Friendly Fire

John Roderick, Adam Pranica and Benjamin Ahr Harrison are exploring titles from the entire history of cinema about every war, big and bigger. They discuss filmmaking, geopolitical history, nerd out about uniforms and equipment, and crack wise the entire time. To the victor go the spoiler alerts!

Friendly Fire Ep 67: Darkest Hour (2017)

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When you're in the deep end and hunting for the 8.5 pounder, make sure to load your tackle box full of Cuban Romeo y Julietas and Camachos. On today's episode Adam, Ben, and John deal with one shit at a time while reviewing this WW2 drama!

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Next Film: The Key (1958)
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Friendly Fire Ep 66: Dunkirk (2017)

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When you love your boat, and love your country, you'll answer the call to save soldiers— no matter what time it is. On today's episode Adam, Ben, and John would rather face waves than dive-bombers while reviewing this 2017 drama.

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Next Film: Darkest Hour (2018)
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Friendly Fire Ep 65: Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite (2016)

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What if a podcast advertised "three superstar hosts" and one host barely spoke the entire show? Well, that would be kind of like today's movie — add a few spies and they're practically the same piece of media! On today's episode Adam, Ben, and John figure out who's Moe, and who's Larry, while watching this 2016 action film!

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Next Film: Dunkirk (2017)
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Friendly Fire Ep 64: Predator (1987)

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When one spaceman faces off against a bunch of humans who on earth would think that a terminator could win? On today's episode Adam, Ben, and John ask "What is this fucking tie business?" while reviewing this 1987 thriller!
#PORKCHOPCHALLENGE

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Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite (2016)
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Friendly Fire Ep 63: The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

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Are we as humans ok with the destruction of our creations if its under the auspices of patriotism? Or do we gain our strength from knowing that our real reward are the railway bridges we built along the way? On today's episode Adam, Ben, and John bridge the gap between podcaster and podcast supporter on this very special #MAXFUNDRIVE 2019 edition of #FriendlyFire!

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Next week: Predator (1987)
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Friendly Fire Ep 62: Memphis Belle (1990)

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The crew of a B-17 readies for its last bombing mission over Germany but is this the real tale of the Memphis Belle? On today's episode Adam, Ben, and John put the hot dog in the bun and chow down—while reviewing this 1990 drama!

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Next week: The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
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Friendly Fire Ep 61: USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)

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What if you took Quint's two-minute monologue from Jaws, added Nicolas Cage, and then with the help of crib notes from a 1975 history class, made a war movie that involved sharks? You would get this MVP of a film. On today's episode Adam, Ben, and John lead a highly classified recording while watching this 2016 action buoy!

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Next week: Memphis Belle (1990)
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Friendly Fire Ep 60: Green Zone (2010)

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Does this film tell the truth? The whole truth, and nothing but the truth? Nope. But does that matter when Matt Damon is trying to get to the bottom of this whole Weapons of Mass Destruction thing? On today's episode it's not for Adam, Ben or John to decide what happens... when they review this 2010 action film.

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Next week: USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
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Friendly Fire Ep 59: Heaven and Earth (1993)

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Has Oliver Stone always had the ability to slow down and take a back seat? Or is it only when adapting books by Le Ly Hayslip? Either way, this film is powerful. On today's episode Adam, Ben, and John are insulted at the insolence of men—while they review this 1993 drama.
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Next week: Green Zone (2010)
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Friendly Fire Ep 58: Conan the Barbarian (1982)

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Can a personal war, be as powerful as a global war? In a fictional pagan society the rules of war can be as loose or as tight as the chains that bind a young barbarian. On today's episode, Adam, Ben, and John can't remember if they are good men or bad, while reviewing this 1982 adventure!

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Next week: Heaven and Earth

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