Platoon: Does this film truly express the duality of human nature (especially during wartime), or is it simply Oliver Stone’s retelling of his own experience in Vietnam? On today’s episode Adam, Ben, John *and* Movie Crush host Chuck Bryant load sandbags and flick ants off their necks while reviewing this 1986 drama!
Listen to the Movie Crush version of this episode here: https://www.moviecrush.show
Platoon is available on
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The next film, The Enemy Below (1957), is available on
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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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