Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region. –IMDb
Paul Greengrass (born 13 August 1955) is an English film director, screenwriter and former journalist. He specialises in dramatisations of real-life events and is known for his signature use of hand-held cameras.
Greengrass was born in Cheam, Surrey. His mother was a teacher and his father a river pilot and merchant seaman. He is the brother of noted English historian Mark Greengrass. Greengrass was educated at Westcourt Primary School, Gravesend Grammar School and Sevenoaks School and attended Queens’ College, Cambridge. In October 2012, he received an honorary degree from Kingston University in recognition of his ‘outstanding contribution to television and cinema’.
Early career in journalism
He first worked as a director in the 1980s, for the ITV current affairs programme World in Action; his investigation of timber-framed house construction has been cited as preventing its widespread adoption in England. At the same time he co… read more
Quite an enjoyable movie, but I have an issue with it; the movie makes Clark Poundstone look like an asshole for not colluding with the Ba'ath party (fascist party of Iraq). Yes, the abolition of the army and other civil services was costly, but building them from scratch made sure that the fascist cancer was cut out. Could we really have left Germany under the control of the Nazi party when they surrendered?
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Vu son ancien métier qu’était journaliste, Paul Greengrass a souvent offert au spectateur des fictions ressemblant à des documentaires avec Bloody Sunday et Vol 93. Remarqué pour son maniement derrière… read review
Intéressant film d’action politique, qui prend prétexte de la guerre du Golfe pour l’expliquer et la dénoncer. Tournée caméra à l’épaule, presque à la manière d’un documentaire, il construit un storytelling… read review
In the same spirit of a ripped-from-the-headlines episode “Law and Order: SUV,” Matt Damon navigates a Valerie Plame-like conspiracy involving the Bush administration and CIA agents. There is a Nouri… read review