Shadow Company Reviews

October 6, 2007
Shadow Company provides a pretty thorough examination of the unknown soldiers doing a lot of the heavy lifting there, outside the conventional rules of warfare.
October 5, 2007
Drawing a line between official and unofficial forces is irrelevant since both are paid with our taxes, Shadow Company throws light on that bottom line in the war on terror.
September 27, 2007
This documentary touching on both the historical evolution and contemporary phenomenon of mercenaries feels uncomfortably like a promotional campaign for private security firms, as they're more euphemistically termed.
September 19, 2007
Should be seen by anyone who still romanticizes war, the troops, or the stated motives behind any sort of military conflict.
September 15, 2007
Though it offers interesting stories, Shadow Company does feel a little scattered.
September 13, 2007
[A] fascinating, evenhanded documentary.
September 13, 2007
Shadow Company is a lesson in how to get audiences who know little and care even less about the Iraq War to sit up and pay attention.
August 16, 2007
Contrary to the popular image of the gung-ho cowboy contractors, they can and do take into account ethical frameworks.
July 6, 2007
There isn't as much expos as you might expect in Shadow Company, but there's considerably more thoughtfulness.
July 5, 2007
Shadow Company attempts to provide a balanced view of a potentially polarizing issue, interviewing historians, security firm heads, war journalists, and former contractors themselves (the Army declined).
March 9, 2007
The movie presents a balanced view, showing both the moral challenges and tactical advantages of using professional soldiers.
December 1, 2006
Beneficiado por entrevistados com vasta experincia em uma indstria pouco conhecida do pblico em geral, o documentrio traa um retrato alarmante e informativo sobre a atividade de mercenrios no Iraque e em outras regies do planeta.
June 22, 2006
For a subject that plays such a large part in America's foreign policy and is so little understood, Shadow Company is an excellent and engaging primer.
March 21, 2006
A fascinating documentary, shining some needed light on the individuals who are called upon more and more to take fill in the gaps left by a diminished standing military.