Written October 22, 2012
Outstanding Flick, riveting. Every American Citizens needs to see this show just like Saving Pvt Ryan or Miracle, for different reasons, but must see.
It was all I could do at the end of the movie NOT(so I will do it here) to stand up and should "Ambassador Stevens & 3 other Americans are dead" & this administration and our government have done nothing to this date 10.22.2012 about this. They knew about this in real time. No drone attack. No naval landing. The sacrifice of 4 American lives to perpetuate a myth about the Middle East. Shameless!
Sadly, at the end of the movie we have a clip from Carter saying that eventually all the hostages got back and we did it peacefully. What was not said is that the hostages were released because Republican Ronald Reagan was elected President and would not put up with a hostage crisis continuing.
May history repeat itself.
Written March 04, 2013
I THOUGHT THE MOVIE WAS EXCELLENT AND IT DESERVED TO BE AWARDED PICTURE OF THE YEAR.. I ALSO THOUGHT BEN AFFLACK SHOULD HAVE BEEN
NOMINATED FOR DIRECTOR AND HE SHOULD HAVE WON THAT AWARD, TOO.
I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS MOVIE TO EVERYONE. IT IS A PART OF HISTORY. I WILL GIVE IT TWO THUMBS UP!!!
Written November 18, 2012
I fidgited and squirmed in my seat until almost the very end of the movie, as it should have been, I think. I looked around a couple of times, and different people react different ways. Some were reverent, even until the last of the credits, some had no visible reaction at all. My opinion was that I appreciated the story being told. Living through that time, seemed like another news story nagging at us day after day,. It was a little more hair raising than that. I am ashamed to say I went through that passive time in my life, although being so clandestine a mission, maybe I didn't have anything to be anything more than passive about.
Written October 22, 2012
The fillm, based on real events, was smartly written and well-acted. It was tense, but had moments of humor as well. What a rarity - a smart movie for adults!
Written October 14, 2012
Ben Affleck's film wowed us! We were at the edge of our seats from beginning to end, watching recent history unfold with sure-handed direction, fabulous acting, incredible attention to detail, and best of all an intelligent, big-hearted and honest telling of a complicated true story. Wow! I was still shaking when we left the theater and can't wait to see it again.