Wednesday, January 08, 2014

On "Lone Survivor"


From The Dispatch:
"Lone Survivor" is bookended with actual footage of real servicemen set to Peter Gabriel singing a forlorn cover of David Bowie's "Heroes," setting the tone for the strenuously earnest film to come. It's one of those war movies that tries so hard to honor the troops that its self seriousness is almost goofy. Its heart is in the right place, but it has all the nuance and depth of one of those Nickelback National Guard commercials.
Click here to read my full review.

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