Tim Hetherington earned an Oscar nomination last year for Restrepo, his harrowing, front-line documentary about an Army platoon mired in a deadly Afghanistan valley. The picture is named for medic Juan "Doc" Restrepo, a Pembroke Pines native whose death during a firefight inspires the rest of the ... More >>
An Arizona Cardinals player's death in Afghanistan was spun into a recruiting tool.
Juan "Doc" Restrepo, a 20-year-old Army medic from Pembroke Pines, appears only twice in the new documentary bearing his name. On a train in Italy, he mugs for the camera. South Beach shades cover his eyes, and a huge grin spreads across his face."Tune in next time, where we're still going to be ... More >>
A still from Sebastian Junger's doc Restrepo about the frontlines in Afghanistan. What's free in the 305 this week? With the exception of one World-Cup-themed film, it's the week of testosterone-fueled book readings. There's a cranky British intellectual, a suave racecar driver, an embedded journ ... More >>
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