Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 21

Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the quantum leap accelerator and vanished. He awoke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own, and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this … Continue reading Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 21

AFI #30 – Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now 1979 Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Netflix says... Francis Ford Coppola's timeless epic adapts Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness to the Vietnam War, where special operations Capt. Willard (Martin Sheen) must travel deep into the Cambodian jungle to locate and kill the mysterious -- and insane -- Col. Kurtz (Marlon Brando). I really … Continue reading AFI #30 – Apocalypse Now

AFI #53 – The Deer Hunter

The Dear Hunter 1978 Directed by Michael Cimino Netflix says... In this Oscar-winning epic from director Michael Cimino, a group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos--not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven (John Savage) married his pregnant girlfriend--and … Continue reading AFI #53 – The Deer Hunter

AFI #54 – MASH

MASH 1970 Directed by Robert Altman Netflix says... Director Robert Altman's thinly veiled Vietnam War satire is indicative of when the spirit of the 1970s went mainstream, with Elliot Gould, Donald Sutherland and Tom Skerritt as Army doctors fighting military insanity and healing wounded soldiers during the Korean War. Featuring an Oscar-winning score and standout … Continue reading AFI #54 – MASH