The Siege (1998): Does this film represent an alternative past that predicts a frighteningly familiar present? Or does this story show how easy it is for a “Hamburger Hamburger Bang Bang” culture to grow fearful and defensive after an attack on their soil? On today’s episode Adam, Ben, and John declare martial-law while reviewing this 1998 thriller.
This film is available on:
Amazon, Youtube, Google, Vudu, and iTunes
The next film, Platoon (1986), is available on:
Amazon, Youtube, Google, Vudu, iTunes, Starz, and your local library
Friendly Fire is a Maximum Fun podcast hosted by Adam Pranica, Benjamin Harrison, and John Roderick.
Produced by Rob Schulte.
Theme music, “WAR” by Edwin Starr, courtesy of Stone Agate Music.
Art by Nick Ditmore.
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About the show
John Roderick, Adam Pranica, and Benjamin Ahr Harrison are exploring titles from the entire history of cinema about every war, big and bigger. They discuss filmmaking, geopolitical history, nerd out about uniforms and equipment, and crack wise the entire time. To the victor go the spoiler alerts!
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