It takes a pretty serious set of balls to wade into the middle of a war, yet even this courage seems dwarfed by people doing so without the comfort of a weapon to protect themselves. Hacksaw Ridge tells the story of one such non-combatant, and today’s list celebrates the most notable medics and observers that military films have offered over the years. These are the characters that braved the bullets to be at the front, alongside active combatants to help either with their observations, or their life-saving actions.
Can’t we just blow up a helicopter like the old days anymore? Do we have to replace it with half-rendered computer effects? Rambo would not be proud.
‘Get the Gringo’ and ‘Detention’ didn’t get wide theatrical releases, but these two over-the-top movies prove that just because a film didn’t hit theaters doesn’t mean it’s not worth checking out.
It’s been a very strange 17 years for both Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster since they co-starred in the box office hit “Maverick.” Regardless of the odd turns their careers and personal lives took and the headlines they inspired, they are both very gifted actors and filmmakers and it’s a relief to see them work [...]