81 Days With Oscar And Me

Every Academy Award-Winning Movie, Back to Back, Starting With the First

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Entries Tagged as 'Platoon'


October 17th, 2009 · No Comments · 1986, Color, Drama, F-Word, Left-Leaning Politics, Oliver Stone, Original Screenplay, Orion Pictures Corporation, Platoon, War

Oliver Stone is to directing movies what a croquet mallet is to carving a turkey. Platoon is yet another movie – the most heavy-handed to date – that proves war is hell. War is hell. I get it, Hollywood. I get it. In fact, I’ve been getting it since All Quiet on the Western Front […]

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