MOVIE REVIEW: WAR DOGS

Storyline:
Two friends in their early 20s (Hill and Teller) living in Miami Beach during the Iraq War exploit a little-known government initiative that allows small businesses to bid on U.S. Military contracts. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and are living the high life. But the pair gets in over their heads when they land a 300 million dollar deal to arm the Afghan Military - a deal that puts them in business with some very shady people, not the least of which turns out to be the U.S. Government. Based on true events

read more

Starring:
Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz

Pros and Cons:
basic structure of this movie is something we have seen before in movies like "goodfellas" and "wolf of Wall Street". It's basically the same the main character as a narrator. The movie starts off somewhere in the middle for a brief scene to show you what to come and then goes back to humble beginnings. And the structure goes on the same so if you have seen those movies then except the same kind of film. Despite the fact that it was unoriginal I still enjoyed the film. The acting was solid Jonah hill delivers another solid performance adding to the list of his good performances. And young miles teller shows he can act with this and his previous movie "whiplash". I was afraid of the movie based on the trailers being just a silly action movie but I was wrong although it had some action it was mainly an interesting story excited well. If you are fans of goodfellas and wolf of Wall Street you will enjoy this because it is very similar with a new story to tell about shady young stoners attempting to screw the government in the arms industry. I do recommend this. Parents beware there is violence and drug use are the main causes of this being rated R

Rating:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Post a comment

0 Comments