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REVIEW: Full Metal Jacket (1987)

One man’s journey from boot camp to war is depicted in what is hailed as one of Stanley Kubrick’s best.

A group of young recruits enters the Marine Corps boot camp as they prepare for the Vietnam War. 830 more words

American Films

Fantasy Tank Designs #2: The White Tiger

For the next post in the series I will be looking at the almost mythical tank known as the “White Tiger.” This vehicle appears in the Russian-made film of the same name, which is rather interestingly based on Moby Dick. 1,783 more words


Their Finest

Their Finest

Directed By: Lone Scherfig

Grade: C/C+

Set during World War 2 the British Ministry hires Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) to write the female parts and dialogue for their important morale boosting films. 460 more words



Never has a film taken me into itself the way that Dunkirk did. Whilst studying history informs us of what happened, it isn’t until rare occasions, such as this, where the power of film can actually add the necessary emotion/feeling to that information; for one to really understand the terror and fight for survival that these humans, who actually lived through what you wrote about on that exam paper, endured. 468 more words


War Stories: Why they may be worth your time

“War is nasty; war is fun, War is thrilling; war is drudgery. War makes you a man; war makes you dead.”

Harvard University President Drew Faust borrows this quote to illustrate that…

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Book Reviews

"Wolf Warrior II" Dominates China Box Office

Things are looking up for action star-director Wu Jing as his recent outing, Wolf Warrior II, has dominated the China Box Office as the highest grossing film in its native country. 117 more words

Action Films

REVIEW: The Battleship Island (2017)

Veteran director Ryoo Seung-Wan takes on this film inspired by true events depicted near the end of World War II that makes good use of its cast and location. 701 more words

Action Films