Category Archives: war

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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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016) Rated R

A journalist chronicles her work in  Afghanistan. Based on the book, The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan by  Kim Barker. Starring Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina, Christopher Abbott, Billy Bob Thornton. This film was not the … Continue reading

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The Mountain Road (1960) Rated NR

A U.S. Major is assigned to blow up military installations in order to stop the advancing Japanese. Based on the novel by Theodore H. White. Starring James Stewart, Lisa Lu, Glenn Corbett. This movie, although not the best of its … Continue reading

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The Green Berets (1968) Rated G

 A Colonel takes two groups  of Green Berets on two missions in South Vietnam. Based on the book by Robin Moore. Starring John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, George Takei. The one thing about this movie that I struggled with … Continue reading

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Hotel Berlin (1945) Rated NR

At the end of WWII, a member of the German underground escapes the Gestapo by hiding in the Hotel Berlin. Based on the book, Hotel Berlin ’43 by Vicki Baum. Starring Faye Emerson, Helmut Dantine, Raymond Massey, Peter Lorre. This … Continue reading

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