Andrew Garfield’s award-winning film leaves HBO Max

An acclaimed Andrew Garfield film is set to drop from HBO Max – just as the actor is still enjoying the shine of his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut as Spider-Man in Spider-Man: No Way Home. The movie in question is hacksaw crest, the 2016 World War II biopic about Desmond Doss, a devout Christian who refused to violate the “Thou shalt not kill” commandment while serving as a combat medic in the Pacific. The film was a modest box office performer ($180.5 million on a $40 million budget), but an award-winning success, earning multiple Golden Globe and Oscar nominations – with Garfield’s performance being the star of the show. origin of the hype.

Sure, hacksaw crest also courted controversy, as well as her accolades. There were the usual debates over historical accuracy when it came to the life of Desmond Doss; it was also a problem for some viewers who hacksaw crest was directed by Mel Gibson, whose off-screen controversies have further overshadowed some of his appeal as a filmmaker.

Thanks to Spider-Man: No Coming Home, Andrew Garfield is once again a fan favorite of mainstream superhero movies; he’s also enjoying more accolades, having already won the Golden Globe for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his 2021 film, Tick, tick… Boom!, another biopic about the life of playwright Jonathan Larson. All in all, it’s a good time in Andrew Garfield’s career – and one of your last chances to really see how he got to this point.

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You can find a plot summary of Hacksaw Ridge below:

In Lynchburg, Desmond Doss and his brother Hal are raised by a dysfunctional family as their father Tom Doss is an alcoholic World War I veteran who beat their mother Bertha. One day, Desmond nearly kills Hal and his life is affected by the “Thou shalt not kill” command. Years later, he meets nurse Dorothy Schutte and they fall in love. Desmond, who is a Seventh-day Adventist Christian and a conscientious objector, decides to join the army to serve his country during World War II; however, he refuses to carry or use a weapon and asks to serve as a combat medic to save lives. He faces several problems while training and but he manages to go to war to participate in the Battle of Okinawa. Will it be useful on the battlefield?

hacksaw crest airs on HBO Max until the end of January (that is, only tonight).

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