View All - List View. Though the movie has the battle beginning on that date, other than place names and a few names of important military personnel, the movie version of the battle veers widely astray of actual events. In fact, Dwight D. Several historians have stepped in and pointed out the various inaccuracies of the film. Likewise, the American tanks were ones that were used hardly at all during the war.
Band Of Brothers (Blu-ray + Digital HD)
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War is hell, and so is having to watch this movie. It's a great big bloated mess of a war picture, and its three-hour running time and high-profile cast virtually invite us to make comparisons to other films in the genre; without exception, all of them are unflattering. This is certainly not intended in any manner to question the heroism of those who fought for the Allies in this battle, one of the longest and bloodiest of the Second World War; but as a motion picture, Battle of the Bulge is neither entertaining nor edifying. And my goodness, it goes on and on and on. The self-importance of the picture is evident from the jump, with an overture; after about an hour and forty-five minutes, we're also favored with an intermission any decent filmmaker with a shred of respect for his or her audience would have ended the picture there , and after the credits roll, you can bask in the afterglow with exit music.
Battle of the Bulge. Tanks for the memories. Though riddled with inaccuracies and based on fictional characters rather than historical figures, Battle of the Bulge remains one of the most distinguished war films of our time. Made in , it comes from an era when Americans were almost universally depicted as heroes on the big screen, before films like The Dirty Dozen came along and did away with that image of patriotic glory in favor of a more realistic approach. Filmed in Ultra Panavision 70 for projection on Cinerama screens, Battle of the Bulge is all about sweeping, grand visuals.