'Man Down' LATEST Review: A Great Movie Wasted On Issues About PTSD And Lost Family? [DETAILS HERE]

By Paul Urban, Parent Herald December 02, 05:30 am
"Man Down" is movie which discusses Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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Post Traumatic Stress disorder is often experienced by soldiers who served in war-torn territories on a regular basis. Often, it makes it difficult for them functioning in a normal environment when gunshots and bombs are what they encounter daily. This is one of the topics discussed in the movie "Man Down" which stars Shia LeBeouf. PTSD is one thing, but his battle to find family members makes the movie interesting and complicated.

However, will these twists and turns make for a critically acclaimed film? Actually not. Some critics say that it is too confusing, while others think that it is quite difficult to pinpoint what the main problem is of the movie.

According to Indie Wire, people find it hard to sympathize with "Man Down's" Shia LeBeouf. He is described as a young and talented actor who career has transitioned from studio blockbusters to outsider art projects. It is another thing to see him be part of the movie Man Down which for some critics say is a disastrous movie.

After the opening of "Man Down" with a cringe-worthy cliffhanger in which Gabriel rescues his kid from the bowels of some industrial warehouse, the movie begins to pinball through time. Hinging on conversation between Gabriel and an army counselor, "Man Down" unfolds like a retread of "Jacob's Ladder" that withholds even the basic information in the hopes of ginning up empty suspense.

As added by Movie Insider, his return home from Afghanistan is almost the same as the challenges and battles he has back in the war-torn country. He searches desperately for the whereabouts of his son and wife. This is the main plot of "Man Down."

Looks like the movie has a lot of twists and turns finding his family. "Man Down" may not be everyone's cup-of-tea. The movie happens to have good plot but in a way failed to intertwine all the misfortunes, challenges and pursuit to resolve the problem in finding the main character's movie.

However, it is important to note that every individual has different take on things, let alone views on a certain movie. This may have a disappointing review but there may be some who'd find this rather amusing and even relatable.

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