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Great Guns (1941)

June 24th, 2011 | by Chris

I am a huge fan of Laurel and Hardy, and was sorely disappointed by their war-time effort, Air Raid Wardens,


The Deer Hunter (1978)

June 24th, 2011 | by Chris

Shamefully, I have to admit to never, ever, seeing 1978's The Deer Hunter before.  I'm not sure why, either.  I've


Gray Lady Down (1978)

June 14th, 2011 | by Chris

The phrase "Gray Lady Down", at least according to the movie of the same name, refers to the situation where


Platoon (1986, Blu Ray)

June 7th, 2011 | by Chris

I have to say, I was looking forward to seeing Oliver Stone's Platoon on Blu Ray for the first time. 


Battle For Haditha (2007)

June 2nd, 2011 | by Chris

Battle for Haditha is a faux-documentary-style movie based on a true event, the November 2005 'retribution' attack on a group


To End All Wars (2001)

May 12th, 2011 | by Chris

Don't mistake To End All Wars for just another rehash of The Bridge on the River Kwai.  While the topic-at-hand


Hiroshima (1995)

April 20th, 2011 | by Chris

In 1995 Showtime released this miniseries/docudrama about the events leading up to, and including the atomic bomb drops on Hiroshima


Rhineland (2010)

April 19th, 2011 | by Chris

Thanks to indie director Chris Grega for sending me a copy of his film, "Rhineland."  Once again I have to


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


Battle: Los Angeles (2011)

March 31st, 2011 | by Chris

Take equal parts Black Hawk Down and Cloverfield, mix in elements from District 9, Aliens, War of the Worlds, The


The Killing Fields (1984)

March 31st, 2011 | by Chris

There are some movies which are just plain difficult to watch, but you really need to watch them anyway.  1984's


71: Into the Fire (2010)

March 30th, 2011 | by Chris

Wow, just wow.  I'd read a lot about this movie out of Korea, about a band of college students thrust



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