Tag Archives: War

The War with Grandpa (2020) Rated PG

When his grandfather moves into his house and his room, Peter declares war against him. Starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Rob Riggle. This was a horrible film. The filmmakers tried to toe the line between violent and cheesy … Continue reading

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The Secrets We Keep (2020) Rated R

In post WWII America, a woman in suburbia kidnaps her neighbor in order to extract revenge for war crimes that he may have committed. Starring Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, and Chris Messina. This film is interesting, and it makes you … Continue reading

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Sicario (2015) Rated R

An FBI agent is called into a government task force that is fighting the war on drugs at the Mexican-United States border. Starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, and Josh Brolin. This film takes us into the world of drug smuggling. We … Continue reading

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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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