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Is it any good - it starts on TV in ten minutes
well worth a watch.
> 40 Days and Nights > The Day After Tomorrow
The Long Good Friday is best of all
more of a glorified TV movie really, but if you're interested in the Cold War it's pretty interesting.
I never really got the impression that war was imminent. No-one sweated.
And Costner's family were vile.
but it was occasionally compelling! Those Hawks in the White House really are motherfuckers.
Tell me did they include the a US top brass (roguishly) launching a balistic missile test (unloaded) during the crisis, in the hope that he might escalate things further and try to push the Soviets to respond/strike......because he thought the US would win an exchange and he just thought the leadership just didnt have the guts for it?