Posts Tagged ‘National Guard’

ClandesTime 094 – How Many Films has the Pentagon Supported?

The Department of Defense is the government agency with the largest and most influential operations in Hollywood. But to how many films have they provided production assistance? How many movies have they supported? In this episode we explore the answer to this question, why it is so difficult to answer ...
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Pentagon Production Assistance Agreements for Iron Man 1&2

The first two Iron Man movies are far more important to cinematic history than their daft scripts, super-arrogant star performer and cartoonish presentation might suggest.  Between them they made over $1.2 billion worldwide and established the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which has since become the biggest film franchise of all time.  ...
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National Guard emails on Brüno

2009's Brüno is probably the most shallow of Sacha Baron Cohen's movies, based almost solely around the comedy of irritation and embarrassment. However, the story of its production is quite fascinating and a great example of how to get the state to accidentally or unwittingly sponsor your movie.  Emails from ...
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US National Guard Film and TV list

The latest list to emerge from the Fun with FOIA project is a list of film and TV projects assisted by the US National Guard.  The strangest entries on the list are probably Hell's Kitchen, Cat Run 2 and Man vs Food, though as always I welcome your feedback.  The list ...
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