‘Gunner Palace’ Goes Inside Soldiers’ Lives on the Front Lines

Gunner Palace opens with titles quoting Donald Rumsfeld about how the situation in Baghdad has improved by September 2003. The title then reads, “Meanwhile,” and a shaky camera captures a gunfire exchange and the operator’s attempt to avoid getting hit. While the major confrontations have ended, the minor combat continues. A voiceover then introduces the… Read More ‘Gunner Palace’ Goes Inside Soldiers’ Lives on the Front Lines