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Jarhead[not an acronym] slang for a United States Marine (origin unknown)
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The original Jarhead has gone on to became a modern-day military classic," said Glenn Ross, General Manager and Executive Vice President, Universal 1440 Entertainment.
This done, the paper will explore the tensions within Jarhead when the highly-skilled craft-worker finds technology making their skills irrelevant.
As I read Jarhead, I had a hard time believing all the crazy, vulgar, and disturbing things that happened.
Then the black fog rolls in--the Kuwaiti oil fields are ignited--and Jarhead descends into an inferno.
Jarhead made its appearance last spring just as this country was irrevocably marching toward the second Gulf War.
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire transports the action to the brutal battlefields and dusty villages of Afghanistan, where a band of Marines risk their lives to save a woman fleeing certain death at the hands of her Taliban pursuers.
If Jarhead was Sam Mendes' poorest film because he was so far out of his normal territory, you can imagine how close this heart-pounding but ultimately redemptive story about survival and conscience is to Maoz.
After the emotional 'sturm und drang' of Revolutionary Road and Jarhead, Oscar-winning British director Sam Mendes (American Beauty) returns to the comedy genre with aplomb, demonstrating a light touch with his dysfunctional characters.
Jake Gyllenhaal (top and inset) in Jarhead (1 5) and Ryan Reynolds in Just Friends (12A).
BASED on Anthony Swofford's memoirs as a Marine during the Gulf War, Jarhead is a harrowing account of a conflict hidden from the world.
Jarhead (2hrs 3mins) Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx
On the surface at least, Rob Marshall's lavish adaptation of Arthur Golden's intoxicating bestseller could not be more strikingly different to this week's other Oscar hopeful, Jarhead.