Tag Archives: soldier

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Rated NR

A young soldier is disillusioned during World War I. Based on the book by Erich Maria Remarque. Starring Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, and John Wray. This film is brilliant in the fact that it shows the reality of war. We see … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Seeing You (1944) Rated NR

While home on furlough for Christmas, a soldier meets a young woman and love blossoms. Starring Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, and Shirley Temple. This is a lovely film; it shows how a soldier with a past can overcome hi issues. It’s … Continue reading

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7 Days in Entebbe (2018) Rated PG-13

Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris and the daring rescue mission that followed. Starring Batsheva Dance Company, Zina Zinchenko, Ben Schnetzer, Daniel Brühl, and Rosamund Pike. This … Continue reading

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Standing Post (2014) Rated NR

When a young Casualty Notification Officer tries to locate the last living family member of a fallen soldier, he is mistaken for the son of the soldier’s dying father. Based on the short story Night Watch by Roy Popkin. Starring … Continue reading

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Last Ounce of Courage (2012) Rated PG

The son of a fallen soldier tries to reconnect with his grandfather who is still grieving for his child. Starring Marshall R. Teague, Jennifer O’Neill, Rusty Joiner. This film suffers from a lack of focus on the main story, however … Continue reading

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Hell on Wheels (AMC) Rated TV-14

Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows a group of Union Soldiers, bent on revenge for the killing of his wife and child. Starring Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy. I loved this show. It’s brilliantly written and much … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast (CW) Rated TV-14

A detective falls in love with a former soldier who is in hiding from the government after being turned into a beast. Starring Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Nina Lisandrello. I had such high hopes for this show, having been a … Continue reading

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Joan Leslie (1925-2015)

(1925-2015)    Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Rated NR A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.  This Is the Army (1943) Rated NR In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an … Continue reading

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Brush of Honor (INSP) Rated PG

Brush of Honor is a reality show whose mission is to honor fallen service members. The artist Phil Taylor paints a portrait of the fallen service member and delivers it to the family as a tribute for his/her sacrifice. Starring Phil … Continue reading

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The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) Rated NR

A soldier reminisces about his life in Paris, following its liberation after WWII.  While there, he meets his wife, and the story follows the downward spiral of their marriage. This movie is loosely based on  F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story Babylon … Continue reading

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