How to Make a WWII Movie: Spielberg vs Tarantino

What makes a war movie look and feel real? In this video essay, Margarita G compares some of Spielberg’s strategies for evoking authenticity in his films, Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan, versus Tarantino’s approach to framing history in Inglorious Basterds.



Tom Hanks

Historical Drama


Steven Spielberg

Schindler’s List