• Black Hawk Down (2001) Rating & Reviews

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  • Throw in the music -- a wall-to-wall whorl of Eastern modal dirges, thumping rock and Celtic-y skirl -- and you've got a veritable cinematic rhapsody of war.

  • Functions mainly as an action extravaganza, and a numbingly depersonalized one at that.

  • Films like this are more useful than gung-ho capers like "Behind Enemy Lines." They help audiences understand and sympathize with the actual experiences of combat troops, instead of trivializing them into entertainments. show more

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