War, Inc. Reviews

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May 23, 2008
The problem with gonzo moviemaking, in this case, is that nothing really adds up. What initially appears whimsical eventually seems sloppy. And when the bleeding heart kicks in, you feel betrayed.
May 22, 2008
Challenges the corrupt military-industrial complex and privatization with such an embarrassingly generic, dated, fish-in-a-barrel aplomb that it's no wonder David Mamet denounced his former life as a "brain-dead liberal."
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May 21, 2008
War, Inc. was non-directed by Joshua Seftel, who is to film direction what Marvel Comics is to classical literature. It was filmed in Bulgaria -- and they should never have allowed it out of the country.
May 6, 2008
A blackly comic take on the first totally outsourced war? We're too close to being in one right now, which makes this John Cusack vehicle too close for comfort. It's also so close to being funny you can just about taste it -- just about.
April 30, 2008
I love John Cusack, but I can't imagine what he was thinking as the star, producer and co-writer of the mind-boggling Iraq satire War, Inc.
April 29, 2008
This well-intentioned satire is a regrettable misfire.
April 25, 2008
It all adds up to a fast pace, lots of shooting, and a movie that, in its heart, is as corrupt as the politics it attempts to satirize.
April 25, 2008
If Harold & Kumar feels deliberately dumbed down, War, Inc. tries too desperately to show off its intelligence.
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