How often I've watched CNN--during the hypothetical times between celebrity gossip and Nancy Grace when they have relevant news--and thought, man, if only we could somehow insert John Cusack's character from Gross Pointe Blank into this Iraq situation, along with Hilary Duff doing a horrible accent. Who would have thought my dream could become movie reality, with a poster with multiple taglines and more quoting than some frat boys remembering an Old School scene?
Despite making some pretty blatant political points (such as the eye-rolling money/bullet comparison above), the film looks kind of charming in a typically Cusackian way, and has a solid cast. So if you haven't seen the trailer, check it out under the cut.
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