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9
Jul

Mike Scotti talks Severe Clear on “Last Call with Carson Daly”

Mike Scotti talks Severe Clear on “Last Call with Carson Daly”

9
Jun

NBC – Severe Clear First Look

NBC Los Angeles’ coverage of SEVERE CLEAR First Look: Severe Clear A soldier’s look at the war in Iraq. His own words. His own videos. His own experience.

28
May

CNN International – “Marine Captures what Journalists Don’t”

Mike Scotti talks about SEVERE CLEAR on CNN International A Marine who documented his time in Iraq shares his story through a new documentary. CNN’s Katie Walmsley reports.

28
May

Living Media – “Mike Scotti: From the Front Line to the Screen”

Mike Scotti turns his Iraq experience into a documentary For decades filmmakers have tried to capture the essence of war on screen. From All Quiet on the Western Front in 1930 to Platoon and Full Metal Jacket in the 1980s to 2009 Academy Award Best Picture winner, The Hurt Locker. While intense battle scenes try […]

24
May

CBS – Mike Scotti and Kristian Fraga Interview

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24
May

Transitioning Veteran – Review

Severe Clear is a movie made by a LT of the Marine Core, showing real footage of the Iraq war in 2003. First Lieutenant Mike Scotti records the trials the members of the 1st. Battalion, 4th Marines and himself go through as they push forward for Baghdad in the beginning of the Iraq war. I […]

24
May

Video Views – Review

Based on the memoir by First Lieutenant Mike Scotti as well as video footage shot by him and other members of 1st Battalion, 4th Marines on the outset of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Directed by Kristian Fraga (“Anytown, USA”) and featuring a original score by Cliff Martinez (“Traffic”, “Narc”, “Solaris”) the film offers an […]

21
May

Severe Clear on the Leonard Lopate Show

Severe Clear on the Leonard Lopate Show

21
May

Sergio Leone and the Infield Fly Rule – Review

THE COMPLEX AND CLARITY OR SEVERE CLEAR One could, I suppose, be forgiven for expecting that a documentary on the Iraq war composed entirely of video footage shot by soldiers directly involved in the long, slow roll toward Baghdad would more often than not resemble the unholy mess of the war itself, given that a […]

21
May

Boxoffice Magazine – Review

The complications of war and the conundrum of media but heads in Severe Clear by Sara Schieron A documentary made from footage taken during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Severe Clear offers a Marine level view of Operation Iraqi Freedom, but its first person account brings with it some complications. First Lieutenant Mike Scotti shot […]