Category Archives: Motion Pictures ( My Picks)

The Crossing, 2000 (motion picture)

 The Crossing, 2000 A dramatization of General George Washington’s perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.   

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Last of the Mohicans, 1992 (motion picture)

 Last of the Mohicans, 1992 Based on the classic novel by Fenimore Cooper, three Mohican trappers protect a British Colonel’s daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War. This movies depicts a love story surrounded by the conflicts … Continue reading

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Patton, 1970 (motion picture) WWII

 Patton, 1970 The motion picture depicts the World War II phase of the controversial American general’s career through North Africa, Italy, and Europe.    

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LBJ: The Early Years, 1987 (motion picture)

LBJ: The Early Years, 1987 Depicts the early years of former President of the United States Lyndon Baines Johnson from 1934 until 1963. Actor Randy Quaid won a Golden Globe award for his portrayal of Johnson. The movie follows LBJ’s career from Texas … Continue reading

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John Adams, 2008 (television mini-series)

John Adams, 2008 The life of one of the USA’s Founding Fathers, its second President and his role in the nation’s first 50 years.    

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Geronimo: An American Legend, 1993 (motion picture)

Geronimo: An American Legend, 1993 The Apache Indians have reluctantly agreed to settle on a US Government approved reservation. Not all the Apaches are able to adapt to the life of corn farmers. One in particular, Geronimo, is restless. Pushed … Continue reading

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Tuskegee Airmen, 1995 (motion picture) WWII

 The Tuskegee Airmen, The true story of how a group of African American pilots overcame racist opposition to become one of the finest US fighter groups in World War II. Stars: Lawrence Fishburne, Cuba Gooding, Jr.     

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