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Why Kurtz’s speech about horror rings so true

Apocalypse Now Redux ranks as one of the greatest war films of all time. I just posted on the “I love the smell of napalm in the morning speech” by air cavalry officer Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore. Earlier today, to mark Remembrance Day, I tweeted a link to a Feb. 27, 2008 post: The horror, […]

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‘Some day, this war’s gonna end’

Since this was Remembrance Day, I posted a link to Twitter about a Feb. 27, 2008 post based on the monologue of Col. Walter Kurtz (Marlon Brando) to Capt. Benjamin L. Willard (Martin Sheen) in the masterpiece-level 1979 film Apocalypse Now Redux (The horror, the horror). I particularly liked the writing, and the truth within, […]

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