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 and Worst Military Factions in the ‘Fallout’ Universe https://www.military.com/off-duty/games/best-and-worst-military-factions-fallout-universe.html Entertainment urn:uuid:9fa542ae-bc28-f100-cfa2-c92eff8ae317 Tue, 11 Jun 2024 15:44:30 +0000 Surprised by how popular “Fallout” suddenly is? Watch 'Band of Brothers' Cast Members Jump into Normandy for D-Day's 80th Anniversary https://www.military.com/history/watch-band-of-brothers-cast-members-jump-normandy-d-days-80th-anniversary.html Entertainment urn:uuid:17bb8348-df80-ba70-505e-8eee5184be79 Mon, 10 Jun 2024 09:52:07 +0000 “There aren't any surviving members of Easy Company left anymore, and we are, in a way, the face of those men who have now gone.” ‘World of Tanks’ Wants You to Invade Normandy During D-Day https://www.military.com/off-duty/games/2024/06/06/world-of-tanks-wants-you-invade-normandy-during-d-day.html Entertainment urn:uuid:c9230306-1bfa-9ee3-b64d-a2f58f8d3300 Thu, 06 Jun 2024 18:45:35 +0000 Beloved online multiplayer game “World of Tanks” has a new, D-Day-inspired campaign running through July 4 that throws players into an alternate history of Operation Overlord. Idris Elba Explores the Lost Stories of World War II Service Members of Color in Nat Geo's 'Erased' https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2024/06/04/idris-elba-explores-lost-stories-of-world-war-ii-service-members-of-color-nat-geos-erased.html Entertainment urn:uuid:5cf1092f-768b-a6d1-40d2-ae7dfb5c9859 Tue, 04 Jun 2024 14:12:03 +0000 In the timeline of a conflict as long and sprawling as World War II, even the most courageous stories of valor were bound to go unreported or forgotten. The Real-Life D-Day Commandos Who Inspired Hollywood's 'Dirty Dozen' https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2024/05/31/real-life-d-day-commandos-who-inspired-hollywoods-dirty-dozen.html Entertainment urn:uuid:85c6830c-c79f-2078-c757-deec63131c7c Fri, 31 May 2024 14:23:07 +0000 "The Dirty Dozen" had everything anyone could hope for in a war movie. An American Beverage Company Is Giving Away a Fighter Jet, But For Real This Time https://www.military.com/off-duty/2024/05/29/american-beverage-company-giving-away-fighter-jet-real-time.html Entertainment urn:uuid:e1f1df30-cc29-62f4-f163-ed3fac79d973 Wed, 29 May 2024 16:18:14 +0000 Drinkmaker Liquid Death wants to succeed where Pepsi’s ill-fated AV-8B Harrier II giveaway failed. 'The Cold Blue' Gives a Legendary Filmmaker's Never-Before-Seen World War II Footage a New Life https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/cold-blue-gives-legendary-filmmakers-never-seen-world-war-ii-footage-new-life.html Entertainment urn:uuid:8d0cb419-da64-d284-6096-fdc9271a2d25 Thu, 23 May 2024 16:26:53 +0000 In 2018, Erik Nelson not only released "The Cold Blue" using only William Wyler's outtakes, but restored the original "Memphis Belle" movie, removing all the scratches and imperfections. What Makes a War Movie a 'Classic,' According to Turner Classic Movies https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2024/05/22/what-makes-war-movie-classic-according-turner-classic-movies.html Entertainment urn:uuid:a4e4ae2c-01fb-d787-6b95-d95128a73066 Wed, 22 May 2024 16:19:13 +0000 On the morning of Saturday, May 25, 2024, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will begin its Memorial Day weekend military movie marathon, an annual tradition since 2020. Woody Harrelson Stars as the WWII Doctor Who Saved Thousands in 'The Man with the Miraculous Hands' https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2024/05/21/woody-harrelson-stars-wwii-doctor-who-saved-thousands-man-miraculous-hands.html Entertainment urn:uuid:d6eb91b5-6a87-6ccc-a929-d7043a4bdd32 Tue, 21 May 2024 14:45:44 +0000 In April 1945, with the Red Army in Berlin and the Western Allies closing in on the rest of Germany, physical therapist Felix Kersten set up what had to be the most uncomfortable meeting ever held. Jeff Bridges and Dave Bautista Headline All-Star Cast in New Take on 'Beowulf' Epic https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2024/05/16/jeff-bridges-and-dave-bautista-headline-all-star-cast-new-take-beowulf-epic.html Entertainment urn:uuid:cd8ae782-7a78-7ba8-102f-bf4c5db3606e Thu, 16 May 2024 17:52:11 +0000 "Beowulf" is more than the U.S. Army's new cold-weather all-terrain vehicle. It's a centuries-old Anglo-Saxon heroic epic, the story of a loyal warrior who answers a call of duty to help his comrades. ‘Unconventional’ Demystifies Military Life While Showing the Power of a New Generation of Veterans https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2024/05/15/unconventional-demystifies-military-life-while-showing-power-of-new-generation-of-veterans.html Entertainment urn:uuid:c4fc4e72-f917-b1f9-ccfc-906bd5864b33 Wed, 15 May 2024 15:30:31 +0000 "Unconventional" is a Newsweek web series hosted by Navy veteran, former spy and author of "How to Catch a Russian Spy" Naveed Jamali that goes behind the scenes to show viewers the million little details that keep the U.S. military moving with its mission. Navy Veteran and 'King of B-Movies' Roger Corman Dies at 98 https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2024/05/14/navy-veteran-and-king-of-b-movies-roger-corman-dies-98.html Entertainment urn:uuid:eb89bb86-024f-b70e-6371-3b0f41f127b1 Tue, 14 May 2024 18:53:51 +0000 The passing of Corman, who died at his Santa Monica, California, home on May 9, 2024, is the passing of a Hollywood legend. A Ronald Reagan Movie Inspired the Secret Service Agent Who Would Save the President's Life 42 Years Later https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2024/05/10/ronald-reagan-movie-inspired-secret-service-agent-who-would-save-presidents-life-42-years-later.html Entertainment urn:uuid:600c1e3a-f4e8-c625-300d-4fe5f23a539f Fri, 10 May 2024 13:59:04 +0000 Jerry Parr was just 9 years old when his father took him to see "Code of the Secret Service," the 1939 action drama starring Ronald Reagan and Rosella Towne. It changed his life. The Best Games to Buy Right Now, No Matter Your Current Pay Level https://www.military.com/off-duty/games/best-games-buy-right-now-no-matter-your-current-pay-level.html Entertainment urn:uuid:f04f3dfc-868a-1460-3c51-f0976c44e1f8 Fri, 03 May 2024 18:45:22 +0000 Here are some games for any budget, whether you're enjoying a healthy tax return or struggling with a predatory loan on your Dodge Charger. Pierce Brosnan Returns to the World of Espionage in 'A Spy's Guide to Survival' https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2024/05/01/pierce-brosnan-returns-world-of-espionage-spys-guide-survival.html Entertainment urn:uuid:32c556b9-3c33-0f8d-9260-d1fa3ec6a0c3 Wed, 01 May 2024 17:39:55 +0000 Luckily for us, Brosnan is returning to the spy game in a new film from the creator of Netflix's "Warrior Nun" and "Ghost Wars." 9 Games You Can Fit in Your Ruck and Play in the Field https://www.military.com/off-duty/games/9-games-you-can-fit-your-ruck-and-play-field.html Entertainment urn:uuid:4ee4fe0b-ff6c-df20-e858-1e31636a96f5 Tue, 30 Apr 2024 16:45:16 +0000 If you have a spare bit of space on your next trip, may we recommend any of these games go with you? World War II Veteran and Director John Ford Is the Next Subject of TCM's 'Plot Thickens' Podcast https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2024/04/26/world-war-ii-veteran-and-director-john-ford-next-subject-of-tcms-plot-thickens-podcast.html Entertainment urn:uuid:eb30a7c6-f709-bd61-4674-b6a38f09919b Fri, 26 Apr 2024 16:16:06 +0000 Ford's career, good and bad, in war and peace, is the subject of "Decoding John Ford," the next installment of TCM's "The Plot Thickens" podcast, premiering June 6, 2024. Blake Stilwell 9 Lyrics from Taylor Swift's 'The Tortured Poets Department' That Perfectly Describe Life as a Military Spouse https://www.military.com/off-duty/music/2024/04/26/9-lyrics-taylor-swifts-tortured-poets-department-perfectly-describe-life-military-spouse.html Entertainment urn:uuid:16f73cb7-25f2-c657-3d19-b62d3942c1b5 Fri, 26 Apr 2024 15:43:20 +0000 Swift is known for leaving cryptic messages, Easter eggs and layered meanings in her lyrics for her fans to find, argue over and decode. 'I Will Tell No War Stories': A Writer Uncovers His Father's Hidden World War II History https://www.military.com/off-duty/books/2024/04/25/i-will-tell-no-war-stories-writer-uncovers-his-fathers-hidden-world-war-ii-history.html Entertainment urn:uuid:72d9e8fb-de59-e6a0-14f2-7ebbe02b3fc9 Thu, 25 Apr 2024 18:45:05 +0000 When Pincus Mansfield settled down after the war, got married and had children, he never talked about his experiences and his children learned not to ask. The 9 Biggest Military Dirtbags in Movies and Television https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2024/04/22/9-biggest-military-dirtbags-movies-and-television.html Entertainment urn:uuid:bd947575-06e1-fa17-7ee4-5bba438d9efb Mon, 22 Apr 2024 18:32:47 +0000 Most U.S. military veterans are uncomfortable with civilians calling them "heroes," but there are a few who should definitely be wary of the term. Watching the Emotional 'Bluey' Episode 'The Sign' as a Military Parent https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2024/04/19/watching-emotional-bluey-episode-sign-military-parent.html Entertainment urn:uuid:9011861c-5aae-845c-35d4-0cb1a7e017dc Fri, 19 Apr 2024 18:40:26 +0000 A recent episode of the beloved Australian cartoon may strike a nerve with military families. Dr. Jeanette Yih Harvie How You Can Help the 'Band of Brothers' Cast Recreate Easy Company's Drop into Normandy 80 Years Later https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2024/04/19/band-of-brothers-cast-needs-your-help-recreate-easy-companys-drop-normandy-80-years-later.html Entertainment urn:uuid:6a60062a-fece-76ce-108d-e6b3890e9fb7 Fri, 19 Apr 2024 16:49:15 +0000 Donations to the nonprofit event will cover the cost of the "Placid Lassie" C-47 Skytrain, equipment for the jump and capturing the moment to help preserve the memories of the real-life soldiers who made the famous jump into history. Veterans Ronnie Adkins and Rudy Reyes Bring Combat Experience to the History Channel's 'The Proof Is Out There: Military Mysteries' https://www.military.com/off-duty/television/2024/04/18/veterans-ronnie-adkins-and-rudy-reyes-bring-combat-experience-history-channels-proof-out-there.html Entertainment urn:uuid:f2ac1f66-9686-bca8-4bf7-f5b6d583415c Thu, 18 Apr 2024 16:17:13 +0000 Adkins and Reyes are looking at stories that deal with real people and events that occurred during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Cold War, the Gulf War and today's ongoing conflicts. ‘The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare’ Is the Nazi-Killing Heist Film America Needs Right Now https://www.military.com/off-duty/movies/2024/04/18/ministry-of-ungentlemanly-warfare-nazi-killing-heist-film-america-needs-right-now.html Entertainment urn:uuid:71f5d62e-1616-4e75-9df0-6a6ace1ae55f Thu, 18 Apr 2024 09:48:48 +0000 If ever there were such a thing as an impossible mission, it’s the daring heist housed within “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare.” The Incredible Wartime Career of Lee Miller, Model-Turned-World War II Combat Photographer https://www.military.com/history/incredible-wartime-career-of-lee-miller-model-turned-world-war-ii-combat-photographer.html Entertainment urn:uuid:d45622f1-f42b-1868-32b7-3a5b4b92a56b Tue, 16 Apr 2024 20:40:02 +0000 Miller wasn’t the first female combat correspondent, but her legacy is currently having a moment. How the OJ Simpson Verdict Overshadowed a Watershed Moment for Atomic Veterans https://www.military.com/history/how-oj-simpson-verdict-overshadowed-watershed-moment-atomic-veterans.html Entertainment urn:uuid:76e75576-e877-6193-dc63-8ab6037b87ff Fri, 12 Apr 2024 16:58:01 +0000 Clinton's apology was a major moment for many "atomic veterans" who had been effectively forbidden from even seeking medical treatment. Unfortunately, very few of those veterans ever saw it.