The first casualty of war is innocence.

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Podcast Release Date:
May 19, 2023

Patron Exclusive Review Episode 79

Natural Born Killers

Brat Packer Charlie Sheen learns that fighting the VC is only half the battle of the Vietnam War when he enlists in Oliver Stone’s Oscar-winning Platoon. Will the sheltered white boy survive the brutal jungle by following the orders of hard-ass “lifer” Tom Berenger?  Or is it smarter to chill out to Motown with pothead Willem Dafoe?  And does the writer/director’s real life infantry experiences make this 1986 Best Picture winner a more authentic experience than other ‘Nam movies of the era?  Find out when you become a Now Playing Patron this May.

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Movie Details

Patron Exclusives
Oliver Stone
2 h 00 min
Release Date
19 December 1986
Drama, War, Action
As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

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