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By The Dispatch On Friday, December 13th, 2019
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‘1917’ featurette examines Sam Mendes’ World War I epic after earning 3 Golden Globe nominations

Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Sam Mendes delivers a masterpiece with ‘1917’

1917 is a new World War I film from writer/director Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and may literally take the audience’s breath away. Centering on two British soldiers, Schofield (George MacKay) and More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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‘1917’ One Shot Short Film Contest gives filmmakers a chance to showcase their creativity

NBCUniversal and Ideas United have partnered to produce a video submission contest targeting emerging filmmakers to promote Universal Pictures’ thrilling new epic, 1917, from Oscar®-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ World War I documentary returns to cinemas in December

One of the most acclaimed and highest-grossing documentaries ever made, “They Shall Not Grow Old” is director Peter Jackson’s extraordinary look at the soldiers, the events, the sounds and the sights of More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 5th, 2019
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New ‘1917’ trailer previews Sam Mendes’ thriller, ‘not a war movie’

Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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‘Avatar’star Stephen Lang brings the struggles of war to life with ‘Beyond Glory’

On Monday, November 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m., the stories of eight brave men who won the Medal of Honor in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam come to life on the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall stage in Beyond Glory. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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ICC Report: South Sudan Civil War death toll reaches 400K dead

(International Christian Concern) –The civil war in South Sudan has claimed nearly 400,000 civilian lives. This is many more than were originally thought to have died. The original count was around 300,000. For More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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John Bolton: The fall of Saddam did not make Iran stronger

It’s amazing and frightening that Donald Trump is considering former UN Ambassador, John Bolton as a possible replacement for National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster if he departs. And that was BEFORE his More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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’12 Strong’ captures the story of a historic victory, but offers little substance to make it matter

The declassified tale of the first U.S. soldiers who land in Afghanistan in the days after 9/11 is the focus of 12 Strong, but sadly, the creators spend too little time on these men, their personalities and the More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Navid Negahban previews ’12 Strong’: ‘Passionate’ cast ‘honoring these Aghanis’ helping to rid terrorism

Based on the non-fiction book Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, 12 Strong centers on the post-9/11 story of a U.S. Special Forces team partnering with Afghanistan factions into the rugged mountains, delivering a More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Rand Paul speech on government spending most important this year: Must Watch!

On Tuesday, Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul took to the Senate floor discussing government spending, wasteful spending and pointing at both parties as being guilty for the runaway deficits and $20 trillion More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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‘Thank You For Your Service’ highlights PTSD struggles for Vets but falls short on the ‘thank you’

The struggles of returning soldiers never appeared on screen in the way Thank You For Your Service highlights PTSD, the incompetence of Veterans Affairs and the arrogance of military leadership. American Sniper More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Dunkirk: Hideo Kojima on War in Video Games and Movies

For an estimated 120 years of development, movies have become a central part of entertainment. For the gaming industry, it is a much shorter lifespan at an estimated 59 years. As I have stated writing my essay, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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‘Dunkirk’ is Christopher Nolan’s best movie: a beautiful war film with heart, thrills and lasting impact

It wasn’t easy to shake off the brutality and gore Steven Spielberg presented in the opening sequence of Saving Private Ryan, arguably the best war film of the modern era. Now Christopher Nolan submits Dunkirk, More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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‘Wonder Woman’ breaks box office records with $100.5 million opening

It is now official: Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman has scored the top domestic opening of all time for a female director. Warner Bros reported that the DC Comics heroine’s first solo adventure has taken More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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‘Megan Leavey’ is a heartfelt film about true heroes

Isn’t the summer time a great time for an emotional heartfelt true story of heroism, strength and bonding? Sadly, while many audiences are going to be disappointed by the big budget popcorn films, Megan Leavey More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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‘The Wall’ is a focused, suspenseful war film, but fails to find a heart or passion

Amazon Studios’ The Wall arrives in an era of incredible war films (Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, American Sniper, Hacksaw Ridge) to create a new twist on the stereotypical war drama. Director Doug Liman’s More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Sen. Mike Lee calls for vote on the Military Humanitarian Operations Act

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) released the following statement calling for Congress to take up S. 409, the Military Humanitarian Operations Act which he and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced earlier this year: Utah Senator More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Nat Geo’s ‘Origins Journey of Humankind’ begins March 6

In the greatest adventure saga ever told — the story of human civilization — National Geographic presents ORIGINS: The Journey of Humankind – an eight-part series that traces the innovations More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Desmond Doss biopic is another great war film for this era

In the same vein as Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers, the horrors of World War II come to the big screen in a beautiful manner with Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge. By beautiful I mean the ferocity, gross More...


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