Movie Review: ‘Act of Valor’

February 27, 2012 at 2:13 pm | Posted in Movies, Reviews | Leave a comment

This is a must see movie, and yet Act of Valor is not a blockbuster, it is not an action flick, and it’s not the best movie ever made. What it is, is a dedication to our active duty Navy SEALs and a film that stirs emotion. As far as military films go, it’s akin to Saving Private Ryan. That was a film that struck a deep emotional core with veterans and civilians alike. Act of Valor achieves that same depth.

As stated above, this is much more than an action flick. From the previews and the hype, I was expecting to see some spectacular fire fights and combat scenes. On TV you see gun boats mowing down river banks with machine gun fire. On top of that, the previews boast a cast of real life, active duty SEALs. It just screams “this is going to be awesome.” Don’t let the previews deceive. This is a film with depth. Continue Reading Movie Review: ‘Act of Valor’…

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