In Vietnam Robin Moore became on the of the first true “embedded” journalists, training and fighting alongside America’s most elite fighters. Though fictionalized, The Green Berets exposed the American public to the horrors of the ground war in Vietnam, and gave the men of the Green Berets the recognition they deserved.
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New teaser from Bad Robot:
Great deal on a great film today only at Amazon. The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray of Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 classic Seven Samurai is only $24.49.
This arrived in the mail today, though there appears to have been a mix-up with the mailing and Murdoc’s not sure if it was intended for him or not. Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget by David Wessel Publication Date: July 31, 2012 David Wessel, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning reporter, columnist, and bestselling […]
Okay, okay, I know I promised that the last post on Prussian Blue was going to be the final one, but that was 7 years ago so cut old Murdoc some slack. For those who don’t remember, Prussian Blue are “white nationalist” twin teenage singers spreading their gospel via catchy pop tunes while wearing t-shirt […]
Meh. Very meh. 4 out of 10. And only gets 4 because it’s visually a 10. Astoundingly shallow story-wise and character-wise. But seems about on par with other blockbuster-type action movies…which is why Murdoc only goes to a couple movies a year in the theater. The next five movies I’m on the fence about I’ll […]
More on that Clint Eastwood Chrysler commercial last night which was so good that Murdoc refused to watch any more Super Bowl commercials. At first Murdoc was “Wow! That’s Clint Eastwood!” Then Murdoc was “Oh, my God…I think this is one of those Detroit Chrysler commercials.” Looking online after the fact, Murdoc sees that there […]