great film and deserved to win those oscars. alot of people complain that it doesnt really have a plot but i kinda see that as the point - war isnt about plots its about emotions and random acts of violence, which this film really portrays very well. love it where hes defusing the car bomb - epic scene. in saving private ryan if it wasnt for the tacked on saving part , that film would also contain little plot but high emotions and violence. - both of course great films with slightly different methods to potray similar themes of war.