Tag Archives: war

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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Zero Dark Thirty (2012) Rated R

A chronicle of the hunt of Osama bin Laden after September 11th through his death by the Navy S.E.A.L.’s Team 6. Starring Jason Clarke, Reda Kateb, Jessica Chastain, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Ehle, Harold Perrineau. A truthful, riveting account of the … Continue reading

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Superheroes Decoded (History) Rated TV-PG

The show documents the rise of superheroes in America. Starring Anthony Mackie, Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, George R. R. Martin, Jon Favreau, Stan Lee, Brad Meltzer This docuseries traces the origins of the superheroes from the comic books to the … 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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Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome (2012) Rated NR

Follows young William Adama in the First Cylon War. Starring Luke Pasqualino, Ben Cotton, Lili Bordán. Having recently enjoyed the new version of Battlestar Galactica, I was intrigued by this made for TV movie. However, it was a disappointment; it … 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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Hap and Leonard (Sundance) Rated NR

Straight-laced Hap Collins spent time in prison in the 60’s rather than be drafted in the Vietnam War. Leonard Pine, a Vietnam vet, is Hap’s best friend. When Hap’s ex-wife shows up with a get rich plan, things turn bloody.  … 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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The Shannara Chronicles (MTV) Rated NR

Based on the novels by Terry Brooks. A series chronicling the history of adventure, war, and evil between four lands. Starring Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero, Manu Bennett, Aaron Jakubenko, Emilia Burns, John Rhys-Davies. I was surprised to see … Continue reading

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