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Movie: Last Days in Vietnam

During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Oct 31, 2019 - 2 comments

Movie: The Bridge

In 1945, Germany is being overrun, and nobody is left to fight but teenagers. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jul 12, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: The Battle of Algiers

In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 28, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: The Victors

Intelligent, sprawling saga of a squad of American soldiers, following them through Europe during World War II. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 16, 2018 - 1 comment

Movie: MASH

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 29, 2018 - 11 comments

Band of Brothers: Carentan  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 3

On D-Day plus two, the scattered men of Easy Company regroup with the help of Pvt. Albert Blithe (Marc Warren). Lt. Welsh (Rick Warden) then delivers their orders: they must take the town of Carentan.
posted by scruffy-looking nerfherder on May 3, 2017 - 3 comments

Podcast: Homecoming: 6. OPTIMISTS

What happened to the aquarium? Do you feel like coming to work every day? I'm going to stop you there, okay? [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Dec 22, 2016 - 4 comments

Podcast: Homecoming: 5. HYSTERICAL

Would you call this a date? The sequel is ten times as good as the original. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Dec 14, 2016 - 0 comments

Movie: Where Eagles Dare

Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner... but that's not all that's really going on. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 7, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: The Big Red One

The story of a sergeant and the inner core members of his unit as they try to serve in and survive World War II. A semi-autobiographical account by director Samuel Fuller; the original version was chopped from a 270 minute cut to 113; most reviews below are from the 2004 "Reconstruction" version which, although it post-dated Fuller's death, likely comes closer to realizing his vision. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 19, 2016 - 3 comments

Movie: American Sniper

Based on the true story of a U.S. sniper who served in Iraq.
posted by bq on Jan 22, 2015 - 24 comments

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