Men Who Stare at Goats, The (2009, USA/GBR) C-94m. SCOPE * D: Grant Heslov. Starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Lang, Robert Patrick. Barely funny satire based on the book by Joe Ronson about reporter McGregor, who travels to Iraq and chances to meet crackpot Clooney, who used to be on a secret ESP team for the CIA. Together they go on an odyssey through the war-torn country and in flashbacks we learn how the team was founded. One-joke movie has stars to offer but little more. Some liked it anyway.

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