Soldiers on the Screen

Schickel, Richard
December 2001
Time;12/17/2001, Vol. 158 Issue 26, p74
Entertainment Review
Reviews the film 'Black Hawk Down,' directed by Ridley Scott and written by Ken Nolan and Steven Zaillian as an adaptation of Mark Bowden's best selling book. Reconstruction of the helicopter and humvee incursion into Mogadishu, Somalia that resulted in American casualties and geopolitical repercussions; Outlook for the success of the movie; View that it is an unforgettable movie about the ineradicable and immeasurable costs of war. INSET: THE GREATEST COMBAT FILMS OF ALL TIME.


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