I love World War II movies, but this one was so badly written and acted that it was embarrassing. Every cliche of war movies was here ( except there were no female sweethearts left behind) with actors delivering wooden lines. I tried to give it the benefit of the doubt after the first few awful minutes, but it did not get any better. The battle scenes are unrealistic, like video games. Prisoners without hands tied or mouths taped accompany heroes into ambushes. The soldiers do not learn that after "clearing" a location they still need to stay alert, and repeat their mistakes. There likely was not a military consultant for this movie. The producers apparently just tried to capitalize on the excellent Band of Brothers popularity in the year of the 75th DDay anniversary. Three stars for thinking about it.
Some people called it a suicide, but for the Rangers of the 2nd Battalion, that's another word for mission. When an elite group of American soldiers are ordered to take out a series of ...
December 26, 2019