Andrew E. Baumann <[log in to unmask]> said:
>Interesting your ability to cast aside the satiric aspect of the
>movie as though it were a minor theme. The film is one continuous
>satire on militarism and all associated, especially the jingoism
>inherent in militaristic films.
The question is, does the average moviegoer catch on to the satiric side?
CNN's Showbiz reviewers, Peter Travers and Lisa Schwartzbaum, were turned
off by the jingoism, so I gather that they didn't understand it was
supposed to be a satire.
Just a thought.
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