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!

Danger Close on social media

Episodes

  • A Bridge Too Far (1977)

    June 17th, 2022  |  1 hr 46 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1977 WWII film A Bridge Too Far, directed by Richard Attenborough with another fabulous ensemble cast.

  • Outlaw King (2018)

    June 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 39 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2018 David Mackenzie 14th-century epic about Robert the Bruce and the First War of Scottish Independence, Outlaw King.

  • The Longest Day (1962)

    May 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 57 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1962 Darryl F. Zanuck produced WWII film about Operation Overlord, with too many directors and too many stars to count, The Longest Day.

  • Tumbledown (1988)

    May 6th, 2022  |  1 hr 41 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1988 Falklands War film based on the teleplay and directed by Richard Eyre, Tumbledown.

  • Charlotte Gray (2001)

    April 22nd, 2022  |  1 hr 37 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2001 WWII spy-romance film directed by Gillian Armstrong, Charlotte Gray.

  • 1917 (2019)

    April 8th, 2022  |  1 hr 55 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss 1917, the WWI film released in 2019 from director Sam Mendes and cinematographer Roger Deakins.

  • The War Below (2021)

    March 25th, 2022  |  1 hr 43 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2021 WWI film by first-time director J.P. Watts, The War Below.

  • The Imitation Game (2014)

    March 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 25 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2014 Morten Tyldum-directed WWII code-breaking film, The Imitation Game.

  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)

    February 25th, 2022  |  2 hrs 35 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1998 Steven Spielberg D-Day Invasion WWII film, Saving Private Ryan.

  • The Vikings (1958)

    February 11th, 2022  |  2 hrs 2 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1958 sword and sandal tale, The Vikings.

  • 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)