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Act of Valor

Hollywood's First 'Militainment' Company Signs Movie Deal

Kerry Patton | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Kerry Patton

With America's love for military themed movies, Zulu 7 Productions created a one of a kind production company founded by America's best and brightest -- U.S. Special Operators, Intelligence Officers, and Defense Contractors.

Veterans: Capitalizing on the Entertainment Industry

Kerry Patton | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment
Kerry Patton

The days of traditional entertainment houses capitalizing on veteran's stories may soon be doomed. Doomed may be the wrong word used here however, the point is, traditional entertainment houses better beware. Veterans are on to something very unique.

2012 in Film: The Underrated and/or Unfairly Scorned...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Now we continue our 'the films of 2012' lists with another favorite, the underrated! And as always, this list won't just be good films that were labeled as "bad," but also mediocre films that got unfairly pounded, or genuinely bad films that nonetheless deserved credit for one element or another.

Queering Military Media

Noah Tsika | Posted 07.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Noah Tsika

A single question will structure forthcoming, gay-themed military documentaries: do straight soldiers, who may or may not be homophobic, and whose disdain for open declarations of gay identities may or may not have religious roots, need to alter their beliefs and become pro-queer?

ReThink Review: Act of Valor -- That's Militainment!

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.30.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Young American boys (including myself) have been running around with toy/imaginary weapons pretending to be soldiers for millenia, and have been watching TV shows and movies about the military for decades.

The Week In Ouch

Posted 02.25.2012 | Entertainment

In the fourth installment of our weekly round-up of brutal, if over-the-top reviews, a critic called Rihanna and Chris Brown's "Birthday Cake" a song ...

Will SEALs Launch a New Wave of Exploitation Flicks?

Ward Carroll | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment
Ward Carroll

The overall message of AOV is that the military doesn't chew innocents up and spit them out; it allows patriots to become their best selves. You wanna be a real life ninja? Join the Navy. Critics say, "Shallow;" fans say, "Real... finally."

Generations X and Y: Grit, Freedom and Triumph

Elizabeth Blackney | Posted 04.28.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth Blackney

They are the children of Baby Boomers, Generation Jones and GenXers. More than anything, Generation Y are fearless creators of content.

Movie Review: Act of Valor

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The plot itself feels as generic as a History Channel reenactment, involving arms deals, terrorists, a kidnapped undercover agent -- and, of course, the ass-kicking SEALs, who do their work with quiet assurance and a noteworthy lack of bravado. At least it's not in 3D.

Navy SEALs & Latinos Headline "True to Life" Action Movie 'Act of Valor' Opening Tomorrow

S.J. Main, Ph.D. | Posted 04.24.2012 | Latino Voices
S.J. Main, Ph.D.

The Bandito Brothers' co-directing team Mike "Mouse" McCoy and Scott Waugh "go big" with action this Friday when their patriotic film 'Act of Valor' opens wide in theaters.

Navy Hopes 'Valor' Gets Them Recruits

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 04.22.2012 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Navy SEALs never expected the film "Act of Valor," starring real, active-duty Navy SEALs, to be this big. Five years ago, commande...

Jordan Zakarin

Navy SEALs And The Military's Secret Hollywood Mission

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.21.2012 | Entertainment

A crack team of highly skilled warriors, outfitted with the most advanced weapons of the world’s most powerful military force, storms an enemy compo...

U.S. Navy Seals SCARE LA Residents

Posted 02.14.2012 | Los Angeles

Last night, residents throughout Hollywood were given quite a fright as flying balls of fire, alegedly, lit up the night sky. The fears of terroris...

'Act Of Valor' Commercial Shows Movie Featuring Real Navy SEALS

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports

If there's one thing we learned during last year's Super Bowl, it's that any use of an Eminem song in a commercial will probably be well-received. So ...

WATCH: Movie Made By Real Navy SEALs!

Posted 01.12.2012 | Entertainment

Even as we thank our troops for their selfless bravery overseas, it's hard to imagine what those acts of bravery actually entail. So, as we continue t...

This Is AWESOME!

Posted 12.13.2011 | Entertainment

What's better than celebs done up in camouflage? Real SEALS in a movie! "Act of Valor" is a fictional story, which stars actual Navy SEALS, doing w...