About the show

War is Hell, people make films about it, and we love to talk about them.
We are Dan, Katie, and Liam, and this...is DANGER CLOSE: A war film podcast.
New episodes every other Friday.

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Episodes

  • We Were Soldiers

    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.

  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

    August 27th, 2021  |  1 hr 51 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2003 Napoleonic naval warfare epic from director Peter Weir.

  • The Death of Stalin

    August 13th, 2021  |  1 hr 31 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2017 dark comedy The Death of Stalin, from director Armando Iannucci.

  • Throne of Blood

    July 30th, 2021  |  2 hrs 10 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss Akira Kurosawa's 1957 epic retelling of MacBeth, Throne of Blood.

  • Argo

    July 16th, 2021  |  1 hr 40 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss Ben Affleck's 2012 Iranian hostage crisis film, Argo.

  • Beau Travail

    July 2nd, 2021  |  1 hr 57 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss Claire Denis' 1999 art film, Beau Travail.

  • Kingdom of Heaven

    June 18th, 2021  |  2 hrs 32 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss Ridley Scott's 2005 epic, Kingdom of Heaven.

  • Hot Shots!

    June 4th, 2021  |  1 hr 18 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1991 Jim Abrahams film, Hot Shots!

  • Atonement

    May 21st, 2021  |  2 hrs 1 min
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film, war movie

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2007 Joe Wright film, Atonement.

  • Empire of the Sun

    May 7th, 2021  |  2 hrs 6 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1987 Steven Spielberg film, Empire of the Sun, based on J.G. Ballard's novel. A young Christian Bale portrays Jamie, a British boy trying to survive a Japanese internment camp and reunite with his parents during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai in WWII.

  • Jojo Rabbit

    April 23rd, 2021  |  1 hr 56 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 2019 Taika Waititi film, Jojo Rabbit, a satire about a little boy at the end of WWII in Germany, his imaginary friend Adolf, and his discovery of the truth behind German propaganda of the time.

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    April 9th, 2021  |  1 hr 56 mins
    cinema, film, military, veterans, war, war film

    Dan, Katie, and Liam discuss the 1988 Anime film, Grave of the Fireflies, about a Japanese teen and his sister trying to survive the aftermath of the Kobe firebombings.