The Men Who Stare at Goats
By: Don Morton | Aug 12, 2010 | Issue: 855 | No Comments | 1,923 views

Title in Japan: Yagi to Otokoto Otokoto Kabe To
Director: Grant Heslov
Starring: Kevin Spacey, George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges
Year: 2009
Country: UK
Running Time: 93 min

Fun, gloriously bizarre George Clooney military-satire vehicle about what we are told was a covert US Army psychological-warfare unit in the ’70s called the “New Earth Army,” which trained “psychic spies” to utilize New Age peace-love-dope techniques to influence the enemy. It becomes apparent not far in that this is a one-joke movie, and it fails to carry its opening momentum into the third act, when it shifts its focus from parody to plot. Nevertheless, it’s like, cosmic, man, watching the likes of Clooney, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey and Stephen Lang having fun at work.

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