Read matt's american sniper review clint eastwood's film stars bradley cooper as navy seal sniper chris kyle, who killed over 160 enemies in combat. In american sniper, now playing in a few theaters before opening wide on jan 16, director clint eastwood and star bradley cooper depict kyle as the guardian angel of american soldiers in fallujah. American sniper is one of the best films of 2014 a truly powerful look at a man that whether you believe he is a legendary hero or not, was tasked with incredible hardships and rough decisions on.
Bradley cooper as the late chris kyle in american sniper, a film ‘ringing with patriotic fervour and bullish male bonding’ photograph: allstar/warner bros chris kyle was the deadliest sniper. Navy seal sniper chris kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for american sniper: the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in us military history at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.
American sniper by chris kyle is narrated by john pruden and it is an intense enlightening book chris kyle was a us navy seal and he has the most career sniper kills in us military history he had always loved exciting activities such as champion bronco rider. I n american sniper, the 34th film to be directed by clint eastwood, chris kyle (bradley cooper) rarely has a clear view of the field of battle as perhaps the most accomplished marksman in us. A skillful, straightforward combat picture gradually develops into something more complex and ruminative in clint eastwood's american sniper. American sniper is more intent on creating a hero out of chris kyle, reportedly the most lethal sniper in us military history, than it is on being an unbiased character study to be fair, the film was based on kyle’s eponymous memoir, which wasn’t the most objective of the iraq war either so obviously it is a movie that can start all types of political debates amongst your peers.
American sniper is a 2014 american biographical war drama film directed by clint eastwood and written by jason hall it is loosely based on the memoir american sniper: the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in us military history (2012) by chris kyle , with scott mcewen and jim defelice. My review of american sniper cooper delivered an amazing performance as chris kyle, but eastwood’s magic was lost outside of the first and last minutes of this movie kevin lacz , the seal actor, was surprisingly good in the movie. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for american sniper at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.
American sniper—movie review home reviews american sniper—movie review reviews december 24, 2014 749 american sniper may come from a hollywood studio, but it is absolutely uncompromising, and certainly one of the year’s finest films bradley cooper vanishes into the. American sniper is an intriguing, ultimately tedious examination of navy seal chris kyle, brought to vivid life by bradley cooper. In american sniper, director clint eastwood offers an intimate portrait of a sharpshooting patriot who discovers that his personal demons are greater than he suspected as a character study, the.
American sniper offers an often suspenseful look at the battlefield during the iraqi war--but, perhaps, the most effective aspect is its deep psychological look into post-traumatic stress bradley cooper adds another fine performance to his resume - with sienna miller proves her own worth. American sniper is the story of the most lethal sniper in american military history chris kyle was a hero, a hardened warrior and yet still an everyman this film may not be perfect, but i believe it does honor the hero it depicts. Based on real events, american sniper is the second directorial effort by clint eastwood in 2014, following this summer’s jersey boys, and his seventh film in six years eastwood’s pragmatism as a director is well known in the industry. American sniper's wartime sequences are well-paced and harrowing, reminiscent of those in 2008's the hurt locker like that film, sniper can be interpreted either as a patriotic salute or as an incisive anti-war movie.