The writer of American Sniper explores PTSD again in honorable, uninspired Thank You For Your Service

Many of the best parts of Clint Eastwood’s uneven American Sniper had to do with its hero’s jittery, uncomfortable reintegration into stateside life between tours of duty in Iraq. So it makes sense that Sniper screenwriter Jason Hall would make his directorial debut on Thank You For Your Service, another movie based…

Miles Teller is a suffering soldier in this trailer for Thank You For Your Service

Lately, war movies have been less about how cool war is and more about how much war can fuck you up. This trailer for Thank You For Your Service makes it clear that it’s definitely the latter kind of war movie, with Miles Teller’s soldier returning from combat with what appears to be a significant case of PTSD. Rather…

Amy Schumer is already at the “sincere, dramatic” phase of her comedy career

Catapulting her way through the standard comedian creative arc, the one that starts with light comedies, progresses into sadder comedies, and ends in boring people at dinner parties staring sincerely at you and saying, “You know, they’re actually a pretty great actor… When they try,” Amy Schumer has leap-frogged her…