Episode 74: The Hurt Locker (2008)

Episode 74

7th June 2019

Does a film need to accurately portray a specific military job in order to tell a compelling story, or do the ends justify the means? On today’s episode Adam John and Ben recognize that going to war is a once-in-a-lifetime experience while they review this 2008 thriller. This film is available on: Amazon,Apple, Netflix, and […]

Episode notes

Does a film need to accurately portray a specific military job in order to tell a compelling story, or do the ends justify the means? On today’s episode Adam John and Ben recognize that going to war is a once-in-a-lifetime experience while they review this 2008 thriller.

This film is available on:
Amazon,Apple, Netflix, and your local library

Next Film: The Sum of All Fears

Available on:
Amazon, Apple, Youtube, 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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