• The Hornet's Nest (2014)

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Release Date: May 23rd, 2014

DVD Release Date: September 9th, 2014

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Journalists Mike and Carlos Boettcher follow U.S. troops during nine harrowing days of combat in Afghanistan.

Director: David Salzberg , Christian Tureaud

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Highroad

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  • The Hornet's Nest serves as a somewhat effective bonding exercise for father and son. But the best of what it has to offer moves beyond that, and puts us alongside the people fighting a daily battle and, sometimes, heartbreakingly, losing the fight. show more

  • It becomes clear pretty quickly that Mike and Carlos Boettcher's insider perspective allows for close to no context beyond what their cameras directly capture. show more

  • The filmmakers don’t bother to dig into the psychology of their subjects, or even get to know them as anything more than symbols. show more

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