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TUESDAY TOP 5: War Films

I finally saw American Sniper this Saturday and I have to say it was a breathtaking portrayal of the life of Navy Seal Chris Kyle. Stay tuned for an American Sniper “Film in Review” post later this week for the full scoop!  710 more words


Why American Sniper Is Such A Huge Hit...

I have no idea, of course, but a few thoughts I’ve had about why this is such a hit are…

1)   The trailers really convey that the movie addresses war stuff and personal stuff which is a smart way to appeal to guys and their women. 314 more words


American Sniper

American Sniper left me with an unclean feeling. Before I talk about the directing, the performances, the cinematography or any other aspect regarding the film; I have to say that this movie made me feel icky. 809 more words


Film Review: Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor, released at the end of 2013, is a film based on the true story of Navy SEAL, Marcus Luttrell, who wrote a book with the same title about his story on Operation Red Wings. 1,054 more words


1930 All Quiet On The Western Front

Jumping only six months ahead of the last blog we’ve arrived the second awards of 1930.

“After all, war is war” Lew Ayres character Paul mutters to another soldier during bleak fighting in the combat zone of war torn Europe. 752 more words

American Sniper

Year of Release: 2015     Directed by Clint Eastwood.  Starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Sammy Sheik, and Keir O’Donnell.

It is always unfortunate when a film generates such strong political reactions that those reactions dominate any discussion of the film. 939 more words

American Stupidity

Let’s be frank, the Oscars are a big joke and have been for some time. For every film that deserves the award for best picture, such as  1,019 more words