Tag: American Sniper

Navy SEALs Zero Dark Thirty

Navy SEALs, Pentagon Brass Push Back Against Political, Media Exploitation

When Taya Kyle, wife of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, fondly recalled her late husband’s humility on Breitbart News Daily Tuesday morning, she was speaking in the context of a New York Times article published over the weekend. The article described a growing rift among current and former Navy SEALs, and Pentagon commanders, over what some denounce as the commercial and political exploitation of the legendary service.

Chris Kyle Awarded Texas Legislative Medal of Honor

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Concurrent Resolution 85 authorizing the posthumous award of the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to “American Sniper” hero, U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle. The murdered former Navy Seal was a Texas native who served four tours of duty in Iraq and has been recognized as the “most lethal” sniper in U.S. military history.

‘American Sniper’ Blu-ray Review: One of 2014’s Best Films Available in High Def

One of the most striking, memorable, and talked about films of 2014 has finally come to Blu-ray. Director Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper dominated the box office, earning over $543 million worldwide, and received much praise from both critics and mainstream audiences. The film also received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor, and had one win for Best Sound Editing.