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  • 1. War Horse: The little horse that could - inSing.com 6/18/12 5:28 AM Like 120k Register Login Businesses Food Movies Events Select a movie Select a cinema Search SG FOOD SHOPPING MOVIES EVENTS BEST DEALS TRAVEL NEWS MORE Home > Movies > War Horse: The little horse that could My friends activity Most Popular Madagascar 3 Reviews, Pictures,... The Dictator Reviews, Pictures,... Prometheus Reviews, Pictures, Trailers... The Dictator: A comedic dud -... War Horse: The little horse that could by Wang Dexian inSing.com - 29 December 2011 12:00 AM | Updated 13 January 2012 9:13 AM Tweet 1 Like Natasha Amanda King and 3 others like this. Subscribe to Newsletter Get e-mail updates on Food, Movies, Shopping and Events in Singapore plus Contests & Giveaways! Name Email Address Movie details | Watch trailer | Photo gallery | Buy tickets Rating: 5 out of 5 The Cast: Jeremy Irvine, David Thewlis, Benedict Cumberbatch, Emily Watson, Tom Hiddleston The Buzz: Adapted from the 1982 childrens book by Michael Morpurgo and the 2007 play based off the book, Steven Spielberg, who was supposed to produce the movie, decided to direct this movie the moment he read the first draft of the screenplay by Richard Curtis. Thats high praise right there. The Story: Set against the backdrop of World War I, the movie follows Joey, a young thoroughbred who is sold to the Narracott family to plow land. He is trained by the similarly young Albert (Jeremy Irvine), who he forms a strong bond with. When the War starts, Joey is sold to the British Calvary, which takes him onto a journey that sees him serving on both sides of the war.http://movies.insing.com/feature/war-horse-the-little-horse-that-could/id-85233f00 Page 1 of 4
  • 2. War Horse: The little horse that could - inSing.com 6/18/12 5:28 AM Experts Food Shopping Movies Beckii Dr Leslie Tay EvelynCOnline Bagaholicboy Movie Lover CinemaChen ‘The Delicacy’: Mei Zhen A tale of Rakuichi Sushi The CovetableHakkaat Unknown: cosmetic Movies with teeth: delectable... Delicacies Greenwich pouches V twists and turns Sharks vs.... When sweet freebie Delicious restaurant Japaneseabacus beads Toss world treats come A theout theof underwater In complicated thriller in unlikely sushi, of and half-moon Neeson. group takes for dumplings canvas by doesonegrill headed bagLiam size predators, packages. and inSing.com thinks: This year is the rare year that we get not just one, but two movies directed by at Shunfu skewers Road these 6 to suburbs matter? cheery cosmetic... Steven Spielberg in the holiday season. And without a doubt, “War Horse” is the better one out of the two. The film features some masterful direction from Spielberg as the narrative centres around the horse, Joey, and his companions throughout his trip of Europe during the First World War Joey, quite remarkably brings out something in everyone who encounter him; from Albert to both his Beckii C Cinema... Movie... Bagaholicb... British and German military handlers. Though there is a war in the film, it isnt necessarily about the war, per se. The film, in truth is really more about the horse, Joey, and the connections he makes with the people he meets through his Featured Series journey. These small encounters really bring out the humanity in the supporting characters and make for several heart-warming moments in the film. Additionally, to be able to coax you to feel emotions for a horse... its just really quite something to behold. inSing.com movie... inSing.com movie... Movie Review:... The Dictator: A... Food Shopping Review Fashion Nation Interview Bagaholicboy New Opening New Arrivals Giveaway Tech Weekly What’s New Movies Events Trailer feature Fun For Free Movie feature Preview Guide SC Reviews Contests Movie Lover Reviews Announcement Weekend Guide Review Search for feature articles The film is shot beautifully, and truly immerses you into a period when horses were used for everything; labour, transportation and yes, even war. Breath-taking shots of the European landscapes and a powerful score by John Williams make for an experience that honestly, we didnt want to end. To sum it all up, “War Horse” is a throwback to how films use to be made. An emotive and powerful script with universal themes that will radiate with anyone, this film is one for the entire family. Combined with stellar performances from a huge cast, wonderful cinematography and music score, this film is arguably Spielbergs finest hour since “Schindlers List” or “Saving Private Ryan”.http://movies.insing.com/feature/war-horse-the-little-horse-that-could/id-85233f00 Page 2 of 4
  • 3. War Horse: The little horse that could - inSing.com 6/18/12 5:28 AM Ladies and Gentlemen, they just dont make films like these much anymore. Editors Pick: Shopping Food-Drink Shopping Movies GSS 2012 How to be a Singapore Massive markdown sale Movie Review: Piranha foodie for everyone 3DD Bookmark Email Print Send to Mobile Share... Share 4 Leave a comment 0 comments Add a comment... Post to Facebook Posting as Dexian Wang (Change) Comment Facebook social plugin Related Content inSing.com movie reviews: The Lady: Lacks “iron” but still inspires Movie feature: 10 sure-fire Vday tips Movie feature: Go See Movies: May 2012 inSing.com movie reviews: ‘American Reunion’: Some things never change Movies Features Andy Lau distributes Buddhist teachings album for free Miriam Yeung shares photo of her newborn Ekin Cheng confirms wedding news Fan Bingbing denies being involved in Zhang Ziyis sex scandal "Prometheus" is not Europes most wanted inSing.com Browse A-Z About inSing Follow inSing RSS Feeds Business Search Food & Drink Businesses About Us Shopping Movies Events Contact Us Events Super Deals Movies Careers News Travel News FAQ SingNet Profiles Advertise with Us Recipes Subscribe to Newsletter © 2012 , SingTel Digital Media Pte Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use Disclaimers Site Map Developer tools Mobile Versionhttp://movies.insing.com/feature/war-horse-the-little-horse-that-could/id-85233f00 Page 3 of 4
  • 4. War Horse: The little horse that could - inSing.com 6/18/12 5:28 AMhttp://movies.insing.com/feature/war-horse-the-little-horse-that-could/id-85233f00 Page 4 of 4