The Outpost Reviews

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November 20, 2020
When the action comes, as it frequently does, it is viscerally effective, conveying the fight between internal discipline and external chaos.
October 19, 2020
The Outpost is crafted with precision, expertise and experience. It's a war drama that transports you to the battlefield in all its cinematic brilliance.
October 12, 2020
I think this beautifully depicts the uncertainty of combat and the moments before and after, too.
October 9, 2020
The Outpost is a cleverly, and respectfully, crafted war film that uses a segmented, episodic approach to help you invest in the characters while building up to a very impressive battle sequence.
October 8, 2020
I can't say enough about the performance of Caleb Landry Jones.
September 7, 2020
A stunning war movie that goes epic in a very claustrophobic setting. [Full review in Spanish].
August 2, 2020
Filled with fear, tension, blood, bravery. The way the battle is shot is ripe with realism.
August 1, 2020
The Outpost ... may wind up being the defining movie of the Afghanistan War.
July 30, 2020
Even when we grip our seats at the taut action sequences or smile at the band-of-brothers camaraderie, there's something hollow and disconnected about the whole.
July 28, 2020
A war film unlike any other. [Full review in Spanish]
July 28, 2020
The effective drama The Outpost recreates the Afghanistan War's Battle of Kamdesh ... in such brutal and realistic detail, that some viewers watching it might feel as if they've gone through an emotional war zone just by seeing this movie.
July 25, 2020
Stylish without relying on over-stylization with a sense of pace and aesthetic informed more by a middle-ground between real field footage and first-person-shooter energy than yet another attempt to outgun "Black Hawk Down."
July 24, 2020
It's a stirring tribute, and a reminder that war movies may be born in Hollywood, but they are conceived on the battlefield.
July 23, 2020
This is a very realistic-looking movie about a harrowing battle, and it is also a thoughtful depiction of a war that puts soldiers at risk for what seems to be increasingly hard to justify reasons.
July 23, 2020
More than qualifies as one of the most important war films of the past decade.
July 22, 2020
A truly harrowing, often terrifying look at the bloodiest American engagement of the 19-year Afghan War
July 20, 2020
[Rod] Lurie's superior gift for storytelling coupled with his mastery of the medium makes this the best war movie in recent memory.
July 19, 2020
Director Rod Lurie has created a harrowing war film that's so immersive that you might be tempted to take cover.
July 17, 2020
It is one of the best American films to be released in this odd year, a patriotic chore that honors the sacrifice of ordinary men called to extraordinary service while refusing to embrace feel good triumphalism.
July 16, 2020
If you want a war film without all the flash and dance, just the meat and potatoes of pure suspense and danger, visit The Outpost this week.
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