Category Archives: War

Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

Director: Joseph Kosinski Writers: Ehren Kruger and Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie (Story by Peter Craig and Justin Marks) (Based on characters created by Jim Cash & Jack Epps Jr.) Great Summer entertainment. Incredible in IMAX.

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Top Gun (1986)

Director: Tony Scott Writers: Jim Cash & Jack Epps Jr. (Based on the magazine article “Top Guns” by Ehud Yonay)

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Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)

Director: Mike Nichols Writer: Aaron Sorkin (Based on the book “Charlie Wilson’s War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History” by George Crile) Mike Nichols’s final film. OK but really saved by Hoffman’s supporting performance. Miss him … Continue reading

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Allied (2016)

Director: Robert Zemeckis Writer: Steven Knight

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The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

Director: Joel Coen Writer: Joel Coen (Based on the play “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare)

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Forrest Gump (1994)

Director: Robert Zemeckis Writer: Eric Roth (Based on the novel by Winston Groom)

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The Last Duel (2021)

Director: Ridley Scott Writers: Nicole Holofcener & Ben Affleck & Matt Damon (Based on the book “The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France” by Eric Jager) Great! One of Ridley’s best in years and … Continue reading

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Universal Soldier (1992)

Director: Roland Emmerich Writers: Richard Rothstein & Christopher Leitch and Dean Devlin

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Shadow in the Cloud (2020)

Director: Roseanne Liang Writers: Max Landis and Roseanne Liang

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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Director: Joe Johnston Writers: Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (Based on characters from Marvel Comics)

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