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Apocalypse Now Redux

10 Ratings: 4.5
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Inspired by the story: Heart of Darkness / by Joseph Conrad. Originally produced as motion picture in 1979.      A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade … see full wiki

Genre: War, Drama, Action, Adventure
Release Date: August 3, 2001
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Apocalypse Now Redux
review by . August 12, 2010
One of the greatest war films to come out of Hollywood
Scotman has written an great review and plot summary of Apocalypse Now.  Therefore, because I am a history prof., my review will emphasize the important literary influences on the writers Francis Ford Copolla, (director as well), John Milius and Michael Herr.  The movie is a seminal work because it was influenced by four important works of the twentieth century: Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, T. S. Elliott’s poem the WasteLand, Sir James George Frazer’s …
review by . December 05, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Story, pacing, atmosphere, cinematography, acting is decent      Cons: A couple of silly scenes      The Bottom Line: The movie is difficult to swallow; some of the best movies are.  This is a trip I recommend, just be aware of the dangers and the absurdities.    Plot Details: This opinion reveals major details about the movie''s plot.    There are already more than two dozen reviews of the film.  I typically …
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