Wednesday, 09 March 2016 12:37

News from the front Whiskey Tango Foxtrot'

Memoir adaptation shines a light on war correspondence

Moviegoers have long been accustomed to seeing representations of warfare onscreen. The visceral nature of combat makes for a natural transition to film, with plenty of great movies being made about soldiers and the impact war has on them.

The new movie 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,' directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa and adapted by Robert Carlock from Kim Barker's memoir 'The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan,' takes a look at a war zone from a different angle that of a war correspondent.

Published in Movies
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 13:40

Not quite worth the price of Admission'

College-bound comedy can't make up its mind

As someone who goes to the movies with regularity, I have grown accustomed to a certain level of misdirection when it comes to movie trailers. Trailers are one of the primary ways to get your movie onto the radar of the general population. So of course, you want to make your film as appealing as possible.

But I don't care for feeling deceived.

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