Jackson and the artists at Weta Digital. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 12, 2019
They Shall Not Grow Old is such an apt title because the experiences of these soldiers are made entirely immediate, through both technical and narrative care.
April 5, 2019
Seeing the visuals and hearing the details from real soldiers who experienced the Great War is something that would have been impossible a few years ago. But with present day technology, It's like going back 100 years in a time machine.
March 15, 2019
Even without the 3D format, it really seems to bring those soldiers and the war alive and into the theater.
March 12, 2019
If you just want to see the result of groundbreaking computer restoration of hours and hours of black and white WWI footage that honors the centennial of the "war that was to end all wars," do see They Shall Not Grow Old.
March 5, 2019
The result is nothing short of a landmark cinematic event.
March 5, 2019
A tremendous and sobering work. It honors those who gave up their own free lives that many more might be born into their own.
March 3, 2019
There's a lot to debate here, and a lot to admire.
February 27, 2019
Collapses the gulf between past and present, bringing history to life in one of the most visceral experiences I've ever had in a movie theater. It's extraordinary.
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