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Today in Move History: July 24

The pole position today unquestionably goes to¬†Saving Private Ryan, Steven Spielberg’s ode to the Greatest Generation with a permanent spot on the short list of his absolute masterpieces. The bravura opening sequence remains one of the most harrowing depictions of combat ever put on film (emulated by fellow directors¬†for decades), and the story that unfolds afterwards depicts the grunt’s eye …