SHOCK AND AWE (Zurich Film Festival Zurich Switzerland 2017)

 Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.2|5.0 Starsìììì 

Shock and Awe—intrigue, government decisions, and media involvement in swaying popular opinion—investigates United States involvement in the invasion of Iraq under the Bush administration. Rob Reiner, James Marsden, and Woody Harrelson team with Jessica Biel, Milla Jovovich, and Tommy Lee Jones to create a movie that flows well and easily entertains. 

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


Journalists hit the streets looking for the real story behind allegations of weapons of mass destruction stored in Iraq. 

Additional Thanks 

Thank you to Director Rob Reiner for directing effort. Thank you to Producers Matthew George and Michele Reiner for making the film possible. Characters/cast include: Jonathan Landay (Woody Harrelson), Warren Strobel (James Marsden), John Walcott (Rob Reiner), Joe Galloway (Tommy Lee Jones), Lisa Mayr (Jessica Biel), Vlatka Landay (Milla Jovovich), The Usual (Richard Schiff), Carl Jonathan(Al Sapienza), Adam Green (Luke Tennie), and Nancy Walcott (Kate Butler). 

Buy a ticket
? Yes? No? Maybe? 

Yes. For an interesting view outside of popular media, the film works. The movie has been constructed carefully in its presentation and storyline. Good piece of entertainment.

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