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nings
Gold Coast, Queensland
160 posts
Saw it last week it's pretty good. Tank induced decapitations and mutilation aplenty.
12:29pm 08/11/14 Permalink
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Cheez
Brisbane, Queensland
965 posts
Yeah but that tea party scene is weird as f***
12:35pm 08/11/14 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
22025 posts
The tea party scene was very reminiscent of Tarantino. Overall this was a great movie. Bradd Pitt is a top notch actor, and La Bouf is developing his skills well.

Spoiler:
it was a pretty flawed last stand tactic, at the end of the movie. I don't know why they didn't lure them to the tank meanwhile creating a three way kill zone with detached MGs. The plan they went with was horrible.
12:43pm 08/11/14 Permalink
zaraq
Adelaide, South Australia
289 posts
Another war movie explaining how the Americans won every war all by them selves,it is a pity they don't have the courage to tell the truth like how they sold weapons and other things to the Germans whilst the rest of the world was at war.
12:43pm 08/11/14 Permalink
Reverend Evil™
Wynnum, Queensland
22031 posts
Movie was awesome. The last scene didn't bother me at all. When Brad Pitt was on that 50 cal s*** was getting real.
12:51pm 08/11/14 Permalink
paveway
Brisbane, Queensland
20180 posts
infi you been playing too much COH2
01:28pm 08/11/14 Permalink
nings
Gold Coast, Queensland
162 posts
infini, the German's use/aim of their panzerschreck was also awful.
zaraq, it was a Hollywood movie waddya expect?

Thinking too much ruins movies.
02:53pm 08/11/14 Permalink
Roonee
Perth, Western Australia
192 posts
Another war movie explaining how the Americans won every war all by them selves,it is a pity they don't have the courage to tell the truth like how they sold weapons and other things to the Germans whilst the rest of the world was at war.


or how the outcome of the war was really determined by whether or not germany took moscow which they failed to do as early as 1941.

Sure enough a few months later the seppos join the winning side and commence a land grab in western europe.

Looks like a good movie though. Looking forward to it. Heard a few average reviews but nings knows movies so looks good.
04:08pm 08/11/14 Permalink
nings
Gold Coast, Queensland
164 posts
they don't win the war in this movie anyway
04:17pm 08/11/14 Permalink
Roonee
Perth, Western Australia
193 posts
sounds s*** then.
09:00pm 09/11/14 Permalink
Alize`
Brisbane, Queensland
1863 posts
Some intense action scenes!
01:25am 10/11/14 Permalink
E.T.
Queensland
4965 posts
I really enjoyed the movie. Brad Pit did a good job. Agree with Infi that the tea party scene was Tarantino like.
Couldn't get my head around why they decided to put one scene in though, it made no sense to me.
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The scene with the rookie under the tank and gets spotted by a SS soldier. Are we lead to believe he would have been allowed to live after tens of dozens of the Germans had been mowed down? The scene seems wrong and unnecessary to me
11:27am 10/11/14 Permalink
IVY_MiKe
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
2108 posts
That is an excellent point E.T.

Whilst certainly 'not what you would expect' there were certainly one prominent example of exactly that sort of thing that went on during WW2 tho. (I'll spoiler tag it because of its relevance to the plot of the film)

Spoiler:
There is a, now quite famous, story of an American B-17 which was excorted out of German airspace by a BF-109 after a pretty significant exchange. Known as the 'Charlie Brown and Franz Stigler incident' according to wiki (apologies for the wiki reference but it was easily found this way).
Wiki link to spoiler related content (I did this because the referenced url description text still appears green when 'spoilerised')

Within the context of the film, and the particular units and action involved, I agree with your point in thinking that scene doesn't really have a place in the film.

All in all I knew the film would be 'Hollywood cliche' as I sat down to it. The movie was, but the tank battle sequence makes this flick very much worth watching.
I will also say that the film, generally, was a lot 'darker' than I expected. But as the blurb at the beginning states, the Allied Armour really didn't match up to the engineering of the equivalent German equipment at the time.
12:07pm 10/11/14 Permalink
infi
Brisbane, Queensland
22032 posts
Spoiler:
The SS were ideologically inspired, much like Hurricane Jim. They had no capacity for independent thought and were blindly loyal to the Fuhrer. I can't grasp how an SS soldier would let an American go.
12:13pm 10/11/14 Permalink
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