The War Tapes Powerfully distressing. The director, Deborah Scranton, weaves together first-person video footage shot by three National Guardsmen in Iraq in 2004. It captures how the war,… The War Tapes Powerfully distressing. The director, Deborah Scranton, weaves together first-person video footage shot by three National Guardsmen in Iraq in 2004. It captures how the war,… 2006-06-02 Unrated PT97M Documentary Michael Moriarty Stephen Pink SenArt
Movie Review

The War Tapes (2006)

MPAA Rating: Unrated
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Jun 02, 2006; Rated: Unrated; Length: 97 Minutes; Genre: Documentary; With: Michael Moriarty and Stephen Pink; Distributor: SenArt

Powerfully distressing. The director, Deborah Scranton, weaves together first-person video footage shot by three National Guardsmen in Iraq in 2004. It captures how the war, for all its carnage and death, is in a way too random in its destruction to even be called ''combat.''

Originally posted Jun 09, 2006 Published in issue #882 Jun 16, 2006 Order article reprints