Skip to comments.New Damon flick slanders America
Posted on 03/09/2010 3:49:09 AM PST by Scanian
After all of Hollywood's Iraq movies have flopped (even the Oscar-garlanded "The Hurt Locker" earned only $15 million at the box office), one studio thinks it has the following secret to success: The previous films didn't insult the United States enough.
"Green Zone," opening Friday, is a $100 million slime job that conjures up a fantastically distorted leftist version of the war and wraps it around a frantic but preposterous action picture. (Spoilers about the plot follow.)
Matt Damon plays Miller, an Army "chief" (chief warrant officer) assigned to searching for weapons of mass destruction in Baghdad in the opening days of the war in 2003.
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Dont go see it, let Universal and GE suck up the loss.
I wonder if Matt Damon will ever make a patriotic film? he tries to be a modern day anti-John Wayne.
GEs sales of military products during calendar year 2008 were $4.4 billion.
Find a better movie opening this weekend and see that instead.
damon and his films are dead to me... no more anti-American propaganda in my home ever.
Wouldnt it be great if Hollyweird could actually find a veteran and offer him a job as an actor in a patriotic film?
You must be thinking of Audie Murphy.
He was a terrible actor but his war record made him extremely popular nonetheless.
What do you expect?? He grew up as a neighbor to the communist “historian” Howard Zinn, has publicly stated that Zinn’s trashy propaganda book is all you need to know about the “real” American history, and his mother was purportedly one of the leading antiwar activists in Cambridge MA.
thanks for the heads up,
hey Hollywood, nothing like a good anti-US military film, when our VOLUNTEER military is fighting and dying in war
In the end WE are the real PUBLIC in this country and our DOLLARS drive the entertainment industry. Maybe they will like struggling for a return on their investment, but I don't think so.
Nobody denies that Iraq did not comply with the requirements to verifiably eliminate WMD in the cease fire agreement that ended the first Gulf War. This was the basis for UNSC 1441, which approved military action to enforce these requirements.
Whether or not WMDs existed is not the point. The point is that the Hussein regime was not complying with the requirements of the cease fire.
I am thinking of many actos who were real men. Of Jimmy Stewart, Lee Marvin, Clark Gable, many men who served in the military who were actors.
Many were heroes, medal winners in real life not play actors who wouldnt know right face from To the Rear March.
I cannot think of an actor today that has served his country.
I thought we found about 200 tons of yellowcake uranium in Iraq, and towards the end of Dubya's administration it was transported quietly to Canada. I know the major media outlets downplayed it, but I'm pretty sure that happened.
He grew as an actor. Ever see (the first) “The Quiet American?”
Murphy seemed like a nice guy, too. I would have loved to sit down and drink a beer with him.
Maybe he expects an Oscar out of this? Or even a Nobel!
Thanks, I skip this one.
I like Matt Damon in some movies and he is attractive but I know he is a lib and questionable patriot. I won’t see this movie.
He is a traitorous twink.
Just my opinion of course.
Nope. It was more like 500 tons. :-)
Looks like GE’s movies are as good as their refrigerators. Seriously, ours is top-o-the-line stainless steel and it can’t even keep a constant temperature. The ice machine won’t dispense ice, but I can’t decide if that’s because the ice melts into a solid block once a week, or if the screw dispenser doesn’t turn.
I’ll never buy GE again.