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John Irvin

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘When Trumpets Fade’

    John Irvin’s (Hamburger Hill & The Dogs of War) 1998 HBO film When Trumpets Fade is an intense, brutally honest  look at front line combat at the closing end of World…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘The Dogs of War’

    This week’s pick pits a small group of international mercenaries sent by a British corporation to overthrow a two bit Idi Amin dictator in Sub Saharan Africa. John Irvin (Hamburger Hill,…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Hamburger Hill’

    Hamburger Hill (1987) is an intensely, well acted Vietnam War movie which shows seasoned combat troops at their very best. The film follows a group of men of the U.S. Army’s…