Berger’s ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ Was Brilliantly Unwatchable

Christopher McHale
2 min readFeb 8

All Quiet on the Western Front was brutal. It took me days to get through it, and by the end I just fast forwarded the last ten minutes of violent futility.

A war story should be a horror story and this one was the most nerve wracking of horror stories. It was brilliant in every way, stunning even, the cinematography, the soundtrack, but just too…

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