Category Archives: War

The Great Raid (2005)

DIRECTED BY: John Dahl STARRING: Benjamin Bratt, James Franco, Connie Nielsen, Joseph Fiennes, Marton Csokas, Motoki Kobayashi RATED: R OPINION STARS: 4.5 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Gritty, Emotional, Inspiring DESCRIPTION: As World War II rages, a lone battalion … Continue reading

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The Hurt Locker (2008)

DIRECTED BY: Kathryn Bigelow STARRING: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse RATED: R OPINION STARS: 5 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Thoughtful, Gritty, Suspenseful DESCRIPTION: The Hurt Locker follows one of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Coriolanus (2011)

DIRECTED BY: Ralph Fiennes STARRING: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Chastain RATED: R OPINION STARS: 5 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Epic, Gritty, Dramatic DESCRIPTION: An arrogant general (Fiennes) is banished by the republic he … Continue reading

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Act of Valor (2012)

DIRECTED BY: Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh STARRING: Unnamed Active-Duty Navy SEALs, Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez, Nestor Serrano RATED: R OPINION STARS: 4.5 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Violent, Intense, Inspiring DESCRIPTION: An elite team of Navy SEALs is tasked … Continue reading

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War Horse (2011)

DIRECTED BY: Steven Spielberg STARRING: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, Peter Mullan, David Thewlis, Niels Arestrup, Tom Hiddleston RATED: PG-13 OPINION STARS: 5 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Inspiring, Emotional, Epic DESCRIPTION: Young Albert Naricott (Irvine) enlists for service in … Continue reading

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