Tag Archives: Military

Review – American Sniper

American Sniper was the 2014 biopic directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper in the lead role as US Sniper Chris Kyle. It was written by Jason Hall and based on a book of the same name written by Kyle. The film recounts the tale of Kyle, the desist sniper in US military history, ranging from brief moments from

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Review – Company of Heroes

Letter ‘C’ in the Alphabet Challenge takes us to the 2013 military mess Company of Heroes. This shameful piece of cinema is directed by Don Michael Paul (who brought the world other such films as Tremors 5 and Kindergarten Cop 2). The film includes performances by Tom Sizemore, Neal McDonough and Vinnie Jones. All of whom should have kept a

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Review – Captain America : The First Avenger

As we continue our journey through the Marvel Cinematic Universe (The Marvel Cinematic ‘Civil War’), we now turn to Captain America : The First Avenger, the 5th film in the series. Directing is Joe Johnston (most notable work prior was Jurassic Park III) and the script by the combination of Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. The casting of Cap went to

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Review – Sabotage

Continuing the ‘post Governator’ era of his life, Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this 2014 action thriller, directed and jointly written by David Ayer. Ayer was the writer of ‘Training Day’ but moved into directing in 2005 with ‘Harsh Times’ and 2012 ‘End of Watch’. Sabotage stars Arnie as leader of a highly ranked DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) team. The group

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