Rent it: Band of Brothers.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jan 7, 2011
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Major Dick Winters holding a picture of his character played by Damian Lewis in Band of Brothers:

The truly epic true story of Easy Company, produced by Tom Hanks & Steven Spielberg.

It was perhaps the first thing I rented on Netflix a few years back. It’s moving, well-produced, and Major Winters is a grounded example of gentle, true leadership. A reminder to all of us Peace-on-Earth-lovers that war has its horrors, and its uncommon bonds, and its dignity, and its tragedy.

A few scenes to give you an idea of the depth and quality:


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “Rent it: Band of Brothers.”

  1. I am sure it is a very good movie, unfortunately I cannot watch these genre as i get nightmares, it just fills my head with horror…maybe related to having grown up in Argentina during the time of the "desaparecidos"… great cast and production though

  2. I couldn't agree more. I've seen the entirety of this series at least 10-15 times & it moves me every time. The reality of life as a soldier needs to be highlighted, no matter the era.

  3. […] more, watch Band of Brothers. There’s no better way to remember how war really is, unvarnished, warts and all, heroism, […]

  4. Vennie says:

    Love that I follow elephant. Love that my husband wrote the bible and was supervising producer on the series, as well as writing three of the episodes — one that Tom directed… And love that tonight, my two very different worlds have collided. Synchronicity — at least for me — indeed. Thank you. Vennie Bobis Jendresen.