While brains aren’t necessarily a prerequisite for movies like this, Force of Nature tends to abuse the privilege, which would be fine if it was efficiently paced and had characters we care about.
S. Craig Zahler is a new voice in American cinema. His oeuvre includes his debut film Bone Tomahawk, a sun-bleached, blood-thirsty horror western, and his last film Brawl in Cell Block 99, a rough, no-holds barred riot-fest spectacular.
Hacksaw Ridge is a triumphant return to directing for Mel Gibson following a decade long absence. Based on the true events of Desmond T. Doss during one of the bloodiest battles of WWII at Okinawa.