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“How much is an Arabian horse?”

On this show Will is joined, once again, by Dara to look at the biographical war drama Lone Survivor (2013) starring Mark Wahlberg.

They discuss the film’s brutal depiction of conflict, whether this is biography or hagiography, before swerving off for an examination of Mark Wahlberg’s musical career.

And, as always, there’s a review of the film’s exploding helicopter action which features a unique chopper fireball.

Episode 72.

Show notes

Director: Peter Berg
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, Eric Bana, Emile Hirsch
Plot: Biographical war drama, based on the eponymous 2007 non-fiction book by Marcus Luttrell. Set during the war in Afghanistan, it dramatizes the unsuccessful United States Navy SEALs counter-insurgent mission Operation Red Wings, during which a four-man SEAL reconnaissance and surveillance team was tasked to track down a Taliban leader.

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