Before American Hustle, David O. Russell made arguably the best modern war film... or at least the best modern war film with Mark Wahlberg, George Clooney, and Ice Cube stealing gold in Iraq. Come watch it with us at Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn on Tuesday, May 19th at 7:30 pm and stick around for a discussion with experts.

Why are we showing this film?

Gawker’s national security blog Phase Zero and Jalopnik’s military site Foxtrot Alpha have fed all of their site’s comments into the secret Gawker Media mainframe suspected to be hidden near the pastrami case at Katz’s Delicatessen in order to determine the best four films about the conspiracies – real or imagined – that fascinate us.

Who killed Kennedy (The Parallax View)? Who helped Edward Snowden (Citizen Four)? Who knew Spike Jonze could act (Three Kings)?

Bill Arkin, who was once interrogated by Iraqi National Intelligence, and his special guest will discuss the film.


Three Kings is the first film in the lineup and it should be great. Tickets are $15 and there are only a few available so buy them now!

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