Normally I’d shy away from leading my Thursday Film News blog with the same movie I reviewed to start the week.
I can’t help myself in the case of “American Sniper.”
To call the blockbuster about the life and death of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle increasingly controversial is somewhat of an understatement.
To read today’s installment of my weekly Film News blog on the Syracuse New Times site, click the link below.
You’ll find accounts of Michael Moore’s tweet and Newt Gingrich’s answering tweet, and Bradley Cooper’s non-political stance and Clint Eastwood’s defense of his work, and a really great summation of what’s up and what’s gone done from reporter Terrence McCoy for The Washington Post.
And what I think about it all, naturally.
For special emphasis regarding what I mean about “American Sniper” full saturation, as a special bonus here and not at the New Times, here’s a link from a Wednesday story in USA Today.
There’s a new No. 1 on America’s non-fiction list. Can you guess who the author is?
Are you tiring of “American Sniper” news? Do you favor the movie or call out the way Eastwood handled the story of Kyle and his actions? Who’s the biggest hero and villian in this real-life unfolding of the tale to you?