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War, Inc. Trailer

Movie Preview: War, Inc.

War, Inc. is one of those head-scratchers where I'm at a loss as to whether or not this movie will be good, or even watchable. Starring John Cusack (who's also a credited writer on the film), it looks like one of those cynical, dark comedies where the goal is to make you think, "That's so absurd! The world isn't like that! Or is it?" See also: Wag the Dog.

Signs pointing to good/watchable movie include: both Cusacks on screen together (I love seeing Joan again!), smart twists on current events, and a darkly romantic sub-plot between the lovely Marisa Tomei and John Cusack.

Signs pointing to maybe not-so-watchable are: a whole lot going on — lots of characters, effects, music, bombs, journalists, etc.; and Hilary Duff playing a "Centeral Asian pop star" with an accent that is just. . .strange. Plus, she drops a scorpion down her pants.

War, Inc. opens in limited release May 23. To check out the trailer for yourself and tell me what you think,

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Cadet Cadet 8 years
I saw it, and I thought it was great. Once you see the movie, the whole movie, Duff doesn't seem like such a bad choice. I think I'd prefer an unknown, or someone else but she pulls it off.
kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
I love John Cusack so I am sure I will try watching it
animatedpunk animatedpunk 8 years
the entire cast is AWESOME except for Hilary Duff.... i mean.... WHY??? Who made that decision?????????
Imabeliever Imabeliever 8 years
OoOoOo.. they had me intersted until the hostage scene.. images of Daniel Pearl flashed before me and suddenly sooooo not funny. :( Hmmm. I will wait to see what the buzz is after it is released.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 8 years
I'll wait until the movie is for rent or it shows up on hbo/showtime.
simplycutebecka simplycutebecka 8 years
I can't wait to see it! It's so funny. Wonderful cast. The trailer has me hooked.
littlemissme littlemissme 8 years
Duff make this confusing to me :?
penguins268 penguins268 8 years
Maybe if Hilary Duffs strange and fake accent were miles away from it.
magalaya magalaya 8 years
Totally agree with you, hollycf
hollycf hollycf 8 years
The movie doesn't look that bad other then Hilary Duff. She looks like the worst part of this movie in my opinion.
lily8206 lily8206 8 years
The more I hear about this movie the more I want to check it out.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 8 years
I'm intrigued. I like the Cusacks.
raieven raieven 8 years
Trailer sort of reminds me of Southland Tales...not a good sign.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Think I'll pass on this one.
SugarCat SugarCat 8 years
Duff? Um, no thanks.
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