[MOVIE] Greyhound

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What, in the world, is this?
Never mind. Looked it up.
Sort of Hollywood vs. North Atlantic.
Did it look like some of the CGI came right out of the game World of Warships?
Not sure if even Tom Hanks can save this one. And isn't he getting a little old to have credibility as a DD Captain?
Of course, they will get my money. Due out in May.
 
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Actually due out in June.....slight delay. I hope it is good. Navy movies when done right are some of the best war movies out there. It also tackles the part of the war I don’t hear about much. Early on, the Nazi’s gathered some serious wolfpacks.
 

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I was a little worried about the amount of “close combat” depicted between destroyers and u-boats. But I’m an Army guy, so not well informed on sub warfare of any age.
But, from what I have read, an old Captain was not unusual back in the day.
 

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What, in the world, is this?
Never mind. Looked it up.
Sort of Hollywood vs. North Atlantic.
Did it look like some of the CGI came right out of the game World of Warships?
Not sure if even Tom Hanks can save this one. And isn't he getting a little old to have credibility as a DD Captain?
Of course, they will get my money. Due out in May.
I hope it doesn’t turn out as corny and World of Warships arcade game CGI as it looks.

From this trailer looks utter rubbish.
 

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We watched it last night on Apple TV. I thought it was fantastic!!! No love story, no Hollywood ridiculous scenes, a straight up shoot out between U boats and destroyers. Hanks did a good job. The entire movie was Intense!
 

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I watched it last week and definitely enjoyed it. There are certainly “Hollywood “ moments but it was still very entertaining
 

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We watched it last night on Apple TV. I thought it was fantastic!!! No love story, no Hollywood ridiculous scenes, a straight up shoot out between U boats and destroyers. Hanks did a good job. The entire movie was Intense!
I said almost exactly the same thing in my review. No cheezy dialogue. No over-sentimental drivel. No romantic sub-plot to drag it down. And the CGI didn't bother me at all, I think because CGI can present a much more realistic image of a ship or a sub and the ocean than it can airplanes. Or maybe because Midway and Pearl Harbor had such absurdly unrealistic aerial sequences that the CGI looked x2 stupid. Anyway I thought Greyhound was great.
 

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In 1965 "Convoy" didn't have much chance of securing decent ratings. In its 8:30 to 9:30PM slot on Friday evenings it had to compete with "The Addams Family" and "Honey West" on ABC and with "Hogan's Heroes" and "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C." on CBS. What pre-pubescent young lad wouldn't rather watch Anne Francis instead?

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We watched it last night on Apple TV. I thought it was fantastic!!! No love story, no Hollywood ridiculous scenes, a straight up shoot out between U boats and destroyers. Hanks did a good job. The entire movie was Intense!
Yeah guys probably the biggest complaint about the movie is that its short because theres very little character building. Which is exactly part of reason why its so good and well worth watching. Overall still getting good reviews too. It's literally stripped down to the bone of just the Greyhound sailors and Cpt. Hanks on their first run over the Atlantic. In the critical 48 hr window with no air cover.

Only addition to the movie I would of liked to see is the training. (not character building) But just to show how good the training was because he seemed to be pretty good on tactics for his first run. (y)
 
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