You should probably just go
by Thom Yee
I’m not sure war is something I feel comfortable talking about, not even here, in written form, through the lens of reviewing a movie about war. Not completely comfortable with anyways. We haven’t reviewed many war movies in the 5 years we’ve been doing GOO Reviews, and up until now I’m not even sure I’ve ever really watched a war movie all the way through. At least not ones that didn’t also have the words ‘Star’, ‘Inglourious’, or ‘The First Avenger’ in their titles. I have a feeling those ones don’t really count.
As a millennial, war isn’t one of those things I’ve ever had to seriously consider as a component of life, not in the enlistment or conscription sense at any rate, and my most vivid memories of the topic of war are reviewing the numbers of dead due to wars in textbooks for the purposes of passing tests. Continue reading