The Trouble With American Sniper

This isn’t meant to be a formal review of American Sniper. There are plenty of those around. Having seen the movie a week ago, however, and after making a few comments about it on Facebook, I did want to clarify a few things around where I stand on the picture (which has weirdly – but not surprisingly – become a major cultural lightning rod and a box office juggernaught) with the goal of hopefully adding a couple of things to the discussion.

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