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Again good topic but would have preferred more balanaced, objectivity from the author.
I, like many, I would guess, did not realize that those credits at the end of the movie, thanking the armed forces, are more than a simple thank you.
The objective is always the same - to have a film that boosts the image of the U.S. military.
As a military public affairs officer myself, I bought this book thinking it would be a tell-all about the great relationship between Hollywood and the military; however, I was... Read morePublished 5 months ago by BlacKnight28
Gosh I was looking forward to this book. Living outside DC & knowing majority of these films, it made sense I'd enjoy this read. Read morePublished 6 months ago by E. Alton
This is, at its core, what the book is about.
Hollywood makes many kinds of films. Fantasy, science fiction and comedies and war movies. Read more
The military is not a public library, where you can check out a few hundred soldiers, a submarine, or an aircraft carrier just because you want to make a movie. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Lee Powell
If this guy didn't have such a personal hatred of the military, he might have been able to write a decent history of what is a fascinating and deep history between the military and... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Erik J. Reynolds
The strain of keeping the secrets that have been entrusted to me are today, too much to bare. They rip at my soul and are destroying my sanity. I can no longer eat. Read morePublished on September 26, 2011 by J. Gordon
One of the principles the USA was founded upon was the freedom of speech; no government entity can restrict the freedom of expression of a private individual. Read morePublished on July 22, 2005 by Newton Ooi
This is not, per the editorial tag, "the most important book ever written about Hollywood." Nor does it uncover a secret collaboration between Hollywood and the military. Read morePublished on August 16, 2004 by Marc Aspen