Editor at Onscreen Magazine. Movie Fanatic. Cinema Lover. Falmouth Uni Film Grad.
Scott described the film as ‘anti-war, but pro-military’ and that is certainly true. There’s no single star-lead protagonist, but a team of individual heroes. There’s no sentimental bullshit; showing the families back home or close-ups of American flags fluttering in the wind. Instead Scott bravely removes these genre clichés and replaces them with the gritty reality of war.
Typically of Scott there’s an incredible attention to detail, with even something as small as a hot shell casing burning a soldier’s…