Jarhead


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Jarhead[not an acronym] slang for a United States Marine (origin unknown)
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"I know most people talk about what happened on Jarhead, and even though Peter and I didn't speak for a few weeks after one really bad argument, we became even better friends afterwards.
The negative answer for him and his pumped-up fellow grunts who get sent home without seeing any real action makes "Jarhead" a different kind of antiwar film--a war film without a war.
The director of Jarhead and American Beauty has hinted he may quit to look after his two children by actress KATE WINSLET when they start school.
Less obvious, but still launching in N.Y., are U's "Jarhead," set in Middle East deserts, and Fox Searchlight's "Bee Season," set in the suburbs of Oakland.
Films discussed include Windtalkers, Apocalypse Now, December 7th, Bataan, They Were Expendable, Jarhead, Full Metal Jacket, and Redacted.
He had five lengths in hand of Jarhead in 28.66sec.
7 JAKE had to pile on the pounds for 2005 movie Jarhead, inset, and then slim down again for crime thriller Zodiac.
Gyllenhall, 34, is undoubtedly one of this generation's most brilliant actors, having taken on award-winning roles in blockbusters including Donnie Darko (2001), Jarhead (2005), Zodiac (2007) and most recently Everest (2015).
Jarhead (2005) BBC Three, 9pm Based on Anthony Swofford's memoirs as a Marine on active service during the Gulf War, Jarhead is a harrowing account of a conflict hidden from the world.
Actor Jake Gyllenhall, who has starred in blockbusters including Donnie Darko, Jarhead and Prince of Persia, said one of his favourite things to eat when in the UK is a baguette from Greggs.
In the nine years since then, a few more movies have been made in the genre, such as Sam Mendes' Jarhead, that would make a worthy addition.
Anthony Swofford, author of Jarhead, will be the final judge.