War

Attack on Leningrad (2009)

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“Attack on Leningrad” is an English film, written and directed by Aleksandr Buravsky. It’s 1941 and the German have surrounded Leningrad. They plan to destroy the city by cutting off the food and starving it’s millions of residents. Enter Kate Davis (Mira Sorvino) a British war corespondent that gets trapped in Leningrad. Forced into hiding, […]

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Alvarez Kelly (1966)

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Alvarez Kelly was directed by Edward Dmytryk. Dmytrky was a member of the Hollywood Ten, he served time in prison for being in contempt of Congress during the McCarthy trials. After a months he testify again, and gave the names of his fellow members in the American Communist Party. This kept directing low budget films […]

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The Alamo (1960)

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The Alamo was one of two films directed by John Wayne the other was “The Green Berets (1968) “.  “In the Alamo, Wayne really goes all out to portray all-American heroes, fighting for freedom. While the Alamo seems like a historical film about the famous battle, it has nothing to do with history.  The historians […]

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Paths of Glory (1957)

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Stanley Kubrick directs Paths of Glory, his next movie Spartacus is one on my favorites. Kubrick directs many of the best movies of our time, movies like 2001, Clockwork Orange and Full Metal Jacket. Paths of Glory is one of  Kirk Douglas best performances as Col Dax,  working to save his men from being shot […]

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