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review by . August 11, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
One of the greatest war films to come out of Hollywood
“Captain_Couth” has written an excellent 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 …
review by . August 08, 2010
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A metaphoric film that travels down a river of self discovery into one's soul and the madness of war
Apocalypse Now is a bizarre adaptation of "Hearts of Darkness".  Willard (Martin Sheen) goes on a journey to look for the missing Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando) and exterminate him with extreme prejudice (as opposed to plain old prejudice).  Along the journey into the deep dark jungle, Willard not only learns more about the mythical and dangerous Kurtz, but a lot about himself.  Along for the ride are Chief (Albert Hall), Lance (Sam Bottoms), Clean (Laurence Fishburne) and …
Quick Tip by . March 28, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Apocalypse Now is based off the book Heart of Darkness By the Author last name Conrad I believe. The movie is one of Francis Ford Coppala's great films. I believe filmed in the Philippines. Set during the Vietnam War it traces a special forces Captain, played by Micheal Sheen, struggling with the knowledge of having to get rid of another officer because Kurts, played by Marlon Brando, has gone off the reservation and become tribal and killing haphazardly. I can't tell you how much I loved this movie …
Quick Tip by . August 11, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Hopper is great in this movie, especially since he really had only a cameo apperance! He was given great lines. By the way he is quoting T.S. Elliot's "The Waste Land" when he says: "I should have been a pair of ragged claws scuttling across floors of silent seas... "
Quick Tip by . July 27, 2010
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THE WAR MOVIE. PERFECT. FEW FILMS ARE ABLE TO RUN WITH THIS MASTERPIECE.
review by . August 21, 2004
Pros: Even with its faults it was a decent production     Cons: .....     The Bottom Line: ___________     ..."I love the smell of napalm in the morning...."... Duvall         I graduated from high school in 1964, that was not a good time for young men and women to be starting out on their own. Back then, like now, it was cool to be serving your country on the battle front. Many of my classmates signed on the …
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