Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Saving Private Ryan (1998) — That Spielberg kid might just have a future in the pictures…  This movie is kind of odd tonally.  It manages to be somehow unrelenting and sentimental at the same time.  That shouldn’t really work but it does.  The basic premise is not really an easy one.  What is one guy’s … Continue reading

The Inglorious Bastards (1978)

The Inglorious Bastards (1978) — Like they said on Entourage, “Quentin Tarantino only rips off the best.”  The plot: in 1944 in France a bunch of American soldiers are headed to court martial but their convoy is attacked by Germans.  Everyone is killed except for five prisoners.  The Americans will re-capture, court martial, and probably … Continue reading