Clint Eastwood‘s latest opus, American Sniper, stars Bradley Cooper as Navy Seal Chris Kyle. Adapted from Kyle’s autobiography, the film takes a hard look a life on the battlefield, and the repercussions at home.
Cooper is one of a rare breed of actors who can completely disappear in a role. After the first 20 minutes Bradley Cooper ceases to exist, and all that’s left is Chris Kyle.
The war scenes are deftly handled and incredibly intense. The scenes on the homefront are handled with a sense of loss that reminds the viewer of the tragedies of not only those that are lost to war, but those who don’t come all the way back.
Great performances from not only Cooper, but Sienna Miller, and some actual veterans cast as hospital patients. – [DVD] [Blu-Ray]
DVD Release Date: 5/19/15