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Posted: 12/19/2005 5:28:37 AM EST
Anyone seen this movie? It's a documentary about US soldiers living in Uday's old palace in Baghdad. I thought it did a good job illustrating the life of these soldiers in Iraq (mind you I'm not military and have no idea what its REALLY like so I could be wrong). But it did seem to have some editorial anti-war propaganda in it.

Just curious what other people thought of it.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 7:27:38 AM EST
Anybody, anybody, Bueller?
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 7:30:04 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/19/2005 7:30:15 AM EST by Jm03]
I thought it was a total waste of time!
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 7:31:32 AM EST
I saw it a while ago, it was ok. I especially liked seeing one guy play Medal of Honor: Allied Assault on his laptop (thats one of my all time favorite FPS games).
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 7:34:43 AM EST

Originally Posted By rtr:
Anyone seen this movie? It's a documentary about US soldiers living in Uday's old palace in Baghdad. I thought it did a good job illustrating the life of these soldiers in Iraq (mind you I'm not military and have no idea what its REALLY like so I could be wrong). But it did seem to have some editorial anti-war propaganda in it.

Just curious what other people thought of it.



Saw it on the shelf at Lackluster video. Might rent it next time.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 7:58:08 AM EST
They show it on the military channel from time to time (if you have cable/satellite of course).
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 8:00:24 AM EST
My son and I went way out of our way to see it. What an utter waste of time.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 8:02:32 AM EST

Originally Posted By MauserMark:
They show it on the military channel from time to time (if you have cable/satellite of course).




the first time I saw it they played it 24/7/365
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 8:08:53 AM EST

Originally Posted By Warhawk:
My son and I went way out of our way to see it. What an utter waste of time.





Yeah...I thought it pretty much sucked too.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 8:18:32 AM EST
It was boring.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 9:49:39 AM EST
Boring, pedantic-was like watching someone masterbate, but less interesting.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 9:50:57 AM EST

Originally Posted By Jm03:
I thought it was a total waste of time!



I looked all over for a copy, and have not been able to sit through the whole thing.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 9:52:28 AM EST
Saw it... didn't like it.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 10:02:12 AM EST
Sucked.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 10:10:29 AM EST

Originally Posted By Warhawk:
My son and I went way out of our way to see it. What an utter waste of time.



+1
just as boring as jarhead.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 10:13:13 AM EST
thought it was great...
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 11:00:42 AM EST
I hope our enemies, current and potential, watch it. It will make them underestimate our soldiers.
Link Posted: 12/19/2005 11:19:32 AM EST
I liked it and I think it made some good points.

1) You go to war with the army you have, a field artillery regiment designed to fight Warsaw Pact troops in open battle instead of conducting dismounted patrols in Iraqi cities.

2) Be suspicious of any foreign nationals, even your translators.
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