Pitt and Ford try to dig deeper, but the script undercuts them with preachy dialogue that might as well read, "Insert stereotype here." show more
That the would-be buddies are played by Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt ensures enough star power to keep things moving even during the sluggish early scenes that set up their relationship. show more
The moral reasoning in the film is so confusing that only by completely sidestepping it can the plot work at all. show more
I AGREE with the one above me - the Irish accent was perfect and the acting superior! Brad Pitt never disappoints me!
I was truly amazed at Brad Pitt's performance. He caught accent and demeaner of a conflicted young Irish miltant perfectly. He even captured the look. His interactions with Harrison Ford tore at the heart.The viewer was pulled in the center of their emotional distress. The finale left me with a feeling of terrible sadness but also a better understanding of the both characters and their moral beliefs and of the situation in Northern Ireland.