Army of One (2005) - Rotten Tomatoes

Army of One (2005)

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On the heels of the 9/11 attacks, three young Americans', Thaddeus Ressler, Nelson Reyes and Sara Miller, journeys through basic training are followed as their dreams of valor and heroism clash with the stark realities of military life.

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Critic Reviews for Army of One

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Anyone thinking of enlisting in the Army might want to take a look at Army of One, a compelling documentary by Canadian Sarah Goodman.

January 27, 2005 | Rating: 3/4
New York Post
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Sarah Goodman's first feature-length documentary, Army of One, puts a bitterly ironic spin on the Army's best-known recruiting slogan, 'Be all that you can be.'

January 27, 2005 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
New York Times
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If you can handle the truth, Sarah Goodman's entropic doc is as exquisite a basic training in banal U.S. Army culture as you're likely to find.

January 26, 2005 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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Goodman squanders frequent opportunities to tap into the feelings of soldiers as their nation goes into a war that will prove disastrous.

June 30, 2004 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Toronto Star
Top Critic

It's testimony to this Army's raw power that one is left wanting more.

January 27, 2005 | Full Review…
Georgia Straight

Contains truly eye-opening moments.

January 27, 2005 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
Christian Science Monitor

Audience Reviews for Army of One

An intriguing if not particularly surprising documentary on the road to deployment following 9/11.

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