Article copyHere is a deliberately deriding advice to Paramount, a talentless Antoine Fuqua and whoever the third rate pen-pusher that spewed the cosmically weak script of Shooter is: if you must pull out another Kennedy-Conspiracy (un)inspired flick and fill it up with (in no specific order)
- Tired old one-liners on unfound WMDs, war for oil and a lying Secretary of Defense — among other trendy Champaign Socialist blabber,
- Misled, (remember, DoD lied, Mark Wahlberg nearly died in the first 10 minutes) and as a result cynical and recluse yet still so very much dedicated and patriotic, former Marines who will take it upon themselves to save the Federal Republic of the United States of America from her sorry fascistic self by shooting whoever gets in the way with high-precision weapons; thank to the ruthless training-to-kill said Federal Republic of the United States of America provided them, at the cost of vast amounts of (presumably war-for-oiled) greenbacks,(1)
- Rogue FBI rookies who shall not stand the advanced state of decay and corruption of said Federal Republic of the United States of America, smell the fish, and join the aforementioned Marines' shoot-'em-bastards-up the minute he drops his Government issued suit and tie to slip in a vastly more comfortable Che Guevara tee-shirt,(2)
- The dreaded Military-Industrial Complex of Death in bed with super secret and ominous yet all powerful and ubiquitous three letters acronym Government agencies under direct control of the Senate and Administration of the Fascist Empire of the Federal Republic of the United States of America, mass-murdering poor African-African villagers who dare to get in the way of an Ethiopian oil pipe-line,
- And generaly speaking lecture the audience about defending the Federal Republic of the United States of America — and her flag, presumably — from all enemies, unlikely foreign but overwhelmingly domestic,
Or stick to rap music videos(3).
You'll look a tad more credible when bashing your own country by not exposing such blatant ignorance of its customs, codes and practices. And it'll spare you the embarrassment of having a French(4) lecturing you on this(5).