New Releases

Flyboys (2006)

New DVDs 1/30

Published on January 30th, 2007 | by Chris

New war movies on DVD this week: Flyboys (2006) ... Directed by Oscar winner Tony Bill, this epic drama tells the true story of the Lafayette Escadrille, a group of Americans who volunteered for the French... Read More


1980s

Glory (1989)

Glory (1989)

Published on January 28th, 2007 | by Chris

The US Civil War is a period that hasn't received as much attention as World War II, or Vietnam, but the few films or miniseries that have come out about it have been nothing short of... Read More


1960s

The Dirty Dozen (1967)

The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Published on January 9th, 2007 | by Chris

When you think of war movies, there are a few movies that should immediately pop into your mind. Tora, Tora, Tora. Saving Private Ryan. Platoon. And of course, The Dirty Dozen. The story of twelve convicted... Read More


1950s

The Enemy Below (1957)

The Enemy Below (1957)

Published on January 6th, 2007 | by Chris

Normally I haven't been big on sub movies, heck or Navy movies in general. Lately I'm getting a bit of a thing for them. What with the strategic maneuvers, the tension of the crew, and the... Read More


1960s

Father Goose (1964)

Father Goose (1964)

Published on January 2nd, 2007 | by Chris

What can you say about Father Goose? A light-hearted comedy starring Cary Grant and Leslie Caron, about a drunken slob forced into a position as a coastal spotter in the South Pacific during WWII. He manages... Read More


1940s

Private Snafu

Private SNAFU – Booby Traps (1944)

Published on January 1st, 2007 | by Chris

Happy New Year from the WarMovieBlog! This'll be the first look at Private SNAFU. Of course you all know what SNAFU means (and if you don't I've heard that its German...) Private SNAFU was a character... Read More


2000s

Windtalkers (2002)

Windtalkers (2002)

Published on December 31st, 2006 | by Chris

2002's Windtalkersis the semi-fictional tale of two Navajo code-talkers and their USMC "protectors" during the Battle of Saipan in the Pacific during World War... Read More


1980s

Platoon (1986)

Platoon (1986)

Published on December 30th, 2006 | by Chris

Much has been said about Oliver Stone's 1986 Platoon, culminating in a Best Picture Academy Award that year. It's the story of young Chris (Charlie Sheen), fresh off the plane into the shit. And he winds... Read More


1990s

Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Published on December 30th, 2006 | by Chris

I've always wanted to see "Jacob's Ladder" since it came out, and never had the opportunity. When it finally aired on HDNet Movies this past weekend I made a point of staying up and watching it.... Read More


1990s

Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (1995)

Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (1995)

Published on December 30th, 2006 | by Chris

Since I'm on a "Cold War" run to start off the site, lets look at 1995's "Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie." "Trinity" is a documentary that explores the creation and development of nuclear weapons... Read More


1980s

Red Dawn (1984)

Red Dawn (1984)

Published on December 30th, 2006 | by Chris

Ah the eighties... The height (well, maybe the second peak...) of cold-war paranoia and anti-Soviet-isms. One of the prime examples of 80's Anti-Red movies is '84's Red Dawn. Now lets just excuse the near tactical impossiblity... Read More


1960s

The Bedford Incident (1965)

The Bedford Incident (1965)

Published on December 30th, 2006 | by Chris

We'll start things off with a cold war suspense film about a destroyer and its captain in the hunt for a mysterious unidentified submarine somewhere in the general vicinity of Greenland... Read More


Site News

Welcome to WarMovieBlog.com!!

Published on December 30th, 2006 | by Chris

Hi folks! Welcome to the WarMovieBlog! Here's the deal.  I'm a bit of a war movie buff, I can't resist watching them, and I figured I'd share my thoughts and experiences with the world at large.... Read More


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