Cinema: War Is Heck

THE BOYS IN COMPANY C Directed by Sidney J. Furie Screenplay by Rick Natkin and Sidney J. Furie

They said it couldn't be done. They said that no one could ever make a Viet Nam war movie as silly as John Wayne's legendary get-the-gooks epic, The Green Berets. But now we have The Boys in Com pany C, Sidney J. Furie's account of Marine warfare in the paddyfields, circa 1967-68. This inadvertently hilarious film is the Dien Bien Phu of war movies.

Furie, unlike Wayne, is on the side of the doves, but a...

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