War motion pictures about Vietnam are actually not about Vietnam. Put them all together and you’ve got an epic story of dangerous planning, dangerous judgment, horrible execution and an absence of creativeness on the a part of the American government.
Finally, I should point out one thing concerning the a hundred films on this list. They are my favourites, and I can defend the truth that they’re all nice movies, but I can’t claim they’re definitively the best ever. I am not an expert film reviewer; I am a casual movie viewer. I do not spend all my evenings at the local cinema, catching the latest offerings, and lots of the most universally admired films from the previous are works which I actually have by no means seen. I subsequently make no claims for the flicks on this record, besides that they are my favourites, and they’re all price watching.… Read more