Episode 40: U-571 (2001)

Episode 40

Is this a fun trope-filled submarine caper, or is U-571 a classic example of winner revisionism? On today’s episode Adam, Ben and John brace themselves and stare at the ceilings of their studios while reviewing this 2001 depth-charge drama! This film is available on: Amazon, iTunes, Starz, YouTube, Google Play, and FandangoNOW. Next Film, Von […]

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Is this a fun trope-filled submarine caper, or is U-571 a classic example of winner revisionism? On today’s episode Adam, Ben and John brace themselves and stare at the ceilings of their studios while reviewing this 2001 depth-charge drama!

This film is available on:

Amazon, iTunes, Starz, YouTube, Google Play, and FandangoNOW.

Next Film, Von Ryan’s Express, is available on:

Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, Google Play, Vudu, FandangoNOW, and your local library

Produced by Rob Schulte.
Theme music, “WAR” by Edwin Starr, courtesy of Stone Agate Music.
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Art by Nick Ditmore.

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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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