Hacksaw Ridge

Last night I saw the excellent Hacksaw Ridge at the cinemas. It is the true story of Private Desmond Doss in WW2 whose faith-based convictions precluded him from touching a weapon but didn’t stop him going to war as a medic. He was determined to serve “God and country”, despite the opposition he would encounter, first from his fellow countrymen and then the enemy on the battlefield.

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This review contains spoilers so read no further if you intend on watching (warning: very heavy on the gore… possibly the bloodiest war movie I’ve ever seen).

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