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  • War Movie Mondays: ‘The Devil’s Brigade’

    The Devil’s Brigade (1968) is the story of the military unit known as the 1st Special Service Force, a unit comprised of American and Canadian commandos which fought throughout Europe and…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Paths of Glory’

    Paths of Glory (1957) is one of the first masterpieces from acclaimed director Stanley Kubrick. It was loosely based on a rather obscure novel by Humphrey Cobb who published the story…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Southern Comfort’

    This week is a different kind of war movie, because it’s a war movie on the home front which mirrors the actions and feelings of what the country was going through…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Where Eagles Dare’

    1986’s Where Eagles Dare is a World War II spy/action film which is based on Alistair MacLean’s novel about a group of allied commandos who must break into an impregnable German…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘A Bridge Too Far’

    This week’s pick is Richard Attenborough’s A Bridge Too Far (1977) which was based on the Cornelius Ryan novel about the Allied airborne invasion of Holland in September 1944. A Bridge…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Zulu’

    Zulu (1964) directed and co-written by Cy Endfield, is a film which follows in the tradition of such films like The Four Feathers, The Charge of the Light Brigade, and Gunga…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘The Bridge At Remagen’

    This Week’s pick is yet again another World War II classic, the 1969 John Guillerman (King Kong 1976) film The Bridge At Remagen which stars George Segal (Lt. Phil Hartman), Ben…