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Guest Review: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016)

Written/Directed By: Ang Lee
Cast: Joe Alwyn, Mackenzie Leigh, Steve Martin, Garrett Hedlund
Runtime: 1 hr 53 minutes

It is frustrating when a film has all the ingredients to be brilliant but ends up just a good movie. 461 more words

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K9s and War Movies

I’ve been interested recently in War Films, or other stories that focus on the military.  Oddly enough, they’ve never really been one of my favorite genres, but time to time I’ll find one I really like, and reading the play version of Aaron Sorkin’s… 250 more words


Hacksaw Ridge (2017)

Director: Mel Gibson

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn, Hugo Weaving.

The word relentless springs to mind when I think of Hacksaw Ridge. It’s a film that commits completely to capturing the intensity and brutality of war. 710 more words



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‘MEN IN WAR’ – Directed by Anthony Mann (1957)

A man whose politics were left-wing, Mann made some of the most interesting Westerns ever produced, and many with James Stewart who was a renowned believer in hard right politics. 678 more words


10 Years: “Letters from Iwo Jima”

With war films, of any variety on any war, sometimes it may seem tough to get behind a certain one. No, it’s not the violent and graphic content, which really could make you react in one way or another, thus changing the experience, but a different feeling altogether. 1,329 more words


[Movie Review] Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

It’s hard to make “overwhelming odds” consistently feel convincing. Blockbusters have relied on those for so long that their villains and threats have to keep raising the stakes in order to be taken seriously. 1,298 more words