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On the Execrable and Vapid Trend of 'Awareness Movies'

Awareness movies. They used to plague movie trailer watching in theaters during the second term of the Bush administration like swarms of locusts. Hollywood wanted to prove to people that it too read The New Yorker, Slate, and The New Republic, and make a profit off of news network angst all while showing how informed it was. 1,118 more words

modern american war films and the state of america

My opinions on modern American war films are largely negative – American Sniper is the latest one and I have so much hatred in my heart for it and what it promotes – and so when I found out we were to watch… 366 more words

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Destined For Failure: 8 Movies That Failed To Live Up To Their Oscar Hype

At the end of the year, we always see select movies, for one reason or another, get a portion of buzz before their release. Usually as part of a campaign before Academy Award nominations are announced. 831 more words

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#38 LIONS FOR LAMBS (2007)

OH FLIPPIN’ ECK 2007!

NOT ONE DECENT MOVIE???

Ok, maybe that’s a bit unfair. Evening isn’t terrible. But still below par. But Dark Matter just… ugghh, Rendition? 913 more words

My Year With Meryl: Lions for Lambs (2007)

After the misfires of Evening and Rendition, Meryl’s last major release of 2007 looked to be a slam dunk with audiences and critics, and potentially bring Meryl year-end nominations in the Supporting Actress category. 1,051 more words

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Movie Review: "Lions for Lambs"

OVERALL: Good, well made movie.

POINTS: Cast and crafting. Robert Redford directed this so it is beautifully made. The cast – Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, and Tom Cruise – are all good actors and it shows in this flick. 157 more words

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Lions for Lambs

Robert Redford’s Lions for Lambs is a film directed towards certain incompetent leaders of the United States who send brave young soldiers into the slaughterhouse of war and the US government’s trial of the wars in the Middle East, through the lens of three different stories: Senator Jasper Irving who launches a new Military strategy to win the war in Afghanistan and details it to a Journalist; two young college students Arian and Ernest who volunteer for the military and get involved in said operation and their professor Dr.Malley trying to re-engage a promising student by telling him their story of bravery. 444 more words