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June 18 | Academy Award-Winning War Films

June 19, 2020

This week, we invite you to revisit four critically-acclaimed films. Check out our new lineup of binge-worthy films that have all taken home the coveted Oscar for Best Picture.

  The Hurt Locker: When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, Sanborn and Eldrige, by recklessly plunging them into a deadly game of urban combat. 2010 Academy Award-Winner for Best Picture. WATCH on Amazon Prime.

 

The English Patient: Adapted from Michael Ondaatje’s novel, comes this war-time love affair. Set in the sweeping expanses of the Sahara, The English Patient follows the relationship between a badly burned man, and the nurse who is taking care of him in an Italian monastery near the end of World War II. 1997 Academy Award-Winner for Best Picture. WATCH on Amazon Prime.

 

Patton: This biographical film follows the controversial World War II hero General George S. Patton, from his wartime activities and accomplishments, and ending with his removal from command after his outspoken criticism of US post-war military strategy. 1971 Academy Award-Winner for Best Picture. WATCH on Amazon Prime.

Bonus Suggestion 
We couldn’t resist recommending this year’s Best Picture Nominee, 1917.

1917: Director Sam Mendes brings his singular vision to this World War I epic. Two British soldiers must cross enemy territory and deliver a timely message to stop a deadly attack. 2020 Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture. WATCH on Amazon Prime.

 

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