Tag Archives: World war 2

The Monuments Men (2014) Rated PG-13

A world war II platoon is ordered to rescue priceless art from Nazi thieves and return them to the original owners. Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, and Bill Murray. This is a story that needs to be told, but I … Continue reading

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Emperor (2012) Rated PG-13

As the Japanese surrender after World War II, General Fellers must decide whether or not Emperor Hirohito will hang as a war criminal. Starring Matthew Fox, Tommy Lee Jones, and Eriko Hatsune. This film covers the aftermath of World War II … Continue reading

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Man in an Orange Shirt (PBS) Rated TV-14

Two couples, one living in the post-WWII era and the other in present day, deal with the challenges in their lives. Starring Julian Morris, Vanessa Redgrave, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. I was unsure about this miniseries as the couples are gay, but … Continue reading

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Malaya (1949) Rated NR

A newspaperman convinces the government to steal rubber from the Japanese. Starring Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, and Valentina Cortese. This is a compelling story of a disreputable man who says that he can smuggle rubber out of British Malaya. Although it’s a … Continue reading

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The Mortal Storm (1940)

Rated NR One of my favorite Jimmy Stewart films. This film was made in 1940 before the U.S. entered WWII and it is a marvelous portrayal of what life was like for a family living on the border of Germany. It starts … Continue reading

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