The story revolves around three soldiers - Colee, TK and Cheever - who return from the war after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an ... See full summary »
A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.
I rented this movie because I saw Tim Robbins on David Letterman offering, in effect, that this was a very funny satire. All I got from it was a display of anger and resentment which, in my opinion, did not even rise to the level of a parody. I love antiwar movies which actually poke fun at the absurdity of conflict (the epitome "Dr. Strangelove"). Some thought probably should have gone into this endeavor before attempting to make a statement. I imagine it appeals to the extreme left folksiness.
Incidentally, I inferred from the previews that the film was not offensive to the rank and file soldier. Every element of the film was offensive to all of the military in my opinion. Should we anticipate "Embedded 2".
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