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 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.
July 6, 2007
There isn't as much expos as you might expect in Shadow Company, but there's considerably more thoughtfulness.
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.
August 16, 2007
Contrary to the popular image of the gung-ho cowboy contractors, they can and do take into account ethical frameworks.
July 19, 2007
If the film is engaged in some sort of screen spin regarding the dubious history of mercenaries, or a whitewashing of their activity in Iraq, the ongoing deplorable destruction and death visited upon that nation, on the contrary, speaks for itself.