Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam


Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam was directed and produced by Bill Couturie. Couturie is best known for the Academy Award-winning documentary “Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt”.  Dear America was a multi-Emmy Award winner. The movie uses real letters written by US soldiers for it’s narration.  The film is archive footage, together they convey the personal experiences of the men and women that served in Vietnam. […]

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San Quentin (1937)

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San Quentin (1937) was directed by Lloyd Bacon. Bacon directed numerous movie’s for Warner Brothers in the 1930s and 40s. Captain Stephen’ Jameson (Pat O’Brien) regular army is sent to  San Quentin to become the top prison guard. He so good at handling men the warden feels he can turn the prison around. He falls for May (Ann […]

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Three Comrades (1938)

Three Comrades (1938)   The movie was directed by Frank Borzage an old silent movie star turned director. He directed “A Farewell to Arms” with Gary Cooper. The movie is about three ex-German soldiers, that stick together after WWI. The three are Gottfried (Robert Young), Otto (Franchot Tone) and Erich (Robert Taylor). Erich falls in love […]

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Harry Brown (2009)


Harry Brown (2009) was directed by Daniel Barber. This is Barber first full length feature. Harry (Michael Caine) recently widowed ex-marine lives in a neighborhood overran by a gang of vicious thugs. The gang taunts, then murders his best friend, sending Harry over the edge. The movie held my interest with gang members that are […]

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