[31 Days of Halloween – Day 7] COMBAT SHOCK: The Social Decay & PTSD of Post-Vietnam America

Day 7 in the 31 Days of Halloween falls on dark times with COMBAT SHOCK (1984), a horrific, traumatic look at American PTSD after the Vietnam War.

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True Detective – Season 3, Episode 1: “The Great War and Modern Memory”

Retired Dt. Wayne Hays is forever haunted by a brutal murder case he worked on in Arkansas during 1980

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Hap and Leonard – Season 3, Episode 5: “Mambo No. 5”

Hap and Leonard face the KKK in a brutal brawl that doesn’t go exactly as planned

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Hap and Leonard – Season 3, Episode 3: “T-Bone Mambo”

Leonard tracks down Bacon, who saw Florida before she disappeared. Hap is introduced to the head of the KKK in Grovetown.

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Father Gore’s 1st Make a Case: A Remake of GRAVEYARD SHIFT

In the 1st edition of “Make a Case,” Father Gore discusses the 1990 GRAVEYARD SHIFT, an adaptation of a Stephen King short story.

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Quarry – Season 1, Episode 5: “Coffee Blues”

Cinemax’s Quarry Season 1, Episode 5: “Coffee Blues” Directed by Greg Yaitanes Written by Jennifer Schuur * For a review of the previous episode, “Seldom Realized” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “His Deeds Were Scattered” – click here Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) and Joni (Jodi Balfour) are back home after allContinue reading “Quarry – Season 1, Episode 5: “Coffee Blues””

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Full Metal Jacket’s Vietnam War: One Big Mickey Mouse March

Full Metal Jacket. 1987. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Screenplay by Kubrick, Michael Herr, & Gustav Hasford; based on the novel The Short-Timers by Hasford. Starring Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D’Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood, Arliss Howard, Keyn Major Howard, & Ed O’Ross. Warner Bros/Natant/Stanley Kubrick Productions. Rated R. 117 minutes. Drama/War ★★★★★  IContinue reading “Full Metal Jacket’s Vietnam War: One Big Mickey Mouse March”

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