Wednesday, September 18, 2019

DID CIA GIVE FILMMAKERS CLASSIFIED INFO ABOUT BIN LADEN RAID?

May 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The conservative government watchdog group Judicial Watch charged on Tuesday that the Obama administration gave Oscar-winning filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal classified information and gave them access to government officials for their film about the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in May 2011. The group posted what it claimed were 153 pages of […]

PENTAGON ADMITS IT BAILED ON THE AVENGERS

May 8, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Raising the question, why do they call them “war games,” the Defense Department’s pointman for the movie business has indicated that the Pentagon bailed on Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers because it just wasn’t realistic enough. In an interview with Wired magazine, Phil Strub remarked, “We couldn’t reconcile the unreality of this international organization and our place […]

IRAQ PULL-OUT: AN NBC EXCLUSIVE?

August 20, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Amid complaints that the Obama administration granted MSNBC exclusive privileges to cover the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq, a Pentagon spokesman has told Yahoo News that MSNBC received no such privilege and that it treated its application to cover the pullout “a normal press request.” If the cable news channel’s four hours of live coverage turned […]