[Marxism] 'Act Of Valor' And The Myth Of An Anti-Military Hollywood

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Tue Feb 28 07:41:05 MST 2012

Act of Valor cleared $24.7 million this weekend. Along the way to 
the movie's release, it's become an accepted bit of truth that the 
film is meant to boost Navy recruitment. But while that may once 
have been the filmmakers' intention (and the Navy's), the final 
product works as a piece of propaganda in an entirely different 
way. Another piece of the film's promotion has been to portray Act 
of Valor as running against the grain of Hollywood: the first 
pro-military film of its kind since Vietnam. That is even less true.


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