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‘American Sniper’ (2014): Bradley Cooper Tries Something New

Directed by: Clint Eastwood || Produced by: Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper, Peter Morgan Screenplay by: Jason Hall || Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Max Charles, Luke Grimes, Kyle Gallner, Sam Jaeger, Jake McDorman, Cory Hardrict Music by: Joseph DeBeasi, Clint Eastwood || Cinematography: Joel Cox || Edited by: Gary D. Roach … Continue reading

‘Border’ (1997): An Old-School War Picture with Great Characters

Directed by: J. P. Dutta || Produced by: J. P. Dutta Screenplay by: J. P. Dutta || Starring: Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, Rakhee Gulzar, Jackie Shroff, Tabassum Hashmi, Pooja Bhatt, Kulhushan Kharbanda, Puneet Issar, Sapna Bedi, Music by: Anu Malik || Cinematography by: Iswar R. Bidri, Nirmal Jani || Edited by: Deepak Wirkud || Country: … Continue reading

‘Fury’ (2014): David Ayer’s Grimy War Drama

Directed by: David Ayer || Produced by: Bill Block, John Lesher, Alex Ott, Ethan Smith, David Ayer Screenplay by: David Ayer || Starring: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Pena, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs, Scott Eastwood, Alicia von Rittberg, Xavier Samuel, Anamaria Marinca Music by: Steven Price || Cinematography: Roman Vasyanov || Edited by: … Continue reading

‘Waltz with Bashir’ (2008): A Unique Animation Style Illustrates a Contemporary Tragedy

Directed by: Ari Folman || Produced by: Ari Folman, Serge Lalou, Gerhard Meixner, Yael Nahlieli, Roman Paul Screenplay by: Ari Folman || Starring: Ari Folman, Miki Leon, Ori Sivan, Yehezkel Lazarov, Ronny Dayag, Ron Ben-Yishai Music by: Max Richter || Cinematography: Yoni Goodman || Edited by: Nili Feller || Country: Israel, Germany, France || Language: Hebrew … Continue reading

‘The Battle of Algiers’ (1966): The Televised Revolution

Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo Screenplay by: Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas || Starring: Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef, Tommaso Neri, Fawzia El-Kader, Michele Kerbash Music by: Ennio Morricone, Gillo Pontecorvo || Cinematography: Marcello Gatti || Edited by: Mario Morra, Mario Serandrei || Country: Italy, Algeria || Language: Arabic, French Running Time: 120 minutes. Gillo Pontecorvo’s … Continue reading

‘Band of Brothers’ (2001): World War II Porn

Created by: Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks || Written by: Erik Jendersen, Tom Hanks, John Orloff, E. Max Frye, Graham Yost, Bruce C. McKenna, Erik Bork Starring: Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Matthew Settle, Donnie Wahlberg, Scott Grimes, Peter Youngblood Hills, Shane Taylor, Rick Gomez, Michael Cudlitz, Nicholas Aaron No. Episodes: 10 (miniseries) || Running Time: 705 … Continue reading

‘Generation Kill’ (2008): Come Get Some

Created by: David Simon, Ed Burns, Evan Wright || Written by: David Simon, Ed Burns, Evan Wright Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, James Ransone, Billy Lush, Stark Sands, Marc Menchaca, Jon Huertas, Mike Figueroa, Josh Barrett, Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Reyes No. of Episodes: 7 (miniseries) || Running Time: 470 minutes (7 episodes) As it turned out, The Wire (2002-2008) creator, … Continue reading

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ (2012): Kathryn Bigelow Embraces Cinéma Vérité

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow || Produced by: Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow, Megan Ellison Written by: Mark Boal || Starring: Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Jennifer Ehle, Kyle Chandler, Edgar Ramirez, Joel Edgerton Music by: Alexandre Desplat || Cinematography by: Greig Fraser || Editing by: Dylan Tichenor, William Goldenberg || Country: United States || Language: English Running … Continue reading

‘Black Hawk Down’ (2001): A Technical Filmmaking Demonstration by Ridley Scott

Directed by: Ridley Scott || Produced by: Jerry Bruckheimer, Ridley Scott Screenplay by: Ken Nolan || Starring: Josh Hartnett, Eric Bana, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, William Fichtner, Sam Shepard, Orlando Bloom Music by: Hans Zimmer || Cinematography: Stawomir Idziak || Editing by: Pietro Scalia || Country: United States || Language: English Running Time: 144 minutes A … Continue reading

‘Three Kings’ (1999): Wacky Middle-Eastern Misunderstandings

Directed by: David O. Russell || Produced by: Michael Hertzberg, Edward McDonnell, Charles Roven, Paul Junger Witt Screenplay by: David O. Russell || Starring: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze, Cliff Curtis, Nora Dunn, Jamie Kennedy Music by: Carter Burwell || Cinematography: Newton Thomas Sigel || Editing by: Robert K. Lambert || Country: United … Continue reading