Viddy Well

This is meant to be a site where I can keep an up-to-date catalog of the films I have seen and collected, and chronicle some thoughts about them, and other tangential minutia.

Monday, August 17, 2009

WWII Films

Inspired by the greatness of Inglourious Basterds, I've decided I need to fill in the blanks in my World War II film knowledge.

My Favorite WWII Films:
Kelly's Heroes
The Dirty Dozen
The Great Escape
Where Eagles Dare
The Guns Of Navarone
Force 10 From Navarone
Von Ryan's Express
Inglorious Bastards (Castellari)
Catch 22
Saving Private Ryan
The Thin Red Line
The Pianist
The Black Book (Verhoeven)
Operation Crossbow (Michael Anderson)

Band Of Brothers -
HBO Series

Need to see:
The Desert Rats (Wise)
Hitler: The Last Ten Days (Concini)
The Eagle Has Landed (Sturges)
From Hell to Victory (Lenzi)
The Misfit Brigade (Hessler)
Hell is for Heroes
The Battle of the Bulge
None But The Brave (Sinatra only direction)
A Bridge Too Far
Hanover Street (Hyams, w/Harrison Ford)
Soldier Of Orange (Verhoeven)
The Big Red One (Fuller)(giving it a 2nd chance)
Escape To Victory (Huston)
The Eye of the Needle (Marquand)
Enemy at the Gates
Man Hunt (Lang)
Five Graves to Cairo (Wilder)
Castle Keep
Play Dirty
Ilsa: She-Wolf of the SS
Five for Hell