The Campaign For DA

5.07.2006

Movie Review: Jarhead

Story: The film follows a group of marines as they travel to Saudi Arabia and eventually into Kuwait in the battle with Iraq named Desert Storm. Notably starring: Jake Gyllenhaal (from Brokeback Mountain), Jamie Fox (from everything) and Lucas Black (the quarterback from Friday Night Lights) Assessment: It seems more like and educational film than a drama - as we learn the boredom of sitting in the desert for two months and never getting to fire a shot. Coolest scene: The marines walking at night through a field of oil wells that had been set afire. What I Had Forgot: How fearful the troops where of a chemical gas attack by Iraq. Check it Out?: Yeah. It's worth the rental.