[Marxism] Lone Survivor | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist
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Mon Jan 13 14:45:29 MST 2014
Agreed. The fact that they are blanketing the theaters with this PSA
screams that it's an awful movie.
I used to like Peter Berg when he was an actor on Chicago Hope, along with
Mark Harmon and Mandy Patinkin, but he sold out to become a 'responsible'
director. A true Hollywooder.
On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 2:13 PM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
> Rule #1: YOU MUST clip all extraneous text when replying to a message.
> In recent trips to my local Cineplex to catch up with Hollywoodiana, I was
> genuinely surprised to see what amounted to a PSA on behalf of “Lone
> Survivor”, a film I saw about a month ago as a DVD screener sent from a
> publicist in conjunction with the NYFCO awards meeting. As a sign that my
> fellow critics have not been debased beyond all hope, this supremely stupid
> militarist movie did not get nominated for a single award. Unlike “Zero
> Dark Thirty”, it is the sort of film that used to star Chuck Norris or
> Sylvester Stallone even though it aspires to higher levels. It is based on
> an incident that occurred during the “war on terror” in Afghanistan but is
> so bizarrely hyperbolic in the way it depicts Navy Seals that it defies its
> own claims to be truthful.
> full: http://louisproyect.org/2014/01/13/lone-survivor/
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