We liked them and they liked us Lee Ermey gives a truly sympathetic and tough-as-nails performance. The answer is yes! The film’s thin veneer of social propriety the story of how the VietCong came under Hanoi’s control is merely a cover for a rolicking old-time battle tale, complete with a hard-tack sergeant, his rebellious sidekick, and a demoralized base that needs to be whipped into shape before the VietCong attack. Like a movie it went for the splatter and over the top special effects. Did I miss any?

There are no extras and no English subtitles. I appreciate my discussion Listserv for furthering my film education and inspiring me to continue running DVDBeaver. I don’t think I buy this point of view personally anymore, but it’s good to have it available as an option. Lee Ermey who gives the feature its authenticity and most potent display of broken spirit, delivering strong work as the man in command, trying to juggle the basic needs of his men while managing the encroaching inevitability of defeat. The scarier and more horrific a movie is about that war, the more intense I am grateful I didn’t have to go. Last Man Standing The creation of a social awareness on both sides of the fences. There’s plenty of mayhem for action buffs — much of the movie looks like the climax from “Glory” or “Zulu”.

And to the many vets who served there: This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association. This a good movie, made better by R Lee. The Siege of Firebase Gloria is a rare movie in that it manages to show a conflict from both points of view much like another war movie classic, The Longest Day.

It’s low budget by Hollywood standards and lacks a Hollywood pedigree, but it really rattles the ‘nads and jolts the head out of any daydream you might have fallen into. The Amazon special issue tape doesn’t contain the subtitles of the Viet Minh. The quality is a lot better than one or expect from such a source, but it still does not do justice to this forgotten gem.


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Di Nardo wastes no time blowing them away. See glogia exclusive reviews on the Savant Main Page. Believe me, it is the real deal.

The premise is as follows: All you need to do is click on the appropriate link, download the free subtitles, and attach them to your video! The VC are portrayed as human beings with their own motivations and desires, just as the marines are. Like a movie it went for the splatter and over the top special effects. Yes, Gloria is an exploitation picture, but it is also refreshingly unpretentious.

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While the director takes certain liberties with details guns are fired for too long without reloading, for example the action sweeps you up so that unless you are really looking for it, you won’t notice it, and I am curious to know who actually counts rounds in subttitles. What’s your nex t favori t e movie? Not for the squimish but if you want to see what it really was like. It’s about time the guys who were over there, or sit-at-home strategists back here, got a movie that validates their recollections and good intentions, one that’s realistic, but without being too gung ho on the one hand like “The Green Berets”or too negative about US involvement on the other like most other Vietnam films.

The Siege of Firebase Gloria is not a very well known Vietnam war film. Based on a true story, subtitlws film follows the struggle of a group of brave marines, led by tough as nails leader R.


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I was there Jack; and this fiirebase is right on the money!!!! This also is not a gung-ho armed services recruiting film, because of its very real depiction of the horors of war, it received a well deserved “R” rating.

It was like being back there again! I can’t sugtitles that I have any idea what battle is like, what war is like or even what the military is all abouthoweveras far as Vietnam movies go this is by far the best ever made!!!!

Standard Blu-ray case Release date: The Viet Minh aren’t shown as mindless communists, but soldiers fighting foreign invaders and the corruption that they fostered. Can a movie have too much shooting??? Every time I watch it I catch a nuance of some human foible or honor or universal experience. Similar titles you might also like What is this? The First Avenger 4K.

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The action takes place during the Vietnamese Tet offensive induring a supposed holiday cease-fire, when the Viet Cong caught the South Vietnamese and U. Firebase Gloria shows the enemy from a sane point-of-view, without making them into brainwashed fanatics.

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Although scared out of their wits, they behave like pro soldiers as they throw themselves into a fight that may be un-winnable.