Under Fire: Journalists In Combat Reviews

January 12, 2012
January 6, 2012
This is one of the super rare docs that packs an unbelievable punch despite its misguided aesthetics.
December 9, 2011
Concentrates on the psychological damage of combat journalism and does so with intensity and precision.
December 7, 2011
The war correspondents in Under Fire describe the many effects of trauma, from the adrenalin rush in combat to the agonies that follow.
December 5, 2011
Harrowing documentary details the traumas of combat journalism.
December 2, 2011
Sometimes agonizingly powerful.
December 2, 2011
Under Fire reckons with its subject in straightforward but engrossingly tough-minded fashion.
December 2, 2011
[R]eveals the personal cost of bringing first-hand information of conflict and war beyond borders [in a] sympathetic tribute.
December 1, 2011
For once the talking-heads format is satisfying. You want to hear these thoughtful, articulate and sometimes self-lacerating men and women describe their experiences and traumas.
December 1, 2011
Important and gripping, with a focus on PTSD.
November 29, 2011
Fascinating and often devastating.
November 19, 2011
An involving, Oscar-shortlisted documentary look at a razor's-edge occupation, as well as the coping mechanisms of the human brain under stress.
November 11, 2011
Using a mix of interviews and subject-relevant combat footage, Burke drives home the traumatic nature of the gig - how it creates adrenaline junkies, ruins personal relationships and often leads to crippling PTSD.
November 9, 2011
...captures the horror of war better than anything Steven Spielberg has ever done, showing real people dead and dying, combatants trying to kill the correspondents, and the aftermath of what covering a war does to their psyche.