Tag - Vietnam

Headsup: The Vietnam War

An epic documentary a decade in the making, The Vietnam War is the latest work by Ken Burns and Lynn Novik which takes a 360-degree look at the conflict that would cost the lives of millions and create one of the defining periods of the...

Vietnam in HD Blu-Ray

Win Vietnam in HD on Blu-Ray!

It’s Vietnam in HD, hitting Blu-Ray from The History Channel. Here’s the scoop: Their story is in danger of being lost to history. The men who came home from the Vietnam War represent a second silent generation. These are the men...

World’s Largest Coffee Cup

That, my friends, is the world’s largest coffee cup. In fact, here’s a farther away shot but at least you get a better idea of scale: Made of stainless steel, it stands over a meter and a half tall and is over two meters in...

Will Eisner on the Care of Your M-16

The title of the comic book is The M16A1 Rifle: Operation and Preventive Maintenance. It’s been posted by Ethan Persoff as part of his Comics With Problems series. What makes this fascinating is not just the fact that a copy of the...

First Blood (1982) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim & Sylvester Stallone, based on the novel by David MorrellDirected by: Ted KotcheffStarring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy, Bill McKinney, Jack Starrett...

The Quiet American (2002) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Christopher Hampton and Robert Schenkkan, based on the novel by Graham GreeneDirected by: Philip NoyceStarring: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Do Thi Hai Yen, Tzi Ma, Rade Serbedzija Features: Running audio commentary...

Archives of War (1999) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written and Directed by: Marty Callaghan Features: 3-disc set, 2 programs per disc Released by: MPI Home VideoRegion: 1Rating: NRAnamorphic: N/A; footage appears in its original 1.33:1 format. My Advice: Rent it if you’re a big...