Kaffee, the son of a legendary lawyer, has skated through the first nine months of his Naval career, successfully plea bargaining forty-four cases. For adults or very mature teens, A Few Good Men brings up complex and interesting issues surround the military and the duties of soldiers in uniform: Families can talk about the duties of a citizen to their family and their country.
And it makes you reflect upon some things perhaps too often taken for granted.
Kaffee to question his own values? A Few Good Men was adapted from a Broadway play, and it shows; most of the film is filled with set pieces in which the actors sit at restaurants and in court rooms and offices, endlessly debating the case and the issues around it.
Daniel Kaffee Tom Cruise is assigned to defend the presumed murderers at their court martial, in a presumably open-and-shut case. Like who is on that wall tonight, and are we safe because of him. There is a code by which a good Marine must live and die, and it is: Nathan Jessup Jack Nicolsonsuggests?
He perfectly captures the aloofness with which Kaffee initially regards the case, as well as the determination with which he pursues it later.
Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about Also turning in notable performances are Pollak, whose dry humor adds such an extra touch to the film, and Wolfgang Bodison, who makes an impressive screen debut as Lance Corporal Dawson, on of the Marines on trial for the murder of Santiago.
Outwardly upbeat and personable, Kaffee seems more concerned with his softball game than he does with the time he has to spend on the job.
Walsh MarkinsonCuba Gooding Jr. Was the death of the marine justified in favor of national security? And if this was a Code Red, the real question is, who gave the order? Galloway, taking into consideration the impeccable service records of the two Marines charged with the crime, convinces her superiors that a thorough investigation is warranted in this case, though there are those in high places who would rather see this one plea bargained and put to rest.
Was this review helpful? Sign in to vote. His way and the wrong way. Which is the question asked by director Reiner, who examines the parameters of that code with this film, which centers on the murder of a young Private First Class named William Santiago, who was killed while stationed at the Marine Corps base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
As Jessup, Nicholson gives a commanding performance, and once he enters the film you can sense the tension he brings to it, which begins to swell immediately, and which Reiner does a great job of maintaining right up to the end.
How does the trial cause Lt. But to be valid, that code must also include truth and justice; and if they are not present, can the code stand?
Jessup Nicholsonwho commands the base at Guantanamo.Read what all the top critics had to say about A Few Good Men at ultimedescente.com Directed by Rob Reiner, from Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of his hit Broadway play, A Few Good Men is a thrillingly effective crowd pleaser.
A Few Good Men was adapted from a Broadway play, and it shows; most of the film is filled with set pieces in which the actors sit at restaurants and in court rooms and offices, endlessly debating the case and the issues around it.
Nov 14, · Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will celebrate the 25th anniversary of director Rob Reiner's thriller A Few Good Men () with a brand new 4K Blu-ray release, which will be available for purchase exclusively at Best Buy on November 7th.4/5.
Dec 11, · "A Few Good Men" is a big commercial entertainment of unusually satisfying order. "A Few Good Men," which has been rated R (Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian), has a lot of vulgar language and some violence.
Dec 11, · Rob Reiner's "A Few Good Men" is one of those movies that tells you what it's going to do, does it, and then tells you what it did/5.Download