This week, in honor of Veteran’s Day, we are talking what we consider to be one of the most affecting war movies ever made, Black Hawk Down, Ridley Scott’s adaptation of the Mark Brown account of the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu. This episode is a bit more somber than usual because there is nothing funny about this film. It is unflinchingly brutal in its depiction of war and its effect on those who wage it. We have a frank discussion about the ferocity of war, courage, and ultimate sacrifice.
Black Hawk Down Review – 0:01:29
The Connecting Point – 01:28:23
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3 thoughts on “Episode 083: Black Hawk Down”
This movie shows us one thing.
WAR is good for ABSOLUTELY NOTHING.
Super review, so glad that you both got the point of the film
Thank you for the feedback! Glad you enjoyed it (as much as one can when talking about this film).