Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura talks to reporters at the Warren E. Burger Federal Building and United States Courthouse after a defamation hearing, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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Supreme Court Shoots Down Jesse Ventura’s Appeal In $1.8 Million ‘American Sniper’ Verdict
Jesse Ventura’s bid to reinstate a $1.8 million verdict against the Chris Kyle estate was swatted down by the Supreme Court.
A YouTube screenshot of the trailer for the World War II drama “Fury” starring Brad Pitt.
Entertainment
Dear Hollywood, Stop Making Movies About World War II
We’ve overdone it on World War II movies and now we’re just rinsing and repeating the same tired narrative.
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Family & Relationships
Chris Kyle’s Widow Discusses Life 3 Years After His Death
Taya Kyle was married to “American Sniper” Chris Kyle. Here’s how she is doing three years after his death.
In this April 6, 2012, photo, former Navy SEAL and author of the book “American Sniper” poses in Midlothian, Texas.
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The 15-Foot Memorial Statue For Chris Kyle Is Set To Be Unveiled
After a year-long effort, Chris Kyle’s memorial statue will be unveiled near his birthplace in West Texas.
A photo composite shows Chris Kyle, left, former Navy SEAL and author of the book “American Sniper,” and former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, right.
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Court Overturns Verdict In ‘American Sniper’ Defamation Case
An appeals court threw out the $1.8 million award to Jesse Ventura and ordered a retrial in the “American Sniper” defamation case.
In this April 6, 2012, photo, former Navy SEAL and author of the book “American Sniper” poses in Midlothian, Texas.
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Navy Investigating Whether Chris Kyle Misrepresented His Combat Awards
The probe comes in the wake of an investigation that highlights Navy personnel documents showing Kyle earned only one Silver Star and three Bronze Stars.
Screengrab from YouTube trailer for the movie “Platoon.”
Entertainment
These Are The 3 Battle Scenes Hollywood Actually Got Right
It’s easy to spot a bad battle scene in a war movie, but finding a good one can be tough, so we asked an expert.
Screen grab from 'American Sniper' trailer.
Entertainment
A Hollywood Military Advisor Explains How Veterans Can Break Into Show Biz
Task & Purpose interviews James D. Dever, a former Recon Marine, about his career as a military advisor in Los Angeles.
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Entertainment
As A Former Embassy Guard, Here’s What I Know ‘13 Hours’ Got Wrong
A former Marine embassy guard reviews new movie, “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.”
Bradley Coopers portrays Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle in the new film "American Sniper."
Entertainment
Why Hollywood Screws Up Its Portrayals Of The Military
The Hollywood inaccuracies that veterans hate so much are not so easily avoided.