Articles tagged david michod

‘War Machine’ Is a Schizophrenic Blend of Tone and Genre

David Michôd’s war satire is neither smart enough to be a think piece nor visceral enough to evoke anger.

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‘War Machine’ Takes a Satirical Look at the Lost Cause of the Afghanistan War

After a rough start and an unsure handle on what kind of comedy it wants to be, this Afghanistan war satire says what few have been willing to say.

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Netflix and Amazon Are Using Disparate Strategies With Their War Films This Month

Amazon and Netflix are releasing two war films that embody their deep but differing film objectives.

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‘Animal Kingdom’: This Is Not Your PBS Nature Special

The Codys are nothing more than a contemporary embodiment of Australia's jailhouse origins.

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

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"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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