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Hacksaw Ridge

Mel Gibson returns with one of the most beautifully adapted acts of heroism I have ever seen. Hacksaw Ridge is possibly one of the best war films I have ever seen in my life and I was moved to tears by Andrew Garfield’s performance. 250 more words

Movie Reviews

A Caged Animal? A 60 second review of USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)

“Truman has chosen you and your crew to lead a highly classified mission.”

Remember Quint’s speech in Jaws about the American ship carrying the Hiroshima bomb that got hit, sank and stranded all the soldiers in open water to be attacked by sharks? 511 more words


Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk is a clean, colorful, and vibrant movie about the disconnect between war and the home front, fantasy and reality, but trips up in the execution. 719 more words


The Innocents (Les Innocentes)

Year of Release: 2016             Directed by Anne Fontaine.    Starring Lou de Laâge, Agata Buzek, Agata Kulesza, and Vincent Macaigne.

This review will not spoil the central plot point around which the story of… 892 more words

Veterans Day Films: The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Homer, Fred, and Al on their way home from combat

This movie, which won the Academy Award for Best Film in 1946, is a moving tale about three World War II veterans and their difficulties in readjusting to civilian life. 354 more words

The War Within: Hacksaw Ridge Review

The war epic has taken many forms throughout the history of cinema. Apocalypse Now, Full Metal Jacket, Saving Private Ryan and The Hurt Locker… 732 more words


In Theatres Now: Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

“Lord, please help me get one more.”  – Army medic Desmond Doss, rescuing soldiers in “Hacksaw Ridge.”

Corporal Desmond Doss, receiving the Medal of Honor from President Harry S Truman… 517 more words