For the next 42 days we're going to be counting down to the release of SEAL Team 666. Why 42? Because it's the answer to the universal question.
Here are his questions and answers:
GETTYSBURG-1993 starring Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels and Martin Sheen. Based on the novel by Michael Sharra(spelling?)
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3. What themes are overused? And is it overused, or just truthful observation?
I'm not sure if there are any overused tropes or devices in military films and books. Like any genre, there are certain elements that have to be in there. But what I would like to see are fewer films that turn the soldier into a comic book action hero ala Rambo, and Delta Force, and The Marine films, and more films that turn a more critical and/or satirical eye toward war and combat. Growing up in the 70's I had first run exposure to such films as The Deer Hunter (which I saw portions of it filmed in Clairton PA), M*A*S*H (the movie), Coming Home, and a forgotten classic, The Boys in Company C. I'd like to see more films like these and The Hurt Locker and Brothers then stuff like Act of Valor and Behind Enemy Lines.
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