Tag Archives: Iraq

Green Zone – 2010 – Paul Greengrass

Time Magazine called Green Zone the eight best film of 2010. More like 156th. Greengrass casts his go-to-guy Matt Damon as an army brass who suspects there is more to the second Iraq war than WMDs. A poor companion to Hurt Locker, In the Valley of Elah and especially Generation Kill.JJ

In the Valley of Elah – 2007 – Paul Haggis

vm_sy140_sx100_.jpgA sober, probing look at the costs and consequences of war for American families by Crash director, Paul Haggis. It’s not the first, but certainly one of the best in the category of “post-war” movies. Tommy Lee Jones is fantastic as a Vietnam veteran and a father. Omid Nikfarjam