Tagged: war

POSTERS: Kelly’s Heroes

FOR MEMORIAL DAY… Brian G. Hutton’s 1970 Men on A Mission/Caper Film is a real gem. The story follows a squad of ragtag WWII...

The Films of HOWARD HAWKS

When I was told about the Howard Hawks Blogathon by my friend Ratnakar of Seetimaar – Diary of a Movie Lover I was really...

In Memory of Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine is an actor that over the years I’ve come to appreciate more and more. His tenacious persona in the many films and...

Teens fight for freedom in RED DAWN

There are always movies that go on to become part of our collective pop culture memory because they hit on certain issues happening when...

The Beguiled

The Films of Don Siegel: The Beguiled

During the Civil War, somewhere in the state of Louisiana, a Union soldier John McBirney (Clint Eastwood) is seriously injured in battle and on...

The Deer Hunter

Michael Cimino’s The Deer Hunter

The industrial steel town of Clairton, PA and the community of Russian-Americans who reside there provide the primary backdrop for Michael Cimino’s existential war...

10 Mad As Hell Mercenary Movies

10 MAD AS HELL MERCENARY MOVIES

The typical war movie is usually about soldiers that fight to uphold democracy and justice in the face of tyranny and focuses on the...