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delecta
01-13-2014, 04:52 PM
Not that I didn't have respect for what those guy do, I just didn't fully appreciate the scope of their dedication and the insurmountable task they face. This wasn't about America is great and we should be patriotic, this was about our guys doing the job that their country has asked.

The movie flew by and ended with tears, for all here that have done far more then I and have served our country, thank you.

I would recommended this movie, Lone Survivor. The story of Seal team 10.

Full Tilt
01-15-2014, 03:38 AM
An interview with the real life 'Lone Survivor', Marcus Luttrell.

Eleven "through and throughs" and that's only a fraction of his wounds.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5m9CMT_1bU

Curtism
01-15-2014, 04:23 AM
If that's the same one, I saw the Luttrell interview on the tube and it's quite a gripping tale. His matter of fact reccounting was sufficiently nighmarish to where I doubt I'll bother with the hollywoodized version.

skuthorp
01-15-2014, 05:52 AM
"I doubt I'll bother with the hollywoodized version."
Hollywood rewriting history already?

But I have to agree with Curtism, the true story and the man stand by themselves without the hollywood formula.

rbgarr
01-15-2014, 07:07 AM
Turn off your cellphone and keep hold of your popcorn.

http://www.iol.co.za/news/world/moviegoer-killed-for-using-cellphone-police-1.1631938#.UtZ58_bUJXo

Paul Pless
01-15-2014, 07:28 AM
yeah but, marky mark???

bogdog
01-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Turn off your cellphone and keep hold of your popcorn.

http://www.iol.co.za/news/world/moviegoer-killed-for-using-cellphone-police-1.1631938#.UtZ58_bUJXoDon't visit any public schools on the way to the theater neither.

LeeG
01-15-2014, 08:43 AM
If that's the same one, I saw the Luttrell interview on the tube and it's quite a gripping tale. His matter of fact reccounting was sufficiently nighmarish to where I doubt I'll bother with the hollywoodized version.

The book is terrifying and somewhat odd. First half or so is biographical and the second about the operation. Great appreciation for the severe and unforgiving training Seals go through. The story of the operation is truly terrifying. The odd part is how he blames confining ROE on liberals and the media. The comment is made a few times and sticks out like a sore thumb. The other odd part was his apparent ignorance of Pashtunwali, the honor code of locals that protected him until rescued.

A few years after he got back to Texas some local hoodlums killed his year old lab.


http://www.nbcnews.com/id/30136615#.UtaQ73-9KSM

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=I3UFIkqx3Jg&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DI3UFIkqx3Jg

bobbys
01-15-2014, 11:47 AM
I should like to see it.

My dad was one of the first frogmen, T here was a sign up sheet for good swimmers, he was given a mask,fins,knife and he had cut off utilities.

that's it..

Of course being as there never was anything called frogmen before he just called it navy swimmer.

RodB
01-15-2014, 01:34 PM
Michael Savage yesterday was talking about this movie... he said it certainly did not make the military look good and that he felt it was meant to turn off young men who might be considering going into the military to do such work. He also said the rescue at the end was fiction...

RodB