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We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson
« on: February 18, 2009, 13:03:01 »
For history buffs or anyone interested in war movies, I highly recommend picking up We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson. I watched it last night along with the "Getting it right" extra, which I think was about 20 minutes long. It's based on the first major battle of Vietnam. Of course, it's a war movie, so you know that people are going to get shot and blown up, but this also shows another element of that - the families at home, which doesn't seem to be touched much in movies. Forget about the glamor of being a god-of-war like those portrayed in Sniper, Shooter, and Rambo. This is a serious look at war.
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Re: We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2009, 20:13:38 »
i just picked up a Mel Gibson Blu Ray two pack with We Were Soldiers and Payback. Both flicks were good. Awesome film. Did you happen to watch the burned version I gave you?

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Re: We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2009, 22:31:40 »
My friend Blain told me about this one and so I added it to my NetFlix queue a while back. I forgot that it was even coming. 

It's been a long time since I've seen Payback, but I remember that as being a good one too. Actually, I can't think of any movies that I've seen Mel Gibson in that I didn't like.
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Re: We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2009, 11:49:26 »
I should see this one.   I would probably like it.

I concur with you, Dragon, Mel's movies are for me.

I loved:

Payback
Patriot
Braveheart
Lethal Weapon series
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