Category Archives: Movies

Unsparing ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ pulls no punches

story by: Chuck Vinch photo courtesy of: Jonathan Olley / Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. video courtesy of: YouTube No matter where you stand on the political spectrum on the use of torture in the war on terrorism, it’s hard to imagine … Continue reading

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Movie Monday: “Generation Kill – Why did you join the Marines?”

Today’s clip a humorous one from the HBO miniseries, Generation Kill. While they continue to drive north towards Baghdad, Ray discusses why Colbert, Trombley, and him signed up for the Marine Corps. clip courtesy of: youtube

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Movie Monday: “Generation Kill – Sniper shot”

Today’s clip is from the HBO miniseries, Generation Kill. In this scene the Marines from “Hitman” observe an Iraqi RPG team setting up to ambush them. The Marines in turn, deploy a sniper team to take them out. It’s not … Continue reading

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Movie Monday: “Braveheart – The Last Charge”

Today’s clip just happens to be my favorite scene, from my all time favorite movie, Braveheart. Robert the Bruce, now Scotland’s king and still guilt-ridden over his involvement in Wallace’s betrayal, leads a Scottish army before a ceremonial line of … Continue reading

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Movie Monday: “The Pacific – Crossing the airfield at Peleliu”

Today’s clip is from part five, of the HBO miniseries, The Pacific. Eugene Sledge and Robert Leckie’s units are preparing to move across the airfield on Peleliu. As they start the movement across, they are met with murderous artillery and … Continue reading

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Movie Monday: “The Bridge on the River Kwai”

Today’s clip is from the movie that won 7 Oscars in 1958, including best picture, The Bridge on the River Kwai. In  one of the most famous scenes in movie history, a mortally wounding Alec Guiness,  stumbles towards the detonator … Continue reading

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Movie Monday: “Gettysburg – Chamberlain’s Charge”

Today’s clip is from the movie Gettysburg. In this scene, Col. Joshua Chamberlain’s 20th Maine Regiment charges down Little Round Top to repel the Confederate forces who have been relentlessly trying to take the hill. This action takes place on … Continue reading

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