Scott Von Doviak Reviews “Green Zone”

In hopes of breaking the curse of Iraq-themed movies underperforming at the box office (even your Best Picture winner The Hurt Locker failed to crack the $15 million mark, although that will likely happen now), Universal is selling Green Zone as if it’s the fourth Jason Bourne movie. Car chases! Explosions! Greengrass! Damon! The perception created by the ads and trailers is somewhat borne out (no pun intended) by the actual movie, though in truth Green Zone bears more resemblance to a feature-length episode of 24 than either the Bourne movies or its source material, Rajiv Chandrasekaran’s Imperial Life in the Emerald City.

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