War Inc.: spiritual sequel to Grosse Pointe Blank – same actors playing similar characters etc. This film managed to take some of the weaker aspects of GPB and beef them up; script, story, jokes & characters… in general terms I found to be War Inc. a lot funnier and more memorable. The political satire / wit is this film’s strong-point and although it’s not quite as polished as films like ‘Charlie Wilson’s War‘ it does share a lot of the sentiments, and has moments that match the edginess and drama. There are a few sections when the satire turns into ridiculous slapstick, which doesn’t match the tone of the film: songs & 3D theater for the press. Another aspect that jumped out was that Cusack is pretty good at action! Surprisingly smart political satire romp that has more to say than meets the eye.
Sure…Ass-Shot! is my new favorite tag.
A guy gets shot in the ass… what more can I say!? :P
Having major difficulties commenting on your blog recently… anything changed?
I got a widget that tells me how many people are coming in from which country. Apparently, I’m huge in Canada.
This movie was god-awful. Hilary Duff scorpion in the pants?!?!?