Rated R · 115 minutes · 2010

Action, Thriller, War
Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass, the team behind the last two Jason Bourne movies, again join forces for this Iraq war pic. Damon plays a soldier fed up with bad intelligence; when a townie tells him that a notorious general is secretly meeting in a house nearby, Damon takes matters into his own hands and becomes involved in all sorts of intrigue. Greengrass employs his shaky-cam techniques again—this time combining them with poor lighting. The result is something that’s literally hard to watch. Greg Kinnear plays a nasty Pentagon official who knows his government is lying. Damon works hard, but the shoddy script and spastic cameras let him down.

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Official Site: www.greenzonemovie.com
Director: Paul Greengrass
Producer: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lloyd Levin, Paul Greengrass, Debra Hayward and Liza Chasin
Cast: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Brendan Gleeson, Amy Ryan, Khalid Abdalla, Jason Isaacs, Said Faraj, Igal Naor, Jerry Salla, Sean Huze, Raad Rawi, Michael O'Neill, Antoni Corone, Paul Rieckhoff, Muayad Ali and Driss Roukhe


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Portland Mercury Shock and Awe Green Zone: In which Jason Bourne meets MacNeil/Lehrer. by Erik Henriksen 03/11/2010
Memphis Flyer Look Back in Anger Green Zone is a high-profile reckoning with the Iraq War by Chris Herrington 03/14/2010
Indy Week Matt Damon attempts to redo the Iraq War in Green Zone Although a good movie can and should be made that investigates the political misinformation used to justify the war in Iraq, Green Zone feels like a dated political drama grounded in theatrics and buzzwords. by Neil Morris 03/12/2010
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Chicago Reader Fighting Lies With Fiction Green Zone reduces America's blundering invasion of Iraq to a generic thriller. by J.R. Jones 03/18/2010
Colorado Springs Independent Chaos contained As long as you don't enter Green Zone expecting Bourne 4 or a totally accurate history lesson, you should emerge sufficiently entertained. by Jeff Sneider 03/11/2010
Colorado Springs Independent Opening this week The Ghost Writer, Green Zone, Remember Me, She's Out of My League and more. 03/11/2010

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