Dulce Et Decorum Est: A Documentary on the Horrors of War

Directed by Wilfred Owen, this movie has gotten a record 99.99% on the movie review website rotten tomatoes.com, won an Oscar for Best Picture, and voted “Best Documentary of 2019” by the readers of The Penguinland Post. Though not suitable for children, this movie follows Wilfred Owen in his story fighting in WW1. As seen on the movie poster above, the movie emphasizes on the quotes “Dulce Et Decorum Est” (Owen 1) and “In all my dreams… drowning.” (Owen 1) in Wilfred’s own poem Dulce Et Decorum Est in order to clarify the theme of both of Owen’s creations, how war is not something that is glorified – it is something that haunts you for your life.

3 thoughts on “Dulce Et Decorum Est: A Documentary on the Horrors of War

  1. I agree with you about how the theme of the poem, I like how you have most of the elements of a movie poster, but why did you choose to draw the poster by hand, instead of doing it on a laptop? Because if you draw it by hand it is quite messy.

  2. Wow! I didn’t know that there was a movie on the poem! And 99.99%?? That’s crazy! I really liked the way you made your movie poster, it shows the mood of the story and is also visually appealing. Plus, it has features that make it a movie poster, like the “Imax”, quotes, and title. I think you could go deeper into the explanation of your poster in your paragraph, and use some more quotes. Otherwise, I really like your post!

  3. Great poster, I think hand drawing the poster adds some elements that otherwise won’t work out on the computer. I like the creativity and thought that went into this. I also like how you embedded the quotes into the poster.

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