A Marine Story

Time Out rating:

<strong>Rating: </strong><span class='lf-avgRating'>2</span>/5

Not yet rated

Be the first...

 

Time Out says

Tue Nov 2 2010

In Ned Farr's topical take on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," outed Marine officer Alexandra Everett (Weber) is discharged from the service. After returning home, she occupies herself by rehabilitating a troubled female teen (Packard) who's being forced to enlist (or be incarcerated) by prepping her for military life. While A Marine Story effectively evokes the fear with which gay service people (as well as queer small-town denizens) are forced to live, the film stumbles through rounds of ham-fisted melodrama involving forced outings---in addition to heartily endorsing Surge-era enlistment as the sole honorable way out from odunk methland hell.

See more in Film

0

Reviews

Add +

Users say

0
<strong>Rating: </strong><span class='lf-avgRating'>0</span>/5
LiveReviews|0
2 people listening