Tag Archives: War

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Rated PG-13

Bilbo and company rage in a war against the combatants to save the Lonely Mountain from falling into the darkness. Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, and Richard Armitage. In this film, Peter Jackson … Continue reading

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World on Fire (PBS) Rated NR

A WWII drama that follows the lives of a group of Allies all over the world and the effects of the war on them. Starring Jonah Hauer-King, Julia Brown, and Helen Hunt. This is an interesting story. It does not … Continue reading

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Woman in Gold (2015) Rated PG-13

A Jewish refugee takes on the Austrian government to recover her family’s artwork stolen during WWII. Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, and Daniel Brühl. I thought this was great storytelling of true events – the art that was stolen during … Continue reading

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Fury (2014) Rated R

A tank commander makes tough decisions for his soldiers as they battle across Germany in 1945. Starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, and Logan Lerman. Fury covers the concept that war changes people. It doesn’t have the violence or even the … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, October 3, 2019

 Memory: The Origins of Alien (NR) Opens on Friday, October 4 Starring: Bijan Aalam, Tim Boxell, Axelle Carolyn The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott’s Alien – rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, … Continue reading

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Midway (1976) Rated PG

A drama surrounding the battle at Midway, which was the turning point in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Starring Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, and James Coburn. Midway is a unique film that uses battle footage and real footage … Continue reading

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David and Goliath (1960) Rated NR

King Saul learns that war with the Philistines is inevitable, and David, the shepherd boy, will be King. Starring Orson Welles, Ivica Pajer, and Eleonora Rossi Drago. This movie is poorly produced. However, Welles, who plays King Saul, is enjoyable … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Trail (1940) Rated NR

In 1854, a group of graduates from West Point heads out to Kansas, where they’ll keep the peace, so the railroad construction continues onto Santa Fe. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and Raymond Massey. The film is about the … Continue reading

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Bumblebee (2018) Rated PG-13

On the run in 1987 from the war between Autobots and Decepticons, Bumblebee heads to Earth to find sanctuary for all Autobots. Starring Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., and John Cena. This film is a typical Transformers film. It’s got … Continue reading

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Indivisible (2018) Rated PG-13

Army Chaplain, Turner, returns from war with unseen scars to fight for his marriage. Based on a true story.  Starring Sarah Drew, Justin Bruening, and Jason George. This film’s story is not the best written. It rushes through and doesn’t … Continue reading

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