Category Archives: war

Les Misérables (2012) Rated PG-13

 In 19th Century France, ex-convict Jean Valjean takes on a factory workers daughter, changing both their lives. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit. I’m sorry to say that I’ve never been a fan of Les Misérables. … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman (2017) Rated PG-13

Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, hears of the conflict in the outside world, and she leaves her home to save the world and in the process discovers herself. Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright. This film is the back story … Continue reading

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Turn: Washington’s Spies (AMC) Rated NR

 This series follows Abe Woodhull as he bands together a group of friends to form  The Culper Ring, a group of spies who turned the tide in the American Revolution.  Based on the book, Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s … Continue reading

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Battle Hymn (1957) Rated NR

 A bomber pilot turned minister rejoins the service during the Korean War.  Based on the true story of  Colonel Dean E. Hess and his book, Battle Hymn, 1956 autobiography. Starring Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Alan Hale Jr. This film is unlike any … Continue reading

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Lincoln (2012) Rated PG-13

As the civil war rages on, Lincoln struggles with battles in his own cabinet. Based on the book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, … Continue reading

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Rated R

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, one of the first conscientious objector who earned Medal of Honor during the Battle of Okinawa. Starring Andrew Garfield, Richard Pyros, Jacob Warner, Hugo Weaving Hacksaw Ridge highlights the battle where Pfc. Doss earned … Continue reading

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Six (History) Rated NR

Navy SEAL Team Six attempts to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan when they discover  an American working for the enemy. Starring Barry Sloane, Kyle Schmid, Juan Pablo Raba, Edwin Hodge, Brianne Davis, Nadine Velazquez, Dominic Adams, Walton Goggins, Nondumiso … Continue reading

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War Dogs (2016) Rated R

Based on the true story of two friends, who won a contract from the Pentagon to arm the United State’s allies in Afghanistan. Starring Miles Teller, Steve Lantz, Gregg Weiner, Jonah Hill I have to say this film isn’t half … Continue reading

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Return to the Hiding Place (2013) Rated PG-13

When the Nazis start killing the Jews in Holland, a group of boys fight to save the innocents. Starring John Rhys-Davies, Mimi Sagadin, Craig Robert Young. Although it has its share of flaws, this film does offer a different perspective … Continue reading

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Resistance Movement (2013) Rated NR

Three teenagers risk their lives to tell the truth about the Nazi’s in Germany. Based on the true story of the Helmuth Hubener group. Starring Joseph Paul Branca, Caleb Jenson, Dashiell Wolf. I was unfamiliar with the story of these … Continue reading

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