Gunner Palace Reviews

June 16, 2005
not quite as rogue as its filmmakers appear to think,
May 3, 2005
Esta verso estendida (e entediante) de COPS se preocupa tanto em mostrar os soldados chocados por serem odiados que se esquece de comentar que eles nem deveriam estar ali.
April 15, 2005
The film, though sympathetic to the soldiers, is really an homage to the very worst in American culture.
April 13, 2005
Although this embedded view is revealing, watching the unformed footage becomes tedious.
April 7, 2005
You certainly can't question Tucker's bravery, but you may occasionally feel the urge to ask him to be quiet.
April 4, 2005
First-time documentary makers (Michael) Tucker and ... Petra Epperlein ... get a little bogged down in letting soldiers express their feelings through amateur rap.
March 23, 2005
Practically agenda-free, but a slice-of-life like this loses steam after about 45 minutes. At least a strident political viewpoint gives you something to talk about.
March 18, 2005
March 15, 2005
The documentary succeeds [on some levels], but it seems to miss the boat with the narration and the way the movie is edited together.
March 11, 2005
We don't get to know the soldiers as individuals well enough.
March 10, 2005
Tucker has an eye for arresting imagery, but not the maturity or finesse to illuminate it.
March 8, 2005
Hamstrung by embarrassingly trite narration and a lack of any sort of unifying theme in its editing.
March 7, 2005
Too much of the film feels like a slavish imitation of the fictional Apocalypse Now, with Michael Tucker's narration sounding like a parody of Martin Sheen's raspy weariness.
March 4, 2005
The directors of this documentary about our troops in Baghdad tell us more about their own views than the soldiers' ...
March 4, 2005
Does little to further the discussion on the war.
March 3, 2005
The motive may be worthy, but chaos of events mirrored by chaos of technique does not make for a film.