American Sniper

Episode 13: American Sniper

In this episode we review Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper starring Bradley Cooper as U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in U.S. history. Do you feel better or worse after a good cry? What is truth?

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Episode 13 Notes

  • Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven (1992) won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director and Best Film Editing
  • Flags of Our Fathers (2006) and Letters From Iwo Jima (2006) both tell the story of the battle of Iwo Jima from opposite sides
  • Catharsis is from the Greek, meaning “purification” or “cleansing”
  • I accidentally confused Terry Brooks and Terry Pratchett—oops
  • The novelization of 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) was written concurrently with the feature film
  • Do not confuse this film with Sniper (1993) starring Tom Berenger
  • American Sniper opens wide in the USA on January 16, 2015

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American Sniper

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