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Top 10 War Movie Moments

Top 10 War Movie Moments

War films have come up with some of the most poignant and dramatic scenes in all of cinema. Some moviescan boast more than one such scene that sticks in a person’s mind. Which of these scenes have been themost memorable?

2102 Emmys Telecast: Predictable Sucker Punches, Honorees

2102 Emmys Telecast: Predictable Sucker Punches, Honorees

There are several things that I can tell you about any given awards season: The shows and films I like probably will be snubbed. The awards telecast will have a number of sucker punches coming from my left. And the

'Emergency!' Kept Focus on Heroism, Not Hedonism

'Emergency!' Kept Focus on Heroism, Not Hedonism

Not too many sirens sounded when WeTV announced it would be re-running episodes of “Emergency!” starting this fall. Yet this is probably the best medical drama out there – even if it’s a tad dated. The show first hit small

Elites Scorn Author Clancy's Greatness

Elites Scorn Author Clancy's Greatness

When Naval Institute Press decided to publish “The Hunt for Red October” in 1983, few ever imagined the book would become a hit, much less create a literary genre. But it did, and as a result, author Tom Clancy took

'Airwolf' Opened Fire on Communists, America's Enemies

'Airwolf' Opened Fire on Communists, America's Enemies

“They were no match for The Lady.” – Stringfellow Hawke When one looks at “Airwolf,” one can see a highly-successful series – and an early glimpse at the formula show creator Donald Bellesario would use in building subsequent hits like

Russell Simmons' Hypocritical NRA Slam

Russell Simmons' Hypocritical NRA Slam

Russell Simmons recently unleashed a broadside against the NRA in the wake of the tragic Aurora shooting. In that tirade, Simmons went full-bore against the Second Amendment: “[T]he NRA has been successful at blocking attempts to pass reasonable legislation that

'JAG' Could Teach Modern Shows How to Handle Hot-Button Issues

'JAG' Could Teach Modern Shows How to Handle Hot-Button Issues

The hack job that TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles” recently did on fracking seems all too typical of the way Hollywood covers most political issues. One side is presented, and if data is used, it is usually of the junk science

Supposed 'Anti-Bully' Meghan McCain Silent on Savage

Supposed 'Anti-Bully' Meghan McCain Silent on Savage

Meghan McCain, aka the McCain Blogette, has gone after Michelle Malkin; Malkin had commented on McCain’s support for professional activist Sandra Fluke. McCain said that she was standing up for Fluke speaking out despite being personally attacked. However, Ms. McCain

'Chosin' Review: Compelling Look at Heroes of 'Forgotten War'

The Chosin Reservior campaign is one of the finest moments in American military history. Marines from the 1st Marine Division, and an attached regiment of Army troops (the 31st Infantry Regiment), fought their way out of being surrounded by a

Excerpt: 'Strike Group Reagan' — First Contact

FIRST CONTACT In this excerpt, pilots from the People’s Liberation Army Air Force serving as “volunteer” supporters for an Islamic uprising in Tunisia engage Italian F-104s, and are engaged by Lieutenant Renee Patterson and Commander Marissa O’Malley. DRAGON ONE Chin

Excerpt: 'Strike Group Reagan' — Impact!

IMPACT! In this excerpt, the Islamic Front of Tunisia plays a couple of gambits in an effort to take down the carrier USS Ronald Reagan. CIC, USS RONALD REAGAN Bradshaw sat back, lighting the first Marlboro Light from a new

'Strike Group Reagan': Real Heroes Fighting Real Enemies

Since 1941, there is one question that was asked by an American president when a crisis broke out: “Where are the carriers?” Strike Group Reagan is intended to tell the story of one such potential conflict – with the challenges