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Bill Maher Says 'American Sniper' Is About A 'Psychopath Patriot'

Bill Maher Says 'American Sniper' Is About A 'Psychopath Patriot'

Lily Karlin  01.24.2015
Bill Maher has addressed the recent controversy surrounding the Clint Eastwood film "American Sniper." The film -- based on the autobiography...
<i>American Sniper</i> Sanitizes Colossally Boneheaded Iraq War

American Sniper Sanitizes Colossally Boneheaded Iraq War

01.23.2015
It, thus, effectively sanitizes this dark chapter in U.S. history, making it safe again for the masses to embrace chicken-hawk George W....
The Misguided Hero Worship Surrounding 'Selma' and 'Sniper'

The Misguided Hero Worship Surrounding 'Selma' and 'Sniper'

01.23.2015
Imagine a world in which We the People starred in a tent-pole summer blockbuster. We all know the tagline we’d get: “They needed a...
<i>American Sniper</i> Dials in on the Reality of War

American Sniper Dials in on the Reality of War

01.23.2015
The hardest battles are not fault in the streets of Iraq or in the poppy fields of Afghanistan, but instead they are fought far from the...
ReThink Review: <i>American Sniper</i> -- Can There Be Heroes on the Wrong Side of History?

ReThink Review: American Sniper -- Can There Be Heroes on the Wrong Side of History?

01.23.2015
I see soldier worship as harmful because it so easily morphs into support for wars, no matter how unjust, by letting our affection for...

Some Thoughts on American Sniper

01.22.2015
In my opinion, Chris Kyle was a hero, regardless of what his politics were, how many un-PC adjectives he might have used, or the fact that...
What If Bradley Cooper Wins Best Actor?

What If Bradley Cooper Wins Best Actor?

Christopher Rosen  01.22.2015
Conventional wisdom has this year's Best Actor race down to a battle between Michael Keaton for "Birdman" and Eddie Redmayne for "The Theory...
<i>American Sniper</i> and the Fetishization of Patriotism

American Sniper and the Fetishization of Patriotism

01.22.2015
These kinds of films overwhelmingly contribute to the commodification and the fetishization of patriotism that often force people to choose...
<i>American Sniper</i> and the Politics of Ignorance

American Sniper and the Politics of Ignorance

01.22.2015
Between the time the wars start and the movies begin coming out, for God's sake pay attention. Follow the news enough to know that Arab...
What's Really Behind The 'American Sniper' Controversy?

What's Really Behind The 'American Sniper' Controversy?

Ryan Buxton  01.22.2015
Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" has audiences asking lots of questions. For example: Is the film a piece of war propaganda? Should real-life...
Kid Rock Blasts Seth Rogen, Michael Moore For 'American Sniper' Criticisms

Kid Rock Blasts Seth Rogen, Michael Moore For 'American Sniper' Criticisms

Cavan Sieczkowski  01.22.2015
Kid Rock is the latest celebrity to chastise Michael Moore and Seth Rogen over comments each made around the release of Clint Eastwood's...

Matt Taibbi: American Sniper 'Almost Too Dumb To Criticize'

01.21.2015
I saw American Sniper last night, and hated it slightly less than I expected to. Like most Clint Eastwood movies – and I like Clint Eastwood...

'American Sniper': Love Our Soldiers, Even If You Hate Our Wars

01.21.2015
War takes a horrific physical and emotional toll on our soldiers and their families, and we are currently not providing them adequate care...

Zaki's Review: American Sniper

01.21.2015
The very fact that American Sniper asks to be accepted as an artifact that will stand for time immemorial virtually necessitates a higher...
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