Browsing the "1950s" Category

Fixed Bayonets! (1951)

March 7th, 2013 | by Chris

Iconic director Samuel Fuller brings us Fixed Bayonets!, a film about a platoon in Korea with a dangerous mission... to


The Wings of Eagles (1957)

February 26th, 2013 | by Chris

The inimitable combination of John Wayne and John Ford team up once again for 1957's The Wings of Eagles.  The


The Sad Sack (1957)

February 23rd, 2013 | by Chris

Continuing in a vein of comedy-slash-war movies, this time we look at 1957's The Sad Sack.  A comedy of errors


Submarine Command (1951)

January 21st, 2013 | by Chris

I found Submarine Command to be an interesting little movie.  Partly because of the angle they approach from, and partly


The Square Peg (1958)

January 17th, 2013 | by Chris

I fear this review will be short and to the point, because there just isn't a whole lot I can


Kings Go Forth (1958)

January 3rd, 2013 | by Chris

"All's fair in love and war," right?  Kings Go Forth turned out to be such an odd little picture.  I


Invasion, U.S.A. (1952)

November 30th, 2012 | by Chris

Not to be confused with the Chuck Norris destruction-fest of the same name, 1952's Invasion USA takes a look at


When Hell Broke Loose (1958)

October 22nd, 2012 | by Chris

Well, I figured I'd better take a break from the Worst War Movies and from the Halloween-y stuff and get


The Desert Rats (1953)

July 3rd, 2012 | by Chris

Billed as a sequel to 1951's The Desert Fox, mainly on James Mason's reprisal of his role as General Erwin


Fires on the Plain (1959)

April 11th, 2011 | by Chris

Fires on the Plain manages to compress all of the inhumanity, desolation, and desperation of war into the scope of


Sabre Jet (1953)

March 28th, 2011 | by Chris

I really, really wish I could find more information on this little-known movie, because as cliched and strange as it


Go For Broke! (1951)

February 16th, 2011 | by Chris

"Go For Broke!" was the motto of the 442nd Combat team, famous for being comprised of Japanese-Americans, a number of


Tank Battalion (1958)

February 15th, 2011 | by Chris

Wow.  Just wow.  What a totally dreadful movie. OK, it starts out well enough, with a group of guys in


Bombers B-52 (1957)

September 13th, 2010 | by Chris

Take a story that likely resonated with a lot of people circa 1957, add in a dash of romance with



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