Tuesday, 3 November 2009

[255] The Men Who Stare At Goats (dir. Grant Heslov, 2009) Review

I may have only had the opportunity to see two films at the London Film Festival, but I enjoyed both of them a fair bit. Here's my review of the second, The Men Who Stare At Goats.

Rather than going for super-seriousness, heavily partisan posturing, or even documentary-like commentary, The Men Who Stare At Goats, directed by actor-turned-producer Grant Heslov, is a light, pleasant comedy, with extra lashings of silliness for good measure. The film rips its narrative from Jon Ronson's 2003 journalistic work of the same name, albeit with a fictionalised slant, and a cheery endnote declaring 'More of this is true than you would believe'.

Read the full article here.


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Koh Lanta said...

I hope this is as good as the promotions. Clooney, McGregor, The Dude.. great cast of actors and we do know it is all true :-)