Category Archives: movies

The Top 19 Desmond Doss Facts: The Hero Of Hacksaw Ridge

People have been leaving movie theaters with tears streaming down their cheeks. The last time Mel Gibson did this to movie goers was with he movie The Passion of the Christ. With another faith based movie, Mel Gibson directs the movie Hacksaw Ridge. Taken from true to life accounts, this movie portrays the life and […]

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Military Errors In Great Movies

We have written several posts about some military movies that have been highly popular. But, Hollywood and producers do make some mistakes. In today’s post, I am going to explain some of the mistakes that were made in the filming and how there were military errors made. I will go through each movie and explain […]

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20 Military Movies You Should Watch

Even though many military movies have multiple mistakes and are not even close to being realistic (John Wayne pulling a grenade pin with his teeth), we still watch them. They are entertaining, and we can still learn many lessons we can use in our military careers. We have a subscription to Netflix, and I often […]

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The Top 10 Iraq War Movies

I must admit it…I love to watch and critique movies. I am not one to just automatically trust another review on a movie, because I have discovered that my views often do not coincide with the views of other people. I have noticed that with war movies, I watch them quite close for accuracies and […]

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American Sniper Movie Review

Yesterday, I went to a crowded theater in Brooksville, Florida to watch American Sniper.  Several of my friends had shared how much they enjoyed the movie (on Facebook) and the online reviews were very good.  Being a veteran and military movie buff myself, I try to watch most military movies that get released in theaters. Needless […]

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Saving Private Ryan Review: Top 10 Leadership Lessons from the Movie

Guest Post by Greg Boudonck The movie Saving Private Ryan was directed by Steven Spielberg and the lead actor was Tom Hanks. Just those 2 substances alone make this a movie that anyone, and everyone should watch. It is based on the World War II D-Day invasion. One family (the Ryan family) has four sons. […]

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Hurt Locker: Movie Review and Lessons Learned

I’m a fan of the movie “Hurt Locker.” This is a movie about a three man U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team in Iraq.  It follows their journey in day to day life of the war. The movie does a great job showing what war is like from the Soldier’s perspective.  That’s why I […]

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A Bridge Too Far: Movie Review and Lessons Learned

I’m a big fan of the movie “A Bridge to Far.”  I love movies about WW2 and this one is one of my all-time favorites.  Not only is loaded with great actors, but there are tons of valuable lessons that military leaders can learn from the movie.  What I want to do in the paragraphs […]

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The Hunt for the Red October: Military Leadership Lessons Learned from the Movie

Today, I want to discuss some military leadership lessons I learned from the movie “The Hunt for the Red October.”  Even though this movie is about the Navy, and I’m an Army guy, I still think the movie is loaded with great military leadership lessons that would benefit ANY military leader. Before I get into […]

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Top 7 Vietnam War Movies of All Time

Guest Post by Justin Long Though it’s been almost 40 years since the Vietnam War ended, the impact the War had on the Soldiers who fought in it and the people here at home can still be felt. Hollywood is no exception. Vietnam War movies are probably some of the most compelling, thought provoking and […]

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