It was francois truffaut who said that it's not possible to make an anti-war movie, because all war movies, with their energy and sense of adventure, end up making combat look like fun if truffaut had lived to see platoon, the best film of 1986, he might have wanted to modify his opinion here is a movie that regards combat from ground level, from the infantryman's point of view, and it. Platoon is a must see for any fan of war movies the film that put stone on the map, platoon is considered by vietnam vets as the most realistic (my father having been one of them. Platoon blu-ray review shout factory announced today that it is preparing a steelbook edition of oliver stone's classic film platoon (1986), starring tom berenger, keith david, willem dafoe. We review the vietnam war classic platoon for it's 30th anniversary this oliver stone classic starring willem dafoe, tom berenger and charlie sheen has been praised as one of the best ever.
Movie review it's really hard to so, it is quite an accomplishment on the part of director oliver stone that platoon stands out as a film of great merit it's gritty, dirty, honest. Platoon follows a young american soldier named chris taylor, a rich kid who has joined the war in an effort to appreciate multi-ethnic races and give something back instead of sitting around. Throughout the film, we experience the platoon’s frustrations, anxieties, and fears of fighting an invisible enemy that the platoon seems to have little to no impact against and we are finally left with not only the platoon, but almost the entire 25th infantry, overrun by the enemy sustaining enormous loss of lives.
Platoon is a 1986 british-american anti-war film written and directed by oliver stone, starring tom berenger, willem dafoe, and charlie sheen it is the firs. Platton the movie review essays: over 180,000 platton the movie review essays, platton the movie review term papers, platton the movie review research paper, book reports 184 990 essays, term and research papers available for unlimited access but the movie platoon raised some questions as to how real it actually was some people think. Submitted by aj on 30/04/2001 22:39 very simply a masterpiece of film making, coupled with outstanding acting this study of war is an equal of the 'the deer hunter' and very possibly the. A film review by daanish duvvi- wsu(18371114.
Platoon is a powerful war film starring charlie sheen and willem defoe a film that depicts the best and worst of humanity platoon is also an excellent action film 10/10 from me 0 of 0 users found this helpful 0 0. The film's battle between the forces of good and evil as represented by the two sergeants is heavy-handed, as is sheen's totally unnecessary voice-over narration, which dilutes the power of stone. Red platoon is a visceral, heroic, tragic, gritty, riveting, and true first-hand account of the battle of keating, told by clinton romesha, who spearheaded both the defense of the outpost and the counter-attack that drove the taliban back beyond the wire, and received the medal of honor for his actions.
Platoon, often cited as one of the best and most realistic war films ever made, is a stunning and sobering movie about vietnam oliver stone brings this film to the screen with an extreme amount. Mr stone, himself a vietnam vet, observes the war through the short focus of a single infantry platoon, fighting somewhere near the cambodian border in 1967. Platoon is the best movie i have seen about the vietnam war - it shows both the honorable side as well as the bad - to focus on one or the other is to miss the point i think an excellent companion book is john del vecchio's the 13th valley. Rotten tomatoes gives the film an 81% ranking, which is similar to what viewers who have registered on the site have said, making platoon a “certified fresh” tomato reviewers spend a lot of time talking about the realism of the film, choosing to emphasize the realism the film portrays based off of stone’s fear of the war. You are getting a free preview of a time magazine article from our archive many of our articles are reserved for subscribers only want access.
Some comments on the movie platoon [platoon (1986), directed by oliver stonestarring charlie sheen, tom berenger, and willem dafoe won an academy award for best picture this review was written for some non-marxist friends circa february 1987. Platoon platoon is a war film written and directed by oliver stone it portrays a story centered on his experiences as a us infantryman in vietnam war the film narrates his experiences with his parents and his time in vietnam. The tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and tv programming quality for millions of moviegoers. Platoon was the first vietnam war film made by a veteran of vietnam and it provides a unique and accurate view of the conditions that soldiers there experienced when taylor first arrives in vietnam, a soldier says to him, you re gonna love the nam and his friend adds, for fucking ever.
Platoon was a movie i've wanted to see for a while but have put off mainly because it seemed like the worst of the mainstream vietnam movies, plus it seemed to have gotten the most mixed reviews. Platoon is a triumph for oliver stone, a film in which a visceral approach to violence, which has always set him apart, is balanced by classical symmetries and a kind of elegiac distance. Platoon is a 1986 british-american anti-war film written and directed by oliver stone, starring tom berenger, willem dafoe, and charlie sheenit is the first film of a trilogy of vietnam war films directed by stone, followed by born on the fourth of july (1989) and heaven & earth (1993. Full synopsis oliver stone's breakthrough as a director, platoon is a brutally realistic look at a young soldier's tour of duty in vietnam chris taylor (charlie sheen) is a college student who quits school to volunteer for the army in the late '60s.
Movie review: platoon (1986) an intense front-line view of a most muddled conflict, platoon is a close-up examination of the human damage caused by war, and also one of the best war movies ever made. Platoon, american war film, released in 1986, that was written and directed by oliver stone and was regarded by many critics as one of the best of the movies about the vietnam war platoon won the academy award for best picture and the golden globe award for best drama. Simply the best war movie ever, platoon is the only real movie about the war in vietnam i know apocalypse now is a masterpiece and one of my favorites, but platoon is more realistic, more convincing in that it shows what the average soldier, the average grunt felt like definently an anti-war film, i would recommend to young filmakers looking.