‘Jojo Rabbit’ Review- Nazism And Absurdity

How do you make Nazis and Nazism funny? Taika Waititi writes and directs Jojo Rabbit, a comedy-drama based in Germany during the end of the Second World War. It has been nominated for multiple awards at various ceremonies and was selected by the American Film Institute as one of the top ten movies of 2019.…

Movie Review Flashback- Operation Finale

Rogue One co-writer Chris Weitz directed a movie about one of the most shocking events in history in 2018’s Operation Finale. The movie tells the story of the capture of one of the notorious Nazi escapees who was captured by Mossad in a daring mission in South America. In 1960s Buenos Aires, Argentina Sylvia Hermann…

10 Movies To Watch On Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day is a good day to stand up and salute because we live in the United States of America. We have several branches of the military that produce incredibly brave men and women who stand up and fight for our freedoms. This long weekend, be sure to remember them and say a prayer for…

Movie Review- Dunkirk

Dunkirk is the latest masterpiece by my favorite director Christopher Nolan. I’m so excited to finally write a review about it. It tells the story of the fallout from the disastrous 1940 battle of Dunkirk during World War 2 as the Nazis took control of France.  It features an ensemble cast including Tom Hardy, Fionn Whitehead,…

My Favorite World War 2 Movies Volume 1

The Second World War was one of the most tumultuous times of the West. It saw the Allied Forces take on Nazism, fascism, and socialism in a brutal war that spanned four continents. Though no film can truly capture the events, many filmmakers have tried to put forth a decent attempt. Here is volume 1…

Remembering Pearl Harbor 2015

We in the United States of America remember those who perished in the cowardly surprise attack on the naval base on Pearl Harbor, the even that launched us into World War 2. In remembrance, I am posting President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous address to the nation in regards to the attack. Yesterday, December 7, 1941…

Memorial Day 2015

To honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country, I have put the transcript of former president Ronald Reagan’s Memorial Day speech from Arlington National Cemetery on May 31, 1982.  Mr. President, General, the distinguished guests here with us today, my fellow citizens: In America’s cities and towns today, flags will be…

Classic Film Review- The Great Dictator

Written, produced, directed, and starring one of the most influential stars of a generation, Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator is a true masterpiece that makes fun of Hitler and Mussolini. A Jewish Barber (Charlie Chaplin) saves the life of a dispatcher named Schultz (Reginald Gardiner) at the end World War 1, but in the process,…

Movie Review Flashback- Truman

Gary Sinise is such a great actor. It is a shame he has primarily been on television. I miss him on the big screen, but this HBO television movie starring him as Harry Truman is great.  Truman takes licenses with history. The biopic shows Democrat Harry Truman’s meager rise from a farmer to judge to the…

Classic Film Review- Patton (1970)

Patton is 1970 biographical film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner from a script from screen legends  Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North. It stars George C. Scott as World War 2 General George S. Patton. It also stars Karl Malden, Michael Bates, Edward Binns, Lawrence Dobkin, John Doucette, James Edwards, among others. The biopic opens…