About the show

Join a Marine Veteran, a film critic, and a theater director as they laugh, argue, and explore the history of humanity's triumphs and tragedies through war films old and new.

War is Hell.
People make films about it.
And we love to talk about them.

New episodes every other Friday!

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Episodes

  • Patton (1970)

    January 28th, 2022  |  2 hrs 9 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1970 WWII biopic about the famous General, Patton.

  • BONUS EPISODE: The Terminator (1984)

    January 14th, 2022  |  1 hr 42 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam sit down for the debut episode of Danger Close...Enough (released on Patreon in September 2021) to discuss their fist James Cameron film, The Terminator (1984)

  • Doctor Zhivago (1965)

    December 31st, 2021  |  1 hr 41 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1965 David Lean Russian Revolution epic, Doctor Zhivago.

  • CHE (2008)

    December 17th, 2021  |  2 hrs 1 min
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2008 two-part biopic from director Steven Soderbergh, CHE.

  • The Battle of Algiers (1966)

    December 3rd, 2021  |  1 hr 35 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1966 Italian neorealist film from director Gillo Pontecorvo, The Battle of Algiers.

  • Hamilton (2015/2020)

    November 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 44 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2020 release of the beloved 2015 musical by Lyn-Manuel Miranda about the American Revolution, Hamilton.

  • The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)

    November 5th, 2021  |  1 hr 28 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2006 Ken Loach film about two brothers in the Irish War for Independence in 1920, The Wind that Shakes the Barley.

  • Gettysburg (1993)

    October 22nd, 2021  |  2 hrs 10 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1993 Civil War drama/reenactment/tv film/epic from director Ron Maxwell, Gettysburg.

  • The Blue Max (1966)

    October 8th, 2021  |  1 hr 46 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1966 German Air Force drama from director John Guillerman, The Blue Max.

  • Seven Days in May (1964)

    September 24th, 2021  |  1 hr 41 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1964 political thriller from John Frankenheimer, Seven Days in May.

  • BONUS EPISODE: Starship Troopers (1997) with Paul Sammon

    September 21st, 2021  |  2 hrs 16 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam sit down with film historian and author Paul M. Sammon to discuss one of the many films he worked on, Paul Verhoeven's Starship Troopers (1997)

  • We Were Soldiers (2002)

    September 10th, 2021  |  2 hrs 6 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2002 Vietnam War film from director Randall Wallace, We Were Soldiers.