A movie that gets the swaying power push of 1990s telemedia and technological communications (Americans' reliance on TV)
inside a satirical mockery of military conformity, military imperialism and Robert Heinlein's novel
that is also aesthetically, emotionally, thematically involved enough to rouse unironic war enthusiasts and sneaky, curious kids. A film for anybody, lol.
If I had my own Armond White Better-Than List for '97:
STARSHIP TROOPERS > Neil LaBute's obvious and absurdly homophobic nihilist satire IN THE COMPANY OF MEN