movie review

From Saving Private Ryan to 300, these military movies contemplate the complexities of war, the courage of soldiers and the many costs of conflict to all sides.

Sean Patrick3 days ago
Movie Review: '12 Strong'
The story of the Horse Soldiers of Afghanistan in the wake of the September 11th attack is pretty damn remarkable. As told in 12 Strong, 12 American soldiers became the first American soldiers to hit ...
Matthew Kresal10 days ago
Review: By Dawn's Early Light (1990)
The Cold War and the ever-looming threat of nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union inspired many works of its time. These included films that explored just how a nuclear war might ...
Kevin Simpson14 days ago
Military Movies That Deserve a Sequel in 2018
War movies can be one of the most successful genres at the box office and critically. Americans love seeing the tales of heroism in war played out on the big screen. While most military movies are bas...
Jacob Schneider15 days ago
Best Military Documentaries on Netflix You Should Watch Right Now
In a world of declining cable subscribers and increasing streaming service subscribers, Netflix is still the leader in the industry with over 109 million subscribers worldwide. With plenty of titles, ...
Riley Reese25 days ago
The Best Military Movies of 2017
2017 marked a year that was filled with dazzling movies from every genre imaginable—including military movies and war movies. If you're like many vets or families of veterans, watching excellent war m...
Donald Graya month ago
Best Prisoner of War Films of All Time
It's finally time. To stand, to escape, to prosper; whatever it may be that drives them, the prisoners of war epitomized among the following war movies take charge like never before. When it comes to ...
Best War Movies Streaming Right Now
Streaming services are all the rage for movie and TV nowadays. Most people are subscribers of at least one streaming service, if not multiple (I am). Naturally, these streaming services, whether they ...
Mark Turnera month ago
Top War Films Used as Political Propaganda
Propaganda might seem like a term that is used when referring to war films that were produced many years ago. This is correct, but there are many current movies that have taken this theme as well. It ...
Peter Dilla month ago
Best Military Comedies of All Time
Military life is something that you have to see in order to fully understand, and in many cases, people assume it's all drama and tears. Anyone who's dealt with the military can tell you that most of ...
Hydro Wilson2 months ago
Best Anti-War Movies of All Time
Anti-war movies are back in style, and that's a great thing. We all could use a little more peace in our lives, and we all could be reminded of the futility of war, right? The thing about anti-war mov...
Donald Gray2 months ago
Best War Documentaries Of All Time
There's something to be said about a good documentary—particularly if it's about the horrors of war. The right filmmaker and crew can turn history into a hard-hitting glimpse into the real hearts and ...
Joseph Farley2 months ago
Classic War Films That Need a Reboot
Seemingly every other movie these days is a superhero flick or remake, but there is one classic genre that doesn't often get the updated treatment—the war film. Some of the greatest cinematic masterpi...
Rowan Marley2 months ago
Best Military Training Movies to Watch Right Now
America has some of the most incredible soldiers the world has ever seen, and unlike what most war movies may suggest, soldiers aren't born excellent. They're trained to be excellent, and that trainin...
Cato Conroy3 months ago
What Is An Anti-War Film?
Ever since the creation of the 1937 movie Grand Illusion, people have been talking about anti-war films. Some have claimed them to be the best possible way to dissuade people from going to war, while ...
Sean Patrick3 months ago
Movie Review: 'Thank You for Your Service'
Thank You for Your Service is a deeply respectful and respectable movie about veterans and PTSD. The film stars Miles Teller as Staff Sgt. Adam Schumann who is just returning from Iraq from a traumati...
Jake Pine3 months ago
Best Modern Military Movies
We love military movies in this country, and most would probably know that many of our classics deal with The Civil War, WWII, the Revolution, and Vietnam. Why is that? We've had plenty of modern conf...
Joseph Farley3 months ago
Best War Movies of All Time
War movies are a great way to create a quick and heightened sense of drama. It inherently brings the conflict that is needed to make a powerful story, and we generally know who the good guys are right...
'Dunkirk': Christopher Nolan's Latest Tour de Force
July 21 saw the premiere of Christopher Nolan's latest film. Dunkirk is the blockbuster hit we've been waiting for all summer, as it tells the story of the bravery and resilience of a little-known bat...