Thursday, February 06, 2014

Monuments Men Movie Giveaway!!

I'm excited about this giveaway!  Apparently I'm in WWII mode because I just finished The Book Thief (finally!), recently saw the Anne Frank section of the Power of Children exhibit at the children's museum with Nate and now this...  anyway... here is a bit about the movie:

Cowriter and director George Clooney adapts author Robert M. Edsel's book The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History to tell the incredible true story of the seven art historians and museum curators who went behind enemy lines during World War II on a mission to recover some of the world's greatest works of art. As the Third Reich begins to topple, the German army receives explicit orders to destroy every work of art in their possession. Determined to prevent 1000 years of culture from going up in flames, American president Franklin D. Roosevelt assembles an unlikely task force comprised entirely of art experts to enter Germany, recover the works of art, and ensure they are returned to their rightful owners. With little knowledge of modern weapons or warfare tactics, the ragtag squadron successfully makes their way into enemy territory before realizing they've got their work cut out for them. Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, and Jean Dujardin star.

What an incredible cast!  I'm not gonna lie, I'm a little excited to see Lord Grantham (Hugh Bonneville from Downton Abbey) in something else.  I am eager to see how this all star cast works together.  My husband and I don't always agree on movies but I think this is one that we'll both enjoy!  The Monuments Men comes to theaters February 7th!!

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1 comment:

Jordan James said...

I think that it is fascinating how it is a true story!