Posted 24 January 2016 - 01:37 PM
Utterly Irredeemable, on 24 January 2016 - 01:22 PM, said:
The entire purpose of making the movie was to make a political statement, so that's not really surprising.
Actually it's not. The movie is about what these guys endured and accomplished. They weren't interested whether Clinton is a lying cunt. Yes, that's part of the story but not what the movie is about. But it seems that's what it's become to many people reviewing it and now discussing it. It's a shame because it diminishes a really great movie.
Bay wasn't making a JFK type movie where Stone tried to expose all the lies (while making up his own). He made a movie about these soldier's experience.
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