July 2008 Archives
The Pentagon Enters the Matrix. Read today's Wall Street Journal article on Full Battle Rattle. Richard Woodward says he doesn't know whether to laugh or cry. Both I'd say.
We'll be doing a Q&A after tonight's 8 PM show (Tuesday 7/22) at the Film Forum on Houston Street. This may be see your last chance to see the film on the big screen in New York. So please join us.
CNN's Brooke Anderson reports on Full Battle Rattle today. Watch the report and interview with Iraqi role player Nagi Moshi, one of our subjects.
Tony Gerber and I will be doing Q&A tonight (Thursday 7/17) after the 8 pm show of Full Battle Rattle at the Film Forum and tomorrow (Friday 7/18) after the 8 pm show. Please join us if you haven't seen the film.
Breaking news: AO Scott of The New York Times reviews FBR, calling it:
"A remarkably thorough and detailed account of the difficult conditions facing American soldiers in Iraq."J Hoberman offers a fascinating take on the film in the Village Voice. Also, Filmmaker Magazine has posted a long interview, part of its Directors Series.
David Edelstein reviews FBR in this week's New York Magazine, calling the film "an indelible vision of modern war" and "Altmanesque tragicomedy."
Stuart Klawans - esteemed critic at The Nation - has a great FBR review up. He writes:
Tony Gerber and Jesse Moss have assembled one of the most complete pictures yet to emerge of how an Iraqi town fragments into civil war...Look for many more FBR reviews in the coming days.