Entertainment - Military.com.com Originals http://feed.informer.com/digests/4KVBIQUXLK/feeder Entertainment - Military.com.com Originals Respective post owners and feed distributors Wed, 19 Jul 2023 23:45:32 +0000 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ The Best Military Books We Read in 2023 https://www.military.com/off-duty/books/2023/11/28/best-military-books-we-read-2023.html Entertainment urn:uuid:e4f42f4c-2f66-2187-16a5-e921805c4afc Tue, 28 Nov 2023 23:14:43 +0000 From the untold story of the Marine Corps' deadliest sniper to a future war with China over Taiwan, these are the best military books we read this year. Military Drama 'SEAL Team' to End After Season 7 on Paramount+ https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2023/11/17/military-drama-seal-team-end-after-season-7-paramount.html Entertainment urn:uuid:fb205def-85bc-95ca-2a8d-04e4e224eef5 Fri, 17 Nov 2023 20:46:13 +0000 It's been a long, rocky road for the cast, crew and fans of David Boreanaz and "SEAL Team," and that road must now come to an end. This World War II Vet's Renowned Novel on Japanese Samurai to Become Epic TV Series https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2023/11/17/world-war-ii-vets-renowned-novel-japanese-samurai-become-epic-tv-series.html Entertainment urn:uuid:a77b797e-c5b5-9940-e7d7-1db7555165c8 Fri, 17 Nov 2023 20:28:09 +0000 James Clavell had some of the worst luck during his military service, but he would later use all of it to shape his future writing career. Blake Stilwell Denzel Washington Will Terrorize Rome as Legendary General Hannibal Barca https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2023/11/17/denzel-washington-will-terrorize-rome-legendary-general-hannibal-barca.html Entertainment urn:uuid:38877f75-2ae1-78e9-b77a-d0dac6585738 Fri, 17 Nov 2023 16:49:13 +0000 There are countless movies about or set in the Roman Empire, but it sometimes feels like Hollywood forgot about Hannibal Barca, the Carthaginian general who terrorized Rome in its early years. 'Grounded': An Unusual New Opera Reexamines the Complexities of America’s Drone Wars Abroad https://www.military.com/off-duty/music/grounded-unusual-new-opera-reexamines-complexities-of-americas-drone-wars-abroad.html Entertainment urn:uuid:317a4aa7-3a19-b0e0-a2bb-05abd506aa99 Wed, 15 Nov 2023 15:12:53 +0000 The plot of the opera follows the journey of Jess, an Air Force F-16 fighter pilot flying combat missions in the skies over Iraq. 'The Metal Detector' Reunites Descendants of a B-17 Crew Shot Down in World War II https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2023/11/13/metal-detector-reunites-descendants-of-b-17-crew-shot-down-world-war-ii.html Entertainment urn:uuid:21f43879-2ba8-f427-5e64-850a2775c38e Mon, 13 Nov 2023 18:14:26 +0000 "The Metal Detector" began airing on PBS and on PBS.org starting on Nov. 11, 2023. The Newest 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III' Operator DLC Is a Decorated Navy SEAL https://www.military.com/off-duty/games/2023/11/10/newest-call-of-duty-modern-warfare-iii-operator-dlc-decorated-navy-seal.html Entertainment urn:uuid:12b2eb54-9271-ff84-0f73-8160fe5973c3 Fri, 10 Nov 2023 17:47:53 +0000 "Benjamin F." is a 16-year Naval Special Warfare veteran who deployed to Europe, Africa, Afghanistan and Iraq. Here's Your First Look at 'Masters of the Air' https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2023/11/09/heres-your-first-look-masters-of-air.html Entertainment urn:uuid:21052592-3d88-28d1-dad8-45831ea0218a Thu, 09 Nov 2023 18:49:36 +0000 Our first glimpse at Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg's long-awaited, highly anticipated companion series to "Band of Brothers" and "The Pacific" is finally here. Was the War in Afghanistan Worth It? You May Not Like This Veteran's Honest Answer https://www.military.com/off-duty/books/was-war-afghanistan-worth-it-you-may-not-veterans-honest-answer.html Entertainment urn:uuid:2165dd27-1c3f-390c-dbec-874b0daf8413 Mon, 06 Nov 2023 18:17:17 +0000 In "What The Taliban Told Me," a veteran Air Force cryptologic linguist responds to the question he gets asked the most about his deployments to Afghanistan. Remembering Bob Knight: Champion Coach, Army Vet and Famed Anger Management Example https://www.military.com/off-duty/2023/11/03/remembering-bob-knight-champion-coach-army-vet-and-famed-anger-management-example.html Entertainment urn:uuid:2fd28762-034c-71be-839b-721f5fe035d2 Fri, 03 Nov 2023 17:45:41 +0000 Over six seasons at Army, he led the Black Knights to a 102-50 record, with just one losing season, his last as Army head coach. Blake Stilwell Biden Got Freaked Out About AI and National Security After Watching the Newest 'Mission: Impossible' Movie https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2023/11/02/biden-got-freaked-out-about-ai-and-national-security-after-watching-newest-mission-impossible-movie.html Entertainment urn:uuid:21c89bed-20be-cf72-5ad8-0ecefb6a88b9 Thu, 02 Nov 2023 18:25:20 +0000 In the film, Cruise and his Impossible Mission Force team race against time to contain "the Entity," a Russian-made AI that turns on its creators and sinks a next-generation submarine. 'Masters of the Air': Everything We Know About the Highly Anticipated WWII Series https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2023/11/01/masters-of-air-everything-we-know-about-highly-anticipated-wwii-series.html Entertainment urn:uuid:7282ac4e-e2d3-b135-cd6d-e76bc7fa5fa2 Wed, 01 Nov 2023 18:57:48 +0000 "Masters of the Air" is based on a thoroughly researched source, honors the courage and sacrifices of real U.S. service members and will likely depict World War II combat with astounding realism. Blake Stilwell Watch Elite Marine Aviators Compete for Bragging Rights on Fox's 'Top Combat Pilot' https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2023/10/30/watch-elite-marine-aviators-compete-bragging-rights-foxs-top-combat-pilot.html Entertainment urn:uuid:b98ccb97-5cc0-ddb6-533d-1cc555047f6c Mon, 30 Oct 2023 13:22:37 +0000 Actor Dennis Quaid ("The Right Stuff," "Midway") hosts this four-part, behind-the-scenes look at one of the U.S. military's most intense pilot training programs. The Army Corps of Engineers’ Surprisingly Fantastic Cat Calendar Is Almost Upon Us https://www.military.com/off-duty/2023/10/26/army-corps-of-engineers-surprisingly-fantastic-cat-calendar-almost-upon-us.html Entertainment urn:uuid:c03e6cf5-f98b-353c-bd8d-24cfc25fcf39 Thu, 26 Oct 2023 19:15:51 +0000 Chris Gaylord, who manages social media outreach for the Portland District of the Army Corps of Engineers in Oregon, is the creator of the original cat calendar. "People love cats. Giant cats interacting with government infrastructure? Even better," he said. Blake Stilwell The World's Most Astonishing Rescue Missions Get a 20-Part Podcast https://www.military.com/off-duty/2023/10/26/worlds-most-astonishing-rescue-missions-get-20-part-podcast.html Entertainment urn:uuid:28550d6b-b0be-0b3b-11e9-4143e1659b76 Thu, 26 Oct 2023 17:42:25 +0000 In a new podcast, "Rescue," Marine Corps veteran and survival expert Donny Dust brings us the incredible stories behind numerous thrilling rescues, many from the farthest reaches of the globe. The Incredible Life of the American Airman Who Created 'King Kong' https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2023/10/24/incredible-life-of-american-airman-who-created-king-kong.html Entertainment urn:uuid:26dff750-d9c0-9eca-15ef-211896102c05 Tue, 24 Oct 2023 18:32:11 +0000 Director Merian C. Cooper was an Army pilot who loved flying as much as he loved making movies. Blake Stilwell 'Red Summer 1919': A Vietnam Veteran Composed a Powerful Opera to Honor Black Veterans of World War I https://www.military.com/off-duty/music/2023/10/24/red-summer-1919-vietnam-veteran-composed-powerful-opera-honor-black-veterans-of-world-war-i.html Entertainment urn:uuid:98c23366-5a01-c3cb-abbd-ee3385410a54 Tue, 24 Oct 2023 17:33:14 +0000 "Red Summer 1919: An Instrumental Opera," pays homage to the Black men who returned home from war, only to find a new war on a whole new front. Marine Corps Vet and Boxer Turned ‘Rocky’ Actor Burt Young Dies at 83 https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2023/10/19/marine-corps-vet-and-boxer-turned-rocky-actor-burt-young-dies-83.html Entertainment urn:uuid:56dbc70a-0309-daca-b74e-a3bd57731aeb Thu, 19 Oct 2023 19:24:07 +0000 Young served in the Corps between 1957 and 1959. He learned boxing and maintained a record of 32-2 in the service. War Movie Legend and Korean War Veteran Michael Caine Announces Retirement from Acting https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2023/10/17/war-movie-legend-and-korean-war-veteran-michael-caine-announces-retirement-acting.html Entertainment urn:uuid:9f9897ec-0158-affa-3e9b-eddc5dd92fd1 Tue, 17 Oct 2023 20:47:41 +0000 The actor, now 90 years old, has repeatedly announced his intention to retire, but asserts this time is for real. NatGeo's 'Top Gun: The Next Generation' Will Go Behind the Scenes of Elite Naval Aviator Training https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2023/10/17/natgeos-top-gun-next-generation-will-go-behind-scenes-of-elite-naval-aviator-training.html Entertainment urn:uuid:f6c452fa-a001-c678-73c3-244ae680c99b Tue, 17 Oct 2023 17:23:10 +0000 Would-be naval aviators won't be competing against each other, but they will be competing to fly the F-35C Lightning II, the world's most advanced fighter aircraft. National Geographic's Acclaimed Series 'One Day in America' Dives Deep into the Kennedy Assassination https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2023/10/12/national-geographics-acclaimed-series-one-day-america-dives-deep-kennedy-assassination.html Entertainment urn:uuid:b686e14e-c401-f28a-db9c-0d0fb88adaf9 Thu, 12 Oct 2023 20:54:10 +0000 With the 60th anniversary of Kennedy's death approaching, the time is right for a straightforward retelling that conveys the gravity of the terrible day. Award-Winning World War II Drama 'All the Light We Cannot See' Coming to Netflix https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2023/10/11/award-winning-world-war-ii-drama-all-light-we-cannot-see-coming-netflix.html Entertainment urn:uuid:50e166c8-5db9-d7e3-7310-4531e745ed4a Wed, 11 Oct 2023 17:30:06 +0000 While the Battle of Saint-Malo was very real, the story and characters of “All the Light We Cannot See” are a work of fiction, but a brilliant work of fiction with a powerful message. Blake Stilwell 'The Day After' Director Returns to Sound the Alarm with 'How to Stop a Nuclear War' https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2023/10/11/day-after-director-returns-sound-alarm-how-stop-nuclear-war.html Entertainment urn:uuid:9e8915f5-62c5-e69f-9809-a7dc682e01ce Wed, 11 Oct 2023 16:55:51 +0000 Filmmaker Nicholas Meyer is back to warn us again about the danger posed by nuclear weapons and how the world is currently teetering on the edge of destruction. The Real Spy from John Le Carré Books Gets 'The Fog of War' Treatment https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2023/10/10/real-spy-john-le-carre-books-gets-fog-of-war-treatment.html Entertainment urn:uuid:36bdad05-7c22-b432-0667-92d8440449a7 Tue, 10 Oct 2023 17:27:12 +0000 Filmmaker Errol Morris' latest work, "The Pigeon Tunnel," gives "The Fog of War" treatment to a different kind of Cold Warrior. Blake Stilwell The Best Military Movies and Shows Streaming Right Now on Paramount+ https://www.military.com/off-duty/2023/05/01/best-military-movies-and-shows-streaming-right-now-paramount.html Entertainment urn:uuid:d1495ea5-6d73-c479-ac76-ca714593c8a2 Mon, 01 May 2023 18:01:51 +0000 Paramount+ may not have all our old favorites when it comes to war movies and television shows, but there's no shortage of good viewing for the military enthusiast. Blake Stilwell The Best Military Movies and Shows Streaming Right Now on Amazon Prime Video https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/best-war-movies-amazon-prime-video.html Entertainment urn:uuid:079955e1-0426-4f6e-3432-0a7e4ac4389d Fri, 17 Mar 2023 19:50:05 +0000 If you're looking for the best war movies on Amazon's Prime Video service, we're here to help you beat the recommendation algorithm and get right to the movies you want to see. James Barber, Blake Stilwell The Best Military Movies and Shows Streaming Right Now on Netflix https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/best-war-movies-netflix.html Entertainment urn:uuid:904cdf69-e41c-efad-1f4f-5ef1d09e1f9a Mon, 27 Feb 2023 17:29:19 +0000 If you're looking for the best war movies on Netflix we're here to help you stop the scrolling, move past the algorithm and find what you're looking for. James Barber, Blake Stilwell Here's How to Maximize Your Free Veterans Day Food Deals https://www.military.com/holidays/veterans-day/heres-how-maximize-your-free-veterans-day-food.html Entertainment urn:uuid:14c72e62-09c4-2284-3e40-2f714ea8f2b1 Sat, 09 Nov 2019 23:20:25 +0000 If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.