• 2010s A Year in the Blue (2014)
  • 2010s Jarhead 2: Field of Fire
  • 2010s The Monuments Men (2014)
  • 2010s Phantom (2013)
  • New Releases COPPERHEAD
  • 1940s Cottage to Let (1941)
  • 1990s Bravo Two Zero (1999)
  • 1990s Ride With the Devil (1999)

2010s

A Year in the Blue (2014)

A Year in the Blue (2014)

Published on August 25th, 2014 | by Chris

Ever wonder what it would be like to go through the US Air Force Academy?  Well, A Year in the Blue gives you a chance to follow the class of 2014 as they embark on just ... Read More


2010s

Into The White

Into The White (2013)

Published on August 21st, 2014 | by Chris

Into The White puts us into the Scandinavian winter desert during WWII.  Two planes, German and English, have just been shot down in the same vicinity.  The survivors each come across a small hunting cabin, and ... Read More


2010s

Jarhead 2: Field of Fire

Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014)

Published on August 17th, 2014 | by Chris

The original Jarhead back in 2005 was a dull, lifeless, waste of a couple of hours.  Thankfully, Jarhead 2: Field of Fire, only shares the franchise name in common.  Actually, I really liked Jarhead 2, once ... Read More


2010s

A Field in England

A Field in England (2013)

Published on June 2nd, 2014 | by Chris

What the hell did I just watch?  No, really, I mean it. I just watched A Field in England, and I have no idea what just happened. None. There was this guy, and he met some ... Read More


2010s

The Monuments Men (2014)

The Monuments Men (2014)

Published on May 19th, 2014 | by Chris

The Monuments Men (in case you were living in a cave for the last several months) is a fictionalized re-telling of the story of the "Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives" division of the US Army in ... Read More


News

The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988)

One Year Later

Published on April 16th, 2014 | by Chris

So, its been almost a full year since I made a conscious decision to stop watching war movies.   A few recent events have caused me to re-examine the decision, and I figured I'd start writing this ... Read More


2010s

Phantom (2013)

Phantom (2013)

Published on July 16th, 2013 | by Chris

Phantom was not as bad as I was expecting, but not as good as I had hoped.  That's the extremely abridged short version. We find ourselves in the Soviet Union in the late 1960's.  Captain Demi ... Read More


Site News

Apocalypse Now: Redux (1979/2001)

WarMovieBlog on Shore Leave

Published on April 24th, 2013 | by Chris

It's true.  I'm taking a break from war movies for a while.  I may still watch one on occasion, but every so often I have to take a break and "resensitize" as it were.  After so ... Read More


1970s

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Published on March 25th, 2013 | by Chris

Zulu Dawn takes a star-studded look at the Battle of Isandlwana, where the British suffered a crushing defeat to the Empire in South Africa at the hands of the Zulu in 1879. The movie spends about ... Read More


New Releases

COPPERHEAD

Copperhead Trailer

Published on March 22nd, 2013 | by Chris

Director Ron Maxwell of Gods and Generals and Gettysburg fame this summer brings us Copperhead. Starring Billy Campbell, Angus MacFayden, Augustus Pew, Lucy Boynton, Francois Arnaud, Casey Brown, Genevieve Steele, Josh Cruddas, Andrea Lee Norwood, Hugh ... Read More


1940s

Cottage to Let (1941)

Cottage To Let (aka Bombsight Stolen, 1941)

Published on March 22nd, 2013 | by Chris

Alright.  I'm not even sure how to explain this movie.  So this review will be shorter and probably more confusing than most.  I'm hesitant to call Cottage to Let a "War movie," for obvious reasons, but ... Read More


1990s

Bravo Two Zero (1999)

Bravo Two Zero (1999)

Published on March 19th, 2013 | by Chris

The true story of a British SAS unit during the Gulf War back in January 1991, Bravo Two Zero takes us behind enemy lines in Iraq, and into a run for our lives. Given the callsign ... Read More


1990s

Ride With the Devil (1999)

Ride With The Devil (1999)

Published on March 16th, 2013 | by Chris

Ride With The Devil leads us into the infamous Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas during the Civil War, through the eyes of a band of "independent southerners," most notably one Jake Roedel (Tobey Maguire.)  Although the ... Read More


2010s

Iron Sky (2012)

Iron Sky (2012)

Published on March 13th, 2013 | by Chris

(Speaking of war movie/scifi crossovers...) I realize I'm going to get raked over the coals for this, but I thought Iron Sky was a terrible movie.  Terrible, and everyone involved knows it, and because of that, ... Read More


Articles

The Empire Strikes Back

10 Sci-Fi War Movies and Series

Published on March 12th, 2013 | by Chris

There's no denying that the Science Fiction genre and the War Movie genre are closely related.  I'm currently working on a piece which will chronicle the influence that war movies have had on scifi films and ... Read More


1990s

Behind The Lines (1997)

Behind The Lines (1997)

Published on March 10th, 2013 | by Chris

Behind The Lines, or Regeneration, depending on where you see it, takes place during World War I in an Army mental hospital in Scotland.  Dr. Capt. Rivers (Jonathan Pryce) is the lead doctor in charge of ... Read More


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