When I wheeled around wall to climb the tiers I was confronted with a horde of blue-hairs with spousal units. (Afterall, most kids don't even know what WW2 was.)
I strapped in for what I thought was going to be the usual uninspired rehash of the battle that kept Japan off our necks. It has a solid B Tier Cast with the addition of Harrelson and Eckhardt. The story begins in 1937 and goes forward through Midway, heavy losses and all. Great attention to the timeline and detail (such as all the officers apparel were wrinkled not starched as in all the other movies) was paid. Not neccessarily overdramatic but pointed in making us aware of how costly the battle was to us. Good effects with characters that have some dimension.
Good Boomer show.
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Topic - 'Midway': Boomer's Delight . . . - Billy Wonka 15:30:26 11/08/19 (12)
- Woody Harrelson) - troutbum 05:39:35 11/18/19 (1)
- Gene Hackman comes to mind. - free.ranger 09:16:55 11/22/19 (0)
- I like war movies and enjoyed this one.. Also watched... - jeffreybehr 11:08:50 11/14/19 (3)
- The B-17 landing scene (Midway 1976) . . . - dwill123 15:35:40 11/14/19 (2)
- I am interested in how the new flic compares to - Ross 15:16:02 11/10/19 (1)
- This goes more into the "realities" of code breaking . . . - Billy Wonka 15:30:42 11/11/19 (0)
- 1976 'Midway' may be a better bet - dwill123 03:04:40 11/09/19 (3)