Category Archives: War

A Man Escaped (1956)

Director: Robert Bresson Writer: Robert Bresson (Based on the memoir by Andre Devigny)

Posted in Drama, Foreign, Thriller, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ride with the Devil (1999)

Director: Ang Lee Writer: James Schamus (Based on the novel “Woe to Live On” by Daniel Woodrell)

Posted in Drama, War, Western | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ashes and Diamonds (1958)

Director: Andrzej Wajda Writers: Jerzy Andrzejewski & Andrzej Wajda (Based on the novel by Jerzy Andrzejewski)

Posted in Drama, Foreign, Romance, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Action, Drama, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top Gun (1986)

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

Posted in Action, Drama, Romance, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Comedy, Drama, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Allied (2016)

Director: Robert Zemeckis Writer: Steven Knight

Posted in Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

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

Posted in Drama, Thriller, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Forrest Gump (1994)

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

Posted in Drama, Romance, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Action, Drama, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment