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American Sniper (2014)

Another week, another Oscar contender. This time we have acclaimed director Clint Eastwood teaming up with Bradley Cooper in this film based on the autobiography by Chris Kyle. 483 more words


American Sniper - A Movie Review

First things first: American Sniper is not a documentary. I understood this going into the film and, it seems to me, this fact ought to be grasped  by anyone seeing this movie or writing about it or commenting on it. 838 more words

McCain slams 'obsessive critics' of 'American Sniper'

John McCain is speaking up for American Sniper, issuing a statement Monday congratulating director Clint Eastwood and the movie’s cast and crew for “an outstanding cinematic achievement.” 248 more words


American Sniper (2014) - Film Review

Breaking box-office records, receiving six Oscar nominations, and stimulating a mass of controversy with it’s ersatz babies and alleged patriotism, Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper has hogged the limelight for weeks now. 675 more words


AMERICAN SNIPER: "It's a hell of a thing, killing a man..."

“It’s a hell of a thing, killing a man. You take away all he’s got and all he’s ever gonna have.”

– Clint Eastwood as Bill Munny in UNFORGIVEN…

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American Sniper

I wasn’t originally going to originally discuss the controversial movie, American Sniper, but I believe it to be important. I’d like it to be known that I have not read the autobiography or been involved with the military. 428 more words

American Sniper – Taking aim at the controversy of war

I’m not sure I understand the complaints being leveled against Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper. He brings to the screen an adaptation of the autobiographical experience of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle – a soldier whose values and ideals were compromised by his experience in the Iraq war. 187 more words