Here are the movies Daniel recommended today.
Flags of our Fathers – Now on DVD. Movie about the Battle of Iwo Jima from the American perspective. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Letters from Iwo Jima – Companion movie to Flags of our Fathers. Shows the battle from the Japanese perspective. Won the 2006 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language film. It’s also nominated for an Academy Award for best picture, best director, best original screenplay, and best sound editing.
Elmer Gantry – Channel 16 (WUSF) at 9pm ET. tonight. 1960 film based on the Sinclair Lewis novel which tells the story of a confidence man who teams with a woman evangelist in selling religion to small-town America.