Browsing the "1980s" Category

War Requiem (1989)

October 21st, 2010 | by Chris

Take a beautiful piece of classical music, Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem", toss in a healthy dose of opera-ish direction and


Radio Bikini (1988)

August 21st, 2010 | by Chris

Radio Bikini is a short documentary that explores the "able" and "baker" nuclear weapons tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946.


84 Charlie MoPic (1989)

July 3rd, 2009 | by Chris

Well, I finally managed to, um, find a way to watch this in its entirety, and quite frankly its not


First Blood (1982)

January 14th, 2009 | by Chris

Ah, the one that started it all, that introduced us to the now immortal character of John J. Rambo (Sylvester


Hamburger Hill (1987)

October 15th, 2008 | by Chris

In May, 1969, Airborne troops were tasked with the awful duty of taking a hill from the North Vietnamese, in


The Final Countdown (1980)

September 22nd, 2008 | by Chris

Awww, come on.  If you were alive in the 1980's you've seen The Final Countdown.  It was on TV like


The Atomic Cafe (1982)

July 10th, 2008 | by Chris

Call me a sucker for stuff like this, but I really liked 1982's The Atomic Cafe. It's a roughly 90-minute


Some Kind of Hero (1982)

June 9th, 2008 | by Chris

On his first day out on patrol in Vietnam, Corporal Eddie Keller (Richard Pryor) is taken prisoner by the North


Casualties of War (1989)

December 14th, 2007 | by Chris

Where do I even begin?  With the recent release of Redacted, director Brian DePalma has resurrected the spectre of the


The Iron Triangle (1989)

August 24th, 2007 | by Chris

I'm really torn on this one.  1989's The Iron Triangle pits one Captain Keene (Beau Bridges) against a young VietCong



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