The Devil's Rock (2011)

The Devil’s Rock (2011)

Published on October 18th, 2012 | by Chris

When Allied commandos and New Zealanders Ben Grogan (Craig Hall) and Joe Tane (Karlos Drinkwater) arrive at "The Devil's Rock," a secluded corner of the Channel Islands to take out a German gun emplacement, they have... Read More

New Releases

Lincoln (2012)


Published on October 16th, 2012 | by Chris

I think I'm looking forward to this one, but I wasn't even aware it existed until quite recently.  I need better sources. It'll be interesting to see how Spielberg handles this one.  The "unite" trailer has... Read More


Missing in Action (1984)

Missing In Action (1984)

Published on October 16th, 2012 | by Chris

I was going to watch this as part of the ongoing Worst War Movies Challenge, but you know what?  This isn't actually all that bad of a movie.  I'm being serious. Missing in Action is not... Read More



23 Horror-themed War Movies for Halloween

Published on October 12th, 2012 | by Chris

If I can philosophize all serious for a moment before I present the list.... In a way, all war movies are horror movies.  To an extent far beyond the confines of any ghost story or slasher... Read More

War Movie News

Basil L. Plumley (January 1, 1920 – October 10, 2012[)

Basil Plumley (1920-2012)

Published on October 11th, 2012 | by Chris

US Army CSM(R) Basil Plumley has passed on.  Plumley was Col. Hal Moore's "right hand man" and was portrayed by actor Sam Elliot in 2002's We Were Soldiers. In the 2002 film version, Mel Gibson played... Read More


The Front Line (2011)

The Front Line (2011)

Published on October 11th, 2012 | by Chris

As the Korean War (well the shooting anyway) drew to a close in 1953, the Aerok Hills are still being fought over in a desperate series of battles.  The area changes hands frequently in bloody conflicts,... Read More



The Flowers of War (2011)

Published on October 10th, 2012 | by Chris

The Flowers of War is a rather harrowing picture set in 1937 Nanking under Japanese occupation. It follows the story of one John Miller (Christian Bale), an undertaker who has arrived to bury the priest at... Read More


USS Seaviper (2012)

USS Seaviper (2012)

Published on October 9th, 2012 | by Chris

Much like Jarhead, there's about an hour and a half of my life I'll never get back.  USS Seaviper is probably the finest example of a movie about nothing.  It's the Seinfeld of war movies.  Except... Read More



Crusade in the Pacific: America at War (1951)

Published on September 22nd, 2012 | by Chris

If you want to know about the US involvement in the Pacific during World War II, then this series, "Crusade in the Pacific: America at War is it.  I can't say I've seen a more exhaustive... Read More



Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)

Published on September 20th, 2012 | by Chris

Just don't.  I should put this in with the Worst War Movie Challenge, but that would mean I'd actually have to finish it.  I made it about 20 minutes before I just couldn't take any more... Read More



Invasion USA (1985)

Published on September 18th, 2012 | by Chris

(Reviewed as part of the Worst War Movies Challenge) Remember when Chuck Norris made awesome movies? Yeah, me either.  But that's not the point.  The point is I have to flee to Canada now so Chuck... Read More


Hustler Squad (1976)

Hustler Squad (1976)

Published on September 14th, 2012 | by Chris

Oh my god, my sides.  When I started the Worst War Movies Challenge I had no idea how low I'd be sinking. I don't even know how to describe Hustler Squad, its that bad.  Even Dr.... Read More


The Last Escape (1970)

The Last Escape (1969)

Published on September 12th, 2012 | by Chris

I'm on the fence on this one. (That happens a lot doesn't it)... The problem with The Last Escape isn't so much that its a bad movie, because its not, really.  It's just not that good.  A... Read More


Iron Eagle (1986)

Iron Eagle (1986)

Published on September 10th, 2012 | by Chris

So.  As part of the Worst War Movies Challenge I figured I'd pick up one of the old standbys.  1986's Iron Eagle.  The height of "yeah, I don't think so" movies from the 1980s.  I know... Read More


Zone Troopers (1985)

Zone Troopers (1985)

Published on September 8th, 2012 | by Chris

Reviewed as part of the "Worst War Movies Challenge"!!] "It takes war to another dimension!" Boy, you can say that again.  A dimension of suck. Here's the gist:  Squad stumbles on crashed alien spaceship in Germany... Read More

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