REEL TO REAL – DOES AMERICAN SNIPER GLORIFY WAR OR CONDEMN IT?

Directed by Clint Eastwood. Written by Jason Hall.  Starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller. So will the real American Sniper please stand up? The film, a biographical account of Navy SEALs sharpshooter Chris Kyle –  deadliest marksman in U.S. military history – has split US audiences down the middle. From liberals decrying Continue Reading

FURY: WAR IS HELL BUT SOMETIMES A POORLY WRITTEN PLOT IS JUST AS BAD

Fury Written and Directed by David Ayer. Starring Brad Pitt, Shia LeBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena.  Yes, movies are a visual medium but without a coherent story, a movie crumbles like a house of cards. Such is the case with WWII flick Fury, which chronicles the misadventures of a tank crew Continue Reading