8 – Schindler’s List (1993)

If there's tits in a film i'll find them.

If there’s tits in a film I’ll find them.

Schindler’s List is a romantic comedy in which Liam Neeson plays Schindler,a man who loses his memory every night when he falls asleep.He relies on a complex series of notes and lists to function in modern day Miami.Rob Schneider plays the love interest. Actually nothing could be further from the truth.Here we have movie 6 i think that’s about the Holocaust .Schindler is a businessman who runs a pots and pans factory with a Jewish workforce.This is all during world war 2 and as you may or not know the Germans weren’t the Jews biggest fans.So Neeson tries to help them by giving them a job.If you’re a skilled worker then you won’t be shipped off to the camps or Auschwitz. There’s a lot of bribery going on and Neeson spends all his money/valuables in order to try and help them. Ralph Fiennes plays a sadistic Nazi guy in this who takes pleasure in killing Jews for no reason.Bad fucker.When Neeson show s a bit of compassion for the Jews and treats them like humans Fiennes has him taken in for questioning to see if he’s a sympathizer. The movie has quite a lot of people getting killed and the brutality of the Nazi is fucking depressing and keep in mind this is all a true story.I got a bit teary eyed at one point during the film,i had bug spray on my finger and itched my eye.

IMDB RATING      –     8.9
MY RATING     –    8.2
RECOMMEND?     –     YES

39 – Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Rubbish.A guy who's storming Normandy is collecting soil from different parts of the world.No only that but he carries all his samples with him into a war zone.Why not leave it back at base?Idiot.

Rubbish.A guy who’s storming Normandy is collecting soil from different parts of the world.No only that but he carries all his samples with him into a war zone.Why not leave it back at base?Idiot.

Saving Private Ryan is about one army sergeants battle with arthritis and how he tries to overcome his crippling affliction by searching for a guy called Ryan.Not really,but i could be.What with all the close-ups of Tom Hanks’ hands shaking uncontrollably. The gist of the film is an 8 man group is sent looking for the final remaining Ryan after his 3 brothers were killed in combat.It seems a bit stupid putting 8 lives at risk for 1 but hey it’s an American film.The film has an all-star cast,so many familiar faces it’s hard to find someone you don’t recognize. The action and battle scenes really make this film.The realism along with the gore factor really makes an impression on you.In the end Hanks finds the guy and with his last words tells Damon to “Earn it” and does he?I haven’t a clue.As i watched the film there was a few bits where i was shouting at the screen.For example when they’re looking through the bag of dog tags it looks like they’re going through a bag of mirrors,light reflecting all over their faces.As far as i know dog tags are matte/frosted for the for the simple reason that if you’re hiding you don’t want light reflecting from you because the enemy might see it.

IMDB RATING      –     8.5
MY RATING     –    7.9
RECOMMEND?     –     YES

200 – Stalag 17 (1953)

liam neeson ?

liam neeson ?

You see a lot of war films but not so many about P.O.W. camps.Stalag 17 is about a German P.O.W. camp where 600 or so American enlisted men are living.A German mentions that there are 60 men living in this particular barracks but i think I only counted about 20.This film is a comedy,and it does it well.keeping it light and fairly humorous by having a few lovable clowns.Definitely a film for the whole family on a Sunday afternoon.

IMDB RATING      –     8
MY RATING     –     7.2
SEEN BEFORE     –     NO