MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS (2009 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.7|5.0 Starsììì

Men Who Stare at Goats is a great psychological comedy. It starts out well and holds its own throughout the movie partially because of the great casting combination of Ewan McGregor and George Clooney. Jeff Bridges is a perfect pick for the revisionist who tries to introduce new ways of fighting (i.e., non-lethal rather than with force and weaponry). The storyline is based on a true story. While rated R, it could have been PG-13.

Storyline

Bill Django (Jeff Bridges) leads the New Earth Army, an army that employs psychic powers for warfare.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Grant Heslov for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producers Barbara A. Hall, James Holt, Alison Owen, and David M. Thompson for making the film possible. Additional cast/characters include: Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor), Larry Hooper (Kevin Spacey), Brigadier General Dean Hopgood (Stephen Lang), Todd Nixon (Robert Patrick), Mahmud Daash (Waleed Zuaiter), Gus Lacey (Stephen Root), Gus Lacey (Stephen Root), Major General Holtz (Glenn Morshower).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes.

Ben Meyers

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