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War Movies Challenge - Official; March 2019

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Post by blocho » March 15th, 2019, 10:14 pm

maxwelldeux wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 5:22 am
blocho wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 4:00 am
12. The Battle of Britain (1943) - WWII

The fourth and most boring so far in the Why We Fight series, probably because it's the least political thus far. Its message is mostly about heroic Britain rather than about shaping public understanding of the cause, which I think is more interesting from a historical perspective.

I'm also always fascinated by what the movies deliberately lie about (rather than just exaggerate). In this movie, there is no mention whatsoever of radar, and instead credit for detecting German attacks is given to "listening posts." There's even a shot of some ear horns attached to a wooden post, along with the hilarious claim that this system allowed the British to identify German formations before they even left the continent. I'm guessing that even in 1943 radar was so secret that no mention could be made of it.
Have you watched Five Came Back? Netflix docuseries about the five US directors who made films about the war and how their careers were affected by the war. They talk about the Why We Fight series quite a bit and provide a lot of context for it. (If I'm repeating myself, sorry - I might not be perfectly sober.) I haven't seen Britain yet, but I've seen most of the rest - and while I don't really "like" any of them, the Five Came Back series provided a lot of context that made me appreciate them more.
I might see it eventually. I'd like to read the book first. I read Mark Harris' Pictures at a Revolution and thought it was excellent.

Of course, the other movie closely associated with Capra's Why We Fight series is Andrew Jarecki's 2005 doc also titled Why We Fight, which is about a different topic but clearly takes its name and some influence from the wartime series.

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Post by Simba63 » March 16th, 2019, 12:39 am

23. Hope and Glory (1987) - 7/10

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Post by 3eyes » March 16th, 2019, 2:36 am

4. Lost command (66) - [Algerian war (also Fr Indonesia)]
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1. In-cheon sang-ryuk jak-jeon / Operation Chromite (S Kor 16) [Korean War]
2. Bimujang jidae / The demilitarized zone (S Korea 65) [Korean War]
3. Loin des hommes / Far from men (Fr 14) - [Algerian war] [double]
4. Lost command (66) - [Algerian war (also Fr Indonesia)]
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Post by sol » March 16th, 2019, 3:56 am

How I Won the WarShow
1. Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989)
2. The Magic Face (1951)
3. Eastern Condors (1987)
4. American Sniper (2014)
5. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
6. King of Hearts (1966)
7. Red Dawn (1984)
8. Culloden (1964)
9. MASH (1970) REVISION
10. Duck Soup (1933) REVISION
11. Mudbound (2017)
12. Regeneration (1997)
13. The Stick (1988)
14. Tropic Thunder (2008) REVISION
15. Dr. Strangelove (1964) REVISION
16. Soldiers in Hiding (1985)
17. Private's Progress (1956)
18. The Square Peg (1958)
19. Is Paris Burning? (1966)
20. The Young Lions (1958)

21. Beautiful People (1999)

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Post by maxwelldeux » March 16th, 2019, 7:07 am

Who chose not to make love?Show
1. Fear and Desire (1953)
2. The Shop on Main Street (1965)
3. The Hurt Locker (2008)
4. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
5. The Pentagon Wars (1998)
6. From Here to Eternity (1953)
7. Last Days in Vietnam (2014)
8. Team America: World Police (2004)
9. The Big Parade (1925)
10. Apocalypse Now (1979)
11. After Fire (2016)
12. A Time for Drunken Horses (2000)
13. Le Grand Homme (2014)
14. The Vietnam War: Riding the Tiger (2017)
15. The Vietnam War: The River Styx (2017)
16. The Vietnam War: Resolve (2017)
17. Dunkirk (2017)
18. Kanal (1957)
19. Rambo III (1988)
20. National Bird (2016)
21. Iron Eagle (1986)
22. Navy Seals (1990)
23. Iron Eagle II (1988)
24. Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975)
25. The Battle of Pussy Willow Creek (2010)
26. The Vietnam War: This is What We Do (2017)
27. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
This is yet another Powell/Pressburger film that I just didn't get into. Though I see the quality of this one and there are some great sets and coloring, this did nothing for me.

28. Code Unknown (2000)
Haneke double, though the war aspect is lighter here. Five interlocking stories told in a weird, but interesting way. I'm not sure what I thought about it - I enjoyed it, but immediately thought I wanted to rewatch it to start picking up on more subtleties.

29. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
This was a sad but sweet story of a Russian soldier trying to visit his mom on a brief break from the war, but his good-nature kept sidetracking him helping others others out. Sweet, but the ultimate plot line wasn't something that resonated with me. Much more uplifting that I would have guessed.

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Post by jeroeno » March 16th, 2019, 7:18 am

21. Private (2004)
22. Ostatni etap (1948)
23. Les carabiniers (1963)
24. Transport z ráje (1963)

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Post by Traveller » March 16th, 2019, 10:56 am

32. Catch-22 (1970) - 7/10
33. Lacombe Lucien (1974) - 7/10
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But at the bottom, the immanent philosopher sees in the entire universe only the deepest longing for absolute annihilation, and it is as if he clearly hears the call that permeates all spheres of heaven: Redemption! Redemption! Death to our life! and the comforting answer: you will all find annihilation and be redeemed!

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Post by allisoncm » March 16th, 2019, 3:24 pm

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1. Regeneration (1997) 4.5/10
2. Last Days in Vietnam (2014) 7/10

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Post by frbrown » March 16th, 2019, 5:38 pm

WW2 cartoons

2a. Falling Hare (1943)
2b. Scrap Happy Daffy (1943)
2c. Daffy - The Commando (1943)
2d. The Ducktators (1942)
2e. Nimbus libere (1944)
2f. Commando Duck (1944)
2g. Spies (1943)
2h. Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips (1944)
2i. Herr Meets Hare (1945)
2j. Booby Traps (1944)

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1. Victory Through Air Power (1943)
2a. Falling Hare (1943)
2b. Scrap Happy Daffy (1943)
2c. Daffy - The Commando (1943)
2d. The Ducktators (1942)
2e. Nimbus libere (1944)
2f. Commando Duck (1944)
2g. Spies (1943)
2h. Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips (1944)
2i. Herr Meets Hare (1945)
2j. Booby Traps (1944)

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Post by Traveller » March 16th, 2019, 7:55 pm

34. The Fifth Seal (1976) - 8/10
Fantastic film, my favorite one so far for this challenge and a strong contender for an even higher rating upon revisit.
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But at the bottom, the immanent philosopher sees in the entire universe only the deepest longing for absolute annihilation, and it is as if he clearly hears the call that permeates all spheres of heaven: Redemption! Redemption! Death to our life! and the comforting answer: you will all find annihilation and be redeemed!

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Post by hurluberlu » March 16th, 2019, 8:07 pm

1. Life and Nothing But / La Vie et Rien d'autre (Bertrand Tavernier, 1982) [France] 7
2. In Which We Serve (David Lean, Noel Coward, 1942) 6-
3. The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (Henry Hathaway, 1951) 5+
4. Letters from War / Cartas da Guerra (Ivo Ferreira, 2016) 8
5. Peshmerga (Bernard-Henri Lévy, 2016) [France] 7+
6. The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers [Directed by Women] (Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith, 2009) 7-
#JeSuisCharlie Liberté, Liberté chérie !

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Post by Daviddoes » March 16th, 2019, 11:05 pm

13. Shorts - 61 min
13a. London Can Take It! (1940) 9min
13b. Kokoda Front Line! (1942) 9 min
13c. The Battle of Midway (1942) 18min
13d. Nicht löschbares Feuer (1969) 25min

14. Darkest Hour (2017) 6/10

15. Inglourious Basterds (2009) (REWATCH) 8/10

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1. Generation Kill (2008) Ep. 1

2. Generation Kill (2008) Ep. 2

3. Generation Kill (2008) Ep. 3

4. Underground (1995) 9/10

5. Generation Kill (2008) Ep. 4

6. Generation Kill (2008) Ep. 5

7. Johnny Got His Gun (1971) 7/10

8. Kocár do Vídne (1966) 8/10

9. Generation Kill (2008) Ep. 6

10. Generation Kill (2008) Ep. 7

11. The Duellists (1977) 5/10

12. Leningrad (2009) 6/10

13. Shorts - 61 min

14. Darkest Hour (2017) 6/10

15. Inglourious Basterds (2009) (REWATCH) 8/10

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Post by frbrown » March 16th, 2019, 11:35 pm

3. The Breadwinner (2017)

US invasion of Afghanistan. My first (and last?) non-WW2 watch of the challenge


4. Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors (1945)

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1. Victory Through Air Power (1943)
2a. Falling Hare (1943)
2b. Scrap Happy Daffy (1943)
2c. Daffy - The Commando (1943)
2d. The Ducktators (1942)
2e. Nimbus libere (1944)
2f. Commando Duck (1944)
2g. Spies (1943)
2h. Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips (1944)
2i. Herr Meets Hare (1945)
2j. Booby Traps (1944)
3. The Breadwinner (2017)
4. Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors (1945)

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Post by 72allinncallme » March 16th, 2019, 11:44 pm

64. Kuroi ame (1989) [DtC-nom]
65. Äideistä parhain (2005)
66. Maudite soit la guerre (1914) [DtC-nom]
67. Der lachende Mann - Bekenntnisse eines Mörders (1966)
68. Daliás idök (1983)
69. Bloody Sunday (2002)
70. Arousi-ye Khouban (1989)
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1. ¡Ay, Carmela! (1990)
2. Fixed Bayonets! (1951)
3. Avanti popolo (1986)
4.-10. Generation Kill (2008)
11. Flandres (2006)
12. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
13. Iraq in Fragments (2006)
14. The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961) [DtC-nom]
15. Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA (2000)
16. V tumane (2012) [DtC-nom]
17. The Spanish Earth (1937)
18. The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (1980)
19. Savrseni krug (1997) [DtC-nom]
20. Nobi (1959)
21. King Rat (1965) (l) [DtC-nom]
22. Yadon ilaheyya (2002)
23. Windtalkers (2002)
24. The Train (1964)
25. No End in Sight (2007)
26. La marcia su Roma (1962) (l)
27. Zvezda (2002)
28. I girasoli (1970)
29. The Purple Plain (1954) [DtC-nom]
30. They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
31. Prigionieri della guerra (1995) [DtC-nom]
32. Matomena Hristougenna (1951)
33. No habrá más penas ni olvido (1983)
34. Les petites guerres (1982)
35. Dolina miru (1956)
36. Daleká cesta (1950)
37. Tutti a casa (1960)
38. Ni liv (1957)
39. 'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar (1990)
40. Tatlong taong walang Diyos (1976) [DtC-nom]
41. Sobibór, 14 octobre 1943, 16 heures (2001) (l)
42. Najeun moksori (1995)
43. De røde enge (1945)
44. Pojat (1962)
45. Soldiers in Hiding (1985)
46. El compadre Mendoza (1934)
47. Austeria (1982)
48. Bankier van het Verzet (2018)
49. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
50. Liberté, la nuit (1984)
51. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
52. Raduga (1944)
53. Seisaku no tsuma (1965)
54. Fuefukigawa (1960)
55. Der var engang en krig (1966)
56. Rio Conchos (1964) [DtC-nom]
57. Shunpu den (1965)
58. Zvezda (1953)
59. The Magic Face (1951)
60. Night Will Fall (2014)
61. Sedmina - Pozdravi Marijo (1969)
62. ...a pátý jezdec je Strach (1965)
63. Bilder der Welt und Inschrift des Krieges (1989)
64. Kuroi ame (1989) [DtC-nom]
65. Äideistä parhain (2005)
66. Maudite soit la guerre (1914) [DtC-nom]
67. Der lachende Mann - Bekenntnisse eines Mörders (1966)
68. Daliás idök (1983)
69. Bloody Sunday (2002)
70. Arousi-ye Khouban (1989)

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Post by 3eyes » March 17th, 2019, 1:46 am

5. Zabana! (Algeria 12) [Algerian war of independence]

Ahmed Zabana was the Algerian freedom fighter to be executed by guillotine (1956).
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1. In-cheon sang-ryuk jak-jeon / Operation Chromite (S Kor 16) [Korean War]
2. Bimujang jidae / The demilitarized zone (S Korea 65) [Korean War]
3. Loin des hommes / Far from men (Fr 14) - [Algerian war of independence] [double]
4. Lost command (US 66) - [Algerian war of independence (also Fr Indonesia)]
5. Zabana! (Algeria 12) [Algerian war of independence - 3d check]
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Post by Simba63 » March 17th, 2019, 1:52 am

24. In Which We Serve (1942) - 7/10

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Post by jdidaco » March 17th, 2019, 2:48 am

21. Un acte d'amour/Act of Love (Anatole Litvak, 1953) 7.5/10
22. L'horizon (Horizon, Jacques Rouffio, 1967) 9/10
23. Amour et Sexe sous l'Occupation (Love and Sex under Nazi Occupation, Isabelle Clarke, 2011) 7.5/10
24. Frantz (François Ozon, 2016) 8/10

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1. La défense du drapeau (Alexandre Promio, 1897) 6/10 (1 min), Les enfants de France et de la guerre (Children of France During the War, Henri Desfontaines, 1918) 8/10 (33 min), Le discours d'acceptation glorieux de Nicolas Chauvin (The Glorious Acceptance of Nicolas Chauvin, Benjamin Crotty, 2018) 8.5/10 (26 min) (Total: 60 min)
2. Je t'attendrai (Three Hours, Léonide Moguy, 1939) 9/10
3. Patrouille sans espoir/Patrouille de choc (Shock Patrol, Claude Bernard-Aubert, 1957) 9/10
4. L'ironie du sort (The Irony of Chance, Édouard Molinaro, 1974) 9/10
5. Charlie Bravo (Claude Bernard-Aubert, 1980) 8/10
6. Liberté, la nuit (Liberty at Night, Philippe Garrel, 1984) 9/10
7. Gibraltar (It Happened in Gibraltar, Fyodor Otsep, 1938) 8/10
8. La verte moisson (Green Harvest, François Villiers, 1959) 8.5/10
9. Martin Soldat (Soldier Martin, Michel Deville, 1966) 9/10
10. Le soldat Laforêt (Laforet the Soldier, Guy Cavagnac, 1972) 9/10
11. Port-Arthur (I Give My Life, Nicolas Farkas, 1936) 7.5/10
12. Le mensonge de Nina Petrovna (The Lie of Nina Petrovna, Viktor Tourjansky, 1937) 10/10 (l)
13. Le repas des fauves (Champagne for Savages, Christian-Jaque, 1964) 8.5/10
14. Les fêtes galantes (The Lace Wars, René Clair, 1965) 7.5/10
15. 1 homme de trop (Shock Troops, Costa-Gavras, 1967) 7.5/10
16. Les camisards (The French Calvinists, René Allio, 1972) 9.5/10
17. Jericho (Henri Calef, 1946) 10/10 (l)
18. Les évadés (The Fugitives, Jean-Paul Le Chanois,1955) 7.5/10
19. Moranbong, une aventure coréenne (Moranbong, a Korean Adventure, Claude-Jean Bonnardot, 1960) 9/10
20. Tu ne tueras point (Thou Shalt Not Kill, Claude Autant-Lara, 1961) 9/10

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Post by vortexsurfer » March 17th, 2019, 5:23 am

6. Death Force (Cirio H. Santiago, 1978)
7. Voskhozhdenie/The Ascent (Larisa Shepitko, 1977)

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1. G.I. Jane (Ridley Scott, 1997)
2. Band of Brothers: Currahee (2001)
3. Band of Brothers: Day of Days (2001)
4. Band of Brothers: Carentan (2001)
5. Band of Brothers: Replacements (2001)
6. Death Force (Cirio H. Santiago, 1978)
7. Voskhozhdenie/The Ascent (Larisa Shepitko, 1977)

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Post by jeroeno » March 17th, 2019, 6:09 am

25. Das Boot Ep01 (1985)
26. Das Boot Ep02 (1985)
27. Das Boot Ep03 (1985)
28. Trzecia czesc nocy (1971)
29. Generation Kill: Get Some (2008)
30. Generation Kill: The Cradle of Civilization (2008)
31. Generation Kill: Screwby (2008)
32. Generation Kill: Combat Jack (2008)
33. Generation Kill: A Burning Dog (2008)

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Post by Traveller » March 17th, 2019, 7:51 am

35. They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) - 6/10
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But at the bottom, the immanent philosopher sees in the entire universe only the deepest longing for absolute annihilation, and it is as if he clearly hears the call that permeates all spheres of heaven: Redemption! Redemption! Death to our life! and the comforting answer: you will all find annihilation and be redeemed!

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Post by sol » March 17th, 2019, 7:54 am

How I Won the WarShow
1. Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989)
2. The Magic Face (1951)
3. Eastern Condors (1987)
4. American Sniper (2014)
5. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
6. King of Hearts (1966)
7. Red Dawn (1984)
8. Culloden (1964)
9. MASH (1970) REVISION
10. Duck Soup (1933) REVISION
11. Mudbound (2017)
12. Regeneration (1997)
13. The Stick (1988)
14. Tropic Thunder (2008) REVISION
15. Dr. Strangelove (1964) REVISION
16. Soldiers in Hiding (1985)
17. Private's Progress (1956)
18. The Square Peg (1958)
19. Is Paris Burning? (1966)
20. The Young Lions (1958)
21. Beautiful People (1999)

22. A Bridge Too Far (1977)

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On one hand, this is a daringly different war movie with its portrayal of events seldom depicted on screen, as well as how critical the film is regarding Allied officers ignoring intelligence. On the other hand, the film tackles too broad a scope and the star-studded cast becomes a distraction with few of them getting any chance to flesh out their characters in any depth. James Caan as a desperate sergeant who takes a medic hostage (see above) is a definite highlight here, but the film is ultimately mostly just a collection of memorable episodes like this.
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Post by sol » March 17th, 2019, 10:14 am

How I Won the WarShow
1. Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989)
2. The Magic Face (1951)
3. Eastern Condors (1987)
4. American Sniper (2014)
5. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
6. King of Hearts (1966)
7. Red Dawn (1984)
8. Culloden (1964)
9. MASH (1970) REVISION
10. Duck Soup (1933) REVISION
11. Mudbound (2017)
12. Regeneration (1997)
13. The Stick (1988)
14. Tropic Thunder (2008) REVISION
15. Dr. Strangelove (1964) REVISION
16. Soldiers in Hiding (1985)
17. Private's Progress (1956)
18. The Square Peg (1958)
19. Is Paris Burning? (1966)
20. The Young Lions (1958)
21. Beautiful People (1999)
22. A Bridge Too Far (1977)

23. The Flying Deuces (1939)

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It is hardly one of Laurel and Hardy's funnier films with a lot of gags telegraphed far in advance (especially the head-banging), but there are still plenty of laughs to be had from the baffled reactions by all concerned to the madness around them. The aerial stunts are funny and well coordinated too, though it is not until the final five minutes that the pair try to fly a plane despite the title. As for the plot, it is little more than a trifle and as a narrative, The Flying Deuces has nothing on Block-Heads, but it is decent enough entertainment.
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Post by PUNQ » March 17th, 2019, 2:36 pm

72allinncallme wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 2:34 pm
PUNQ wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 11:12 pm
I'm going to have to do a self-imposed rule of "120 minutes of short films counts as one entry", because when I binge-watch short films, I REALLY BINGE-WATCH short films. And it won't be the last time either. It would have felt cheap cruising past 72allinncallme with such easy points. The "60 min" rule is okay for regular folks who find a few shorts here and there, but when someone like me decides to watch nearly every available short films from one single year the points come too easy. Like watching TV-episodes, which is a lot easier because they don't burn you out or outstay their welcome like feature films does. So a fair play gesture. Or a over-confident one, as I've been on such a roll in this War Challenge this past week. Perhaps I'll burn out anyway before the challenge is over and regret forfeiting those points :facepalm:
Nice gesture PUNQ :) And don’t worry, you’ll win this with or without your 120min rule. I simply don’t have the time to compete against you. I’ll just enjoy my two minutes of fame while I’m still in the lead :thumbsup:
We'll see. I'm not as disciplined in my movie watching as I used to be. The past couple of years I've found other distractions which can all of a sudden make me forget challenges like this. But right now I'm riding a flow and taking advantage of it :banana:



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58. Zoya (1944, Lev Arnshtam) - 6/10
--- A Soviet propaganda movie with an amazing start and a amazing finish, but most of this of learning about the life of this girl which wasn't that interesting. Not bad or anything, but when it starts with Nazi torture in that way, one is ready for something else than what they followed-up with. Still top notch Soviet production making it a sweet dark movie.


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59. Winged Victory (1944, George Cukor) - 3/10
--- Winged Victory (1944) was the start for many actors. In a way this was a public audition. So interesting for the "spot a future star" aspect, but this was one of the most clichéd cadet film I've seen and just didn't work for me. Didn't help that I barely knew anyone trying to entertain, but the script and musical numbers weren't anything special at all. A dud in most ways.


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60. See Here, Private Hargrove (1944, Wesley Ruggles) - 5/10
--- Robert Walker as Private Marion Hargrove was a dizzy and harmless army affair. A good cheer-em-up type movie with enough screwy characters to entertain people during depressing times.


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61. Goyo: The Boy General (2018, Jerrold Tarog) - 5/10
--- The follow-up to Heneral Luna (2015), we continue the story of the 1899 Philippine-American War with the man/boy that took the spot as the Presidents favorite General after the death of Luna, in the young Gregorio del Pilar. Paulo Avelino takes the picture by storm with his Napoleon poses and flirtations. Mostly a slow build-up boiling up trying stop the evil Americans invading a country they had no business being in. The actual battle scenes were the weakest part. Not sure if that was deliberate or not, because filipinos were not known for their fighting spirit, and that was part of the joke in Heneral Luna. So this was sloppy warfare! The film was beautiful to look at and well made. Didn't touch the magic of it predecessor, perhaps since Goyo wasn't as heroic person as others involved in the war. This is still a interesting history lesson.


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62. Storm Over Lisbon (1944, George Sherman) - 4/10
--- Storm Over Lisbon (1944) is for the most part a unimpressive spy picture from Republic Pictures. However one aspect won me over in the end. Their selection of bad guys! Loved the confrontation between Erich von Stroheim & Otto Kruger! Without that, this would have been a total bore.


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63. Medal for the General (1944, Maurice Elvey) - 6/10
--- Godfrey Tearle was wonderful. A old General reporting for duty as the new war breaks out, only to be rejected as an old fossil. You felt for him as he gradual broke down into depression. He reluctantly helps sheltering a group of children, one of which were popular entertained Petula Clark in hr movie debut at 11 years. The rest was warming, but not as fun as seeing the old general trying to find his place in the new military world. A fine under-appreciated human effort by Maurice Elvey.


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64. Northern Pursuit (1943, Raoul Walsh) - 6/10
--- Errol Flynn in a entertaining Northern Pursuit (1943), pretending to be a Nazi, and not doing a very good job at it. That was pretty much the weak point of this movie. They took the suspense level a little too lightly. On the other hand, that made it closer to a traditional Errol Flynn, which is rarely a bad thing. But since Helmut Dantine was doing such a good job at being a nasty Nazi, it was a shame Flynn took the role so casual. This could have been a chilling war movie for the ages. Instead it becomes a traditional popcorn movie. A fun one at that.


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65. Journey Into Fear (1943, Norman Foster & Orson Welles) - 5/10
--- Journey Into Fear (1943) has some incredibly haunting scenes along with a lot of incredible pedestrian moments. Felt like there was two different visions trying to get along. Creates a rather frustrating feeling since you can see how good this could be, yet how the plot is driven doesn't deliver on it's potential.


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66. Immortal Sergeant (1943, John M. Stahl) - 6/10
--- Bringing Henry Fonda simple average man character to the war. It's worked in so many other films, so why not on the battle field, both the one in war and the one for love. Story of a gentle man and how he grows from his experiences fighting the Germans in the desert. Difficult not to like, even if it's no where near Fonda's most inspired roles.


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67. Paris After Dark (1943, Léonide Moguy) - 5/10
--- Story of cowardice turned hero as Philip Dorn is reluctant to fight the invading Germans in a French village. His performance might seem a little dull, but there is a respectable effort there rooted more in the European type of drama. George Sanders provides a more familiar Hollywood presence in a film which at first doesn't ignite, before it gets good toward the end.


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68. Since You Went Away (1944, John Cromwell, Edward F. Cline, Tay Garnett & David O. Selznick) - 8/10
--- They went out of their way to make Since You Went Away (1944) special. Almost too much so, with it almost becoming a gimmick, where every shot trying to bring out something unique using angles and lighting. A story from the homefront, were the father is fighting the war and the rest of the family trying to cope with life at home, longing and waiting nervously for their beloved head of the family. And it's a wonderful sentimental piece. In a weird way, my favorite sequence was when a jealous Robert Walker finds a Navy man flirting with Jennifer Jones and we get introduced to a hunk of a sailor, Guy Madison for his screen debut. Such a... I don't know what to call it. Simple, naive, friendly exchange. It was just lovely how that turned out.


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69. Dragon Seed (1944, Harold S. Bucquet & Jack Conway) - 5/10
--- After a cringe-worthy start of Oriental caricatures (that coming from someone who is usually not troubled by seeing actors play other ethnicities), the characters did grow on me. They do become less one-dimensional as the universal language of despair and hopelessness comes with the invasion of the Japanese. The war cry and rebellion slowly bubbles underneath and that's the drawing power of the Dragon Seed (1944). The attempt at making a war-time version of The Good Earth (1937), didn't work. Doesn't come across nearly as sincere as the '37 feature which earned Luise Rainer a Oscar. Instead I think I'll dub this the worst Katharine Hepburn role I've seen. Thankfully several supporting actors did have likable presences and carried the movie and moral where the leads failed.


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70. In Our Time (1944, Vincent Sherman) - 5/10
--- Ida Lupino was great and the story was fine, following the war trend of preaching about breaking the old ways of living and learn to fight for something new and equal, regardless of how hopeless it may seem when a battalions of Germans invade your country. The gradual set-up was nicely done. The conclusion was unsatisfactory. But some of the reason for that was that the war was still going and there wasn't really a true finish to put in it's place. But I'm sure they could have found a more inspirational way of reaching it's patriotic message.


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1. Five Graves to Cairo (1943, Billy Wilder) - 6/10
2. For God and Country (1943, MGM) - 3/10
3. Batman (1943, Lambert Hillyer) - 5/10
4. A Guy Named Joe (1943, Victor Fleming) - 6/10
5. Edge of Darkness (1943, Lewis Milestone) - 6/10
6. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1943, Preston Sturges) - 7/10
7. For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943, Sam Wood) - 6/10
8. Hawai · Maree oki kaisen [Battle of Pearl Harbor and the Malay Coast] (1942, Kajirô Yamamoto) - 7/10
9. Flor silvestre [Wild Flower] (1943, Emilio Fernández) - 6/10
10. L'uomo dalla croce [The Man with the Cross] (1943, Roberto Rossellini) - 4/10
11. First Comes Courage (1943, Dorothy Arzner) - 6/10
12. Guadalcanal Diary (1943, Lewis Seiler) - 6/10
13. 'Gung Ho!' - The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders (1943, Ray Enright) - 5/10
14. San Demetrio London (1943, Charles Frend & Robert Hamer) - 5/10
15. The More the Merrier (1943, George Stevens) - 7/10
16. Happy Land (1943, Irving Pichel) - 6/10
17. Get Cracking (1943, Marcel Varnel) - 5/10
18. Harvest Melody (1943, Sam Newfield) - 2/10
19. This Land Is Mine (1943, Jean Renoir) - 6/10
20. Nine Men (1943, Harry Watt) - 4/10
21. Don Winslow of the Coast Guard (1943, Lewis D. Collins & Ray Taylor) - 3/10
22. Secret Service in Darkest Africa (1943, Spencer Gordon Bennet) - 4/10
23. Jack London (1943, Alfred Santell) - 4/10
24. Hostages (1943, Frank Tuttle) - 5/10
25. The Adventures of Tartu (1943, Harold S. Bucquet) - 6/10
26. Hangmen Also Die! (1943, Fritz Lang) - 7/10
27. Hitler's Children (1943, Edward Dmytryk & Irving Reis) - 5/10
28. Hitler's Madman (1943, Douglas Sirk) - 5/10
29. Sahara (I) (1943, Zoltan Korda) - 8/10
30. The Desert Song (1943, Robert Florey) - 6/10
31. They Met in the Dark (1943, Karel Lamac) - 5/10
32. Three Hearts for Julia (1943, Richard Thorpe) - 4/10
33. The Gentle Sex (1943, Leslie Howard & Maurice Elvey) - 4/10
34. They Got Me Covered (1943, David Butler) - 6/10
35. Tomorrow We Live (1943, George King) - 5/10
36. There's Something About a Soldier (I) (1943, Alfred E. Green) - 4/10
37. The Silver Fleet (1943, Vernon Sewell & Gordon Wellesley) - 5/10
38. The Cross of Lorraine (1943, Tay Garnett) - 6/10
39. The Bells Go Down (1943, Basil Dearden) - 6/10
40. Pilot #5 (1943, George Sidney) - 4/10
41. B-29 Flight Engineer (1944, First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces), B-29 Flight Procedure and Combat Crew Functioning (1944, U.S. Army Air Forces), How to Fly the B-25 (1944, United States Navy), Operation of the Glider Pick-Up by the C-47 (1944, First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces), Primary Flight Training: Flight Sense (1944, Robert Taylor) - 24min
42. Flying the P-61 Series Airplane (1944, First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces), Flight Characteristics of the P-51 Airplane (1944, First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces), Nimbus libéré (1944, Raymond Jeannin), The B-17 'Flying Fortress': Elementary Ground Work (1944, U.S. Army Air Forces), Troop Carrier Airplanes: Cockpit Procedure (1944, First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces) - 34min
43. 24's Get Back (1944, Army Air Forces Combat Film Service), Elementary and Pylon Eights (1944, First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces), Flak (1944, First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces), Position Firing (1944, First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces), V-1: The Robot Bomb (1944, Ministry of Information), Target: Berlin (1944, Ernest Borneman), Target: Japan (1944), Basic Typing, Part I: Methods (1944, The U.S. Navy) - 30min
44. Aventure malgache [Madagascar Adventure] (1944, Alfred Hitchcock), Bon Voyage (1944, Alfred Hitchcock), The Fighting Generation (1944, Alfred Hitchcock), Get Cracking (1944, National Savings Committee), Tyre Economy (1944, George Hoellering), As the Twig Is Bent (1944, USA), Battle Wreckage (1944, USA), Break-through (1944, National Film Board of Canada), Care of the Sick and Injured by Hospital Corpsmen: Giving an Enema (1944, United States Navy), A Challenge to Democracy (1944, USA) - 18min
45. Air Siege (1944, U.S. Army Air Forces), Children in Refuge (1944, Eugeniusz Cekalski), Cotswold Club (1944, Charles De la Tour), Ett yrke för män [A Profession for Men] (1944, Hasse Ekman), A Fifth Army Report from the Beachhead (1944, USA), At His Side (1944, Twentieth Century Fox), Devil Boats (1944, Arnold Albert), Fighting Sea-Fleas (1944, Sydney Newman), Jungle Patrol (1944, Tom Gurr) - 18min
46. It's Your War Too (1944, U.S. War Department), Liberation of Rome (1944, British Service Units), Life-line of a Nation (1944, Association of American Railroads), Meet McGonegal (1944, United States War Department), Fighter Combat Formation: Attacks and Escorts (1944, Otho Lovering), Naples Is a Battlefield (1944, Jack Clayton), Salute to France (1944, Garson Kanin & Jean Renoir) - 35min
47. Memo for Joe (1944, Richard Fleischer), The Case of the Tremendous Trifle (1944, Howard Swift), New Americans (1944, Slavko Vorkapich), Proudly We Serve (1944, Crane Wilbur), It's Murder (1944, Edward Bernds), Return to Guam (1944, Richard Brooks), Skirmish on the Home Front (1944, Paramount), Supervising Women Workers (1944, Herbert Kerkow Productions), The 957th Day (1944, USA) - 9min
48. The Price of Rendova (1944, U.S. Army), The War Speeds Up (1944, U.S. Army), This Is Guadalcanal (1944, USA), Train Busters (1944, Sydney Newman), London Terminus (1944, George A. Cooper), Trans-Canada Express (1944, Stanley Hawes), Here Is China (1944, United China Relief) - 26min
49. Prices Unlimited (1944, Erle C. Kenton), With the Marines at Tarawa (1944, Richard Brooks & Louis Hayward), Fuku-chan no sensuikan [Fuku-chan's Submarine] (1944, Isoji Sekiya & Ryuichi Yokoyama), Hemp for Victory (1943, Raymond Evans), Valley of the Tennessee (1944, Alexander Hammid), The Battle for the Marianas (1944, Gordon Hollingshead)
50. China Crisis: The Story of the 14th Air Force (1944, U.S. Army Air Forces) - 4/10
51. How to Fly the B-26 Airplane (1944, First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces) - 2/10
52. Expansion to Air Power (1944, U.S. Army Air Forces) - 2/10
53. Ditch and Live (1944, First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces) - 2/10
54. Land and Live in the Jungle (1944, U.S. Army Air Forces) - 3/10
55. The Fighting Lady (1944, Edward Steichen & William Wyler) - 6/10
56. Kato hayabusa sento-tai [Colonel Kato's Falcon Squadron] (1944, Kajirô Yamamoto) - 6/10
57. The Dawn of Freedom (1944, Gerardo de Leon & Yutaka Abe) - 5/10
58. Zoya (1944, Lev Arnshtam) - 6/10
59. Winged Victory (1944, George Cukor) - 3/10
60. See Here, Private Hargrove (1944, Wesley Ruggles) - 5/10
61. Goyo: The Boy General (2018, Jerrold Tarog) - 5/10
62. Storm Over Lisbon (1944, George Sherman) - 4/10
63. Medal for the General (1944, Maurice Elvey) - 6/10
64. Northern Pursuit (1943, Raoul Walsh) - 6/10
65. Journey Into Fear (1943, Norman Foster & Orson Welles) - 5/10
66. Immortal Sergeant (1943, John M. Stahl) - 6/10
67. Paris After Dark (1943, Léonide Moguy) - 5/10
68. Since You Went Away (1944, John Cromwell, Edward F. Cline, Tay Garnett & David O. Selznick) - 8/10
69. Dragon Seed (1944, Harold S. Bucquet & Jack Conway) - 5/10
70. In Our Time (1944, Vincent Sherman) - 5/10

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Post by Traveller » March 17th, 2019, 4:24 pm

36. Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (1955) - 5/10
37. Kanal (1957) - 8/10
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Post by 72allinncallme » March 17th, 2019, 9:59 pm

71. Reed, México insurgente (1973)
72. Behind the Door (1919) [DtC-nom] (l)
73. Rih al awras (1967) [DtC-nom]
74. Mashenka (1942) [DtC-nom]
75. Zaseda (1969) [DtC-nom]
76. Decision Before Dawn (1951) [DtC-nom]
77. La guerre est finie (1966)
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1. ¡Ay, Carmela! (1990)
2. Fixed Bayonets! (1951)
3. Avanti popolo (1986)
4.-10. Generation Kill (2008)
11. Flandres (2006)
12. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
13. Iraq in Fragments (2006)
14. The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961) [DtC-nom]
15. Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA (2000)
16. V tumane (2012) [DtC-nom]
17. The Spanish Earth (1937)
18. The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (1980)
19. Savrseni krug (1997) [DtC-nom]
20. Nobi (1959)
21. King Rat (1965) (l) [DtC-nom]
22. Yadon ilaheyya (2002)
23. Windtalkers (2002)
24. The Train (1964)
25. No End in Sight (2007)
26. La marcia su Roma (1962) (l)
27. Zvezda (2002)
28. I girasoli (1970)
29. The Purple Plain (1954) [DtC-nom]
30. They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
31. Prigionieri della guerra (1995) [DtC-nom]
32. Matomena Hristougenna (1951)
33. No habrá más penas ni olvido (1983)
34. Les petites guerres (1982)
35. Dolina miru (1956)
36. Daleká cesta (1950)
37. Tutti a casa (1960)
38. Ni liv (1957)
39. 'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar (1990)
40. Tatlong taong walang Diyos (1976) [DtC-nom]
41. Sobibór, 14 octobre 1943, 16 heures (2001) (l)
42. Najeun moksori (1995)
43. De røde enge (1945)
44. Pojat (1962)
45. Soldiers in Hiding (1985)
46. El compadre Mendoza (1934)
47. Austeria (1982)
48. Bankier van het Verzet (2018)
49. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
50. Liberté, la nuit (1984)
51. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
52. Raduga (1944)
53. Seisaku no tsuma (1965)
54. Fuefukigawa (1960)
55. Der var engang en krig (1966)
56. Rio Conchos (1964) [DtC-nom]
57. Shunpu den (1965)
58. Zvezda (1953)
59. The Magic Face (1951)
60. Night Will Fall (2014)
61. Sedmina - Pozdravi Marijo (1969)
62. ...a pátý jezdec je Strach (1965)
63. Bilder der Welt und Inschrift des Krieges (1989)
64. Kuroi ame (1989) [DtC-nom]
65. Äideistä parhain (2005)
66. Maudite soit la guerre (1914) [DtC-nom]
67. Der lachende Mann - Bekenntnisse eines Mörders (1966)
68. Daliás idök (1983)
69. Bloody Sunday (2002)
70. Arousi-ye Khouban (1989)
71. Reed, México insurgente (1973)
72. Behind the Door (1919) [DtC-nom] (l) (l)
73. Rih al awras (1967) [DtC-nom]
74. Mashenka (1942) [DtC-nom]
75. Zaseda (1969) [DtC-nom]
76. Decision Before Dawn (1951) [DtC-nom]
77. La guerre est finie (1966)

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Post by Simba63 » March 18th, 2019, 12:43 am

25. Salvador (1986) - 6/10

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Post by allisoncm » March 18th, 2019, 3:56 am

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1. Regeneration (1997) 4.5/10
2. Last Days in Vietnam (2014) 7/10
3. Bon voyage (2003) 10/10 (rewatch)

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Post by Traveller » March 18th, 2019, 9:01 am

38. The Nazis Strike (1943) - 5/10
39. Divide and Conquer (1943) - 5/10
40. The Battle of Britain (1943) - 5/10
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Post by shugs » March 18th, 2019, 11:07 am

14. Stalingrad (Joseph Vilsmaier, 1993) - 8.5/10
Bleakest movie of the challenge so far, I think.
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1. Overlord (Julius Avery, 2018) - 7/10
2. Coriolanus (Ralph Fiennes, 2011) - 6/10
3. Sergeant York (Howard Hawks, 1941) - 8/10
4. Welcome to Sarajevo (Michael Winterbottom, 1997) - 8/10
5. Cross of Iron (Sam Peckinpah, 1977) - 7/10
6. Cold Mountain (Anthony Minghella, 2003) - 9/10
7. Alone in Berlin (Vincent Perez, 2016) - 8/10
8. Die Fälscher aka The Counterfeiters (Stefan Ruzowitzky, 2007) - 8/10
9. No Man's Land (Danis Tanovic, 2001) - 8/10
10. Ostre sledované vlaky aka Closely Watched Trains (Jirí Menzel, 1966) - 6/10
11. Zwartboek aka Black Book (Paul Verhoeven, 2006) - 8/10
12. Joyeux Noël (Christian Carion, 2005) - 7.5/10
13. Good Morning, Vietnam (Barry Levinson, 1987) - 7.5/10

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Post by sol » March 18th, 2019, 12:44 pm

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1. Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989)
2. The Magic Face (1951)
3. Eastern Condors (1987)
4. American Sniper (2014)
5. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
6. King of Hearts (1966)
7. Red Dawn (1984)
8. Culloden (1964)
9. MASH (1970) REVISION
10. Duck Soup (1933) REVISION
11. Mudbound (2017)
12. Regeneration (1997)
13. The Stick (1988)
14. Tropic Thunder (2008) REVISION
15. Dr. Strangelove (1964) REVISION
16. Soldiers in Hiding (1985)
17. Private's Progress (1956)
18. The Square Peg (1958)
19. Is Paris Burning? (1966)
20. The Young Lions (1958)
21. Beautiful People (1999)
22. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
23. The Flying Deuces (1939)

24. Privates on Parade (1983)

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Full of vibrant song and dance routines as the troops practise, this almost feels like a musical comedy and Denis Quilley give it his all as the gay captain in charge of the army performing troupe here, constantly walking around in drag even when not performing. The film suffers from a lack of plot though. John Cleese does his usual pompous shtick well as the major in charge of the unit, frequently perturbed by Quilley, but the film mostly just consists of Cleese clashing with the performers in between routines.
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Post by sol » March 18th, 2019, 2:46 pm

How I Won the WarShow
1. Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989)
2. The Magic Face (1951)
3. Eastern Condors (1987)
4. American Sniper (2014)
5. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
6. King of Hearts (1966)
7. Red Dawn (1984)
8. Culloden (1964)
9. MASH (1970) REVISION
10. Duck Soup (1933) REVISION
11. Mudbound (2017)
12. Regeneration (1997)
13. The Stick (1988)
14. Tropic Thunder (2008) REVISION
15. Dr. Strangelove (1964) REVISION
16. Soldiers in Hiding (1985)
17. Private's Progress (1956)
18. The Square Peg (1958)
19. Is Paris Burning? (1966)
20. The Young Lions (1958)
21. Beautiful People (1999)
22. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
23. The Flying Deuces (1939)
24. Privates on Parade (1983)

25. Le voyage de Fanny (2016)

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With no real scary Nazis and most brutal war horrors kept off screen, the kids here never feel in real peril; digesting the wrong berries is the closest that they come to mortal danger. Instead, we get joyful scenes of the children running through hills, chasing after money blown in the wind and splashing river water. In short, fleeing the Nazis has never seemed like so much fun. Juliane Lepoureau is excellent here as a young girl who heartbreakingly questions why they cannot just stop being Jewish if it is such a bad thing, but the overall film didn't do much for me.
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Post by sol » March 18th, 2019, 3:36 pm

How I Won the WarShow
1. Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989)
2. The Magic Face (1951)
3. Eastern Condors (1987)
4. American Sniper (2014)
5. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
6. King of Hearts (1966)
7. Red Dawn (1984)
8. Culloden (1964)
9. MASH (1970) REVISION
10. Duck Soup (1933) REVISION
11. Mudbound (2017)
12. Regeneration (1997)
13. The Stick (1988)
14. Tropic Thunder (2008) REVISION
15. Dr. Strangelove (1964) REVISION
16. Soldiers in Hiding (1985)
17. Private's Progress (1956)
18. The Square Peg (1958)
19. Is Paris Burning? (1966)
20. The Young Lions (1958)
21. Beautiful People (1999)
22. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
23. The Flying Deuces (1939)
24. Privates on Parade (1983)
25. Le voyage de Fanny (2016)

26. The White Helmets (2016)

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This brief Netflix documentary is about a group of volunteers who to dig through the rubble for survivors in war-torn Syria. The subject is interesting enough, but the presentation did not really grip me. The main interviewee repeated a lot of the same ideas and sentiments again and again (all children found being like sons to him, etc) and I would have preferred voiceover narration instead throughout, and certainly in lieu of off/on the title cards here. I also found the training of the volunteers in Turkey more engaging than their rescue efforts, but this was okay for what it is.
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Post by Traveller » March 18th, 2019, 5:44 pm

41. 49th Parallel (1941) - 4/10
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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » March 18th, 2019, 8:10 pm

10. 'We'll Meet Again' / 1943, Philip Brandon / 7/10 / UK / World War II
11. 'A Walk in the Sun' / 1945, Lewis Milestone / 9/10 / USA / World War II
12. 'I Was Monty's Double' / 1958, John Guillermin / 8/10 / UK / World War II
13. 'Haqeeqat' / 1964, Cheetan Anand / 8/10 / India / Sino-Indian War

Sharing Madhulika Liddle's wonderful overview of Cheetan Anand's multi-stranded and bleakly resolute account of the border hostilities of late 1962 and the lives and families the conflict affected: https://madhulikaliddle.com/2009/07/15/haqeeqat-1964/. Overt jingoism for sure abounds but memorably present as well are moments of quiet reflection, awareness and duty. I particularly loved the song where the woman separated from loved ones sings plaintively about not lighting a lamp this Diwali with the darkness of war engulfing all around. Such a haunting and beautiful heart to the branching out wider concerns at attacked outposts far away!

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Post by flavo5000 » March 18th, 2019, 9:17 pm

Quick question. Would a movie about a military coup count? Specifically I'm asking about April Captains (2000) about a coup to overthrow a right-wing dictator and the Army captains involved with it.

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Post by 72allinncallme » March 18th, 2019, 9:33 pm

78. Voor een verloren soldaat (1992)
79. Yesterday's Enemy (1959)
80. Die andere Seite (1931) [DtC-nom]
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1. ¡Ay, Carmela! (1990)
2. Fixed Bayonets! (1951)
3. Avanti popolo (1986)
4.-10. Generation Kill (2008)
11. Flandres (2006)
12. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
13. Iraq in Fragments (2006)
14. The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961) [DtC-nom]
15. Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA (2000)
16. V tumane (2012) [DtC-nom]
17. The Spanish Earth (1937)
18. The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (1980)
19. Savrseni krug (1997) [DtC-nom]
20. Nobi (1959)
21. King Rat (1965) (l) [DtC-nom]
22. Yadon ilaheyya (2002)
23. Windtalkers (2002)
24. The Train (1964)
25. No End in Sight (2007)
26. La marcia su Roma (1962) (l)
27. Zvezda (2002)
28. I girasoli (1970)
29. The Purple Plain (1954) [DtC-nom]
30. They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
31. Prigionieri della guerra (1995) [DtC-nom]
32. Matomena Hristougenna (1951)
33. No habrá más penas ni olvido (1983)
34. Les petites guerres (1982)
35. Dolina miru (1956)
36. Daleká cesta (1950)
37. Tutti a casa (1960)
38. Ni liv (1957)
39. 'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar (1990)
40. Tatlong taong walang Diyos (1976) [DtC-nom]
41. Sobibór, 14 octobre 1943, 16 heures (2001) (l)
42. Najeun moksori (1995)
43. De røde enge (1945)
44. Pojat (1962)
45. Soldiers in Hiding (1985)
46. El compadre Mendoza (1934)
47. Austeria (1982)
48. Bankier van het Verzet (2018)
49. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
50. Liberté, la nuit (1984)
51. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
52. Raduga (1944)
53. Seisaku no tsuma (1965)
54. Fuefukigawa (1960)
55. Der var engang en krig (1966)
56. Rio Conchos (1964) [DtC-nom]
57. Shunpu den (1965)
58. Zvezda (1953)
59. The Magic Face (1951)
60. Night Will Fall (2014)
61. Sedmina - Pozdravi Marijo (1969)
62. ...a pátý jezdec je Strach (1965)
63. Bilder der Welt und Inschrift des Krieges (1989)
64. Kuroi ame (1989) [DtC-nom]
65. Äideistä parhain (2005)
66. Maudite soit la guerre (1914) [DtC-nom]
67. Der lachende Mann - Bekenntnisse eines Mörders (1966)
68. Daliás idök (1983)
69. Bloody Sunday (2002)
70. Arousi-ye Khouban (1989)
71. Reed, México insurgente (1973)
72. Behind the Door (1919) [DtC-nom] (l) (l)
73. Rih al awras (1967) [DtC-nom]
74. Mashenka (1942) [DtC-nom]
75. Zaseda (1969) [DtC-nom]
76. Decision Before Dawn (1951) [DtC-nom]
77. La guerre est finie (1966)
78. Voor een verloren soldaat (1992)
79. Yesterday's Enemy (1959)
80. Die andere Seite (1931) [DtC-nom]

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Post by maxwelldeux » March 18th, 2019, 10:01 pm

flavo5000 wrote:
March 18th, 2019, 9:17 pm
Quick question. Would a movie about a military coup count? Specifically I'm asking about April Captains (2000) about a coup to overthrow a right-wing dictator and the Army captains involved with it.
I'd say absolutely - that seems well within the boundaries of the war genre.

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Post by 3eyes » March 19th, 2019, 12:51 am

6. Legion of Honor / Deserter (UK 02) - Algerian war of independence
Shows the late stages of the war from the perspective of a young Brit who joins the Legion to get away from himself and gradually gets to know people on all sides of the conflict.
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1. In-cheon sang-ryuk jak-jeon / Operation Chromite (S Kor 16) [Korean War]
2. Bimujang jidae / The demilitarized zone (S Korea 65) [Korean War]
3. Loin des hommes / Far from men (Fr 14) - [Algerian war of independence] [double]
4. Lost command (US 66) - [Algerian war of independence (also Fr Indonesia)]
5. Zabana! (Algeria 12) [Algerian war of independence - 3d check]
6. Legion of Honor / Deserter (UK 02) - Algerian war of independence

@Punq: Can add Since you went away and Dragon seed to list of movies I saw in the theater as a child. The latter I didn't understand and only remember a couple of flickering images. The former gets a parody bit in Airplane involving a train conductor.
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:run: STILL the Gaffer!

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Post by Simba63 » March 19th, 2019, 1:16 am

26. Battle of Britain (1969) - 7/10

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Post by flavo5000 » March 19th, 2019, 2:18 am

4. Capitães de Abril (2000)
5. Le 17e parallèle: La guerre du peuple (1968)
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1. In Darkness (2011)
2. White Material (2009)
3. Loin du Vietnam (1967)
4. Capitães de Abril (2000)
5. Le 17e parallèle: La guerre du peuple (1968)

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