The Green Berets, Ray Kellog & John Wayne (1968)

A massively ham-handed piece of right-wing, pro-war, paranoid propaganda, sure, but beyond that it’s just a really awkward, slow, dull war movie. John Wayne’s disgusting and absurd in this; overweight and old and we’re supposed to believe the girlies love him and he’s capable of marching through the jungle for days on end. I don’t think any other actor can elicit such a range of reactions from me. Is it possible that this pig is the same man who makes me tear up every time I watch Stagecoach?

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