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Dunkirk 4.1

Dunkirk

I suppose that Christopher Nolan had to try some new genre in order to add to his already impressive canon. And why not give the…

Three Kings

Three Kings

Rating:  They should have called this one “Doug Ross Takes the Desert.” This is a not so subtle way of saying that George Clooney doesn’t…

Jarhead

Jarhead

Rating:  Stuff happens during wartime that nobody is proud of. You have prisoner torture, the wholesale slaughter of entire villages of innocent citizens and horrible…

Inglourious Basterd

Inglourious Basterds

Rating:  I’m no Tarantino sympathizer. Sure, Pulp Fiction is like one of the best movies ever made and his writing in True Romance is brilliant…

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Rating:  I’m completely ignorant about history. I think there was some war in the late 30’s and early 40’s, and I believe there were a…

Atonement

Atonement

Rating:  I read this book a bunch of years ago, and seem to recall a real Wuthering Heights thing going on. Of course I’m like…