Deborah Ross

Fury: the men blow stuff up, then Brad Pitt takes his top off

Deborah Ross found only one scene of any complexity

Fury is a second world war drama that plays with us viscerally and unsparingly — I think I saw a head being blown off; I think I saw a sliced-off face, flopping about — but is still just another second world war drama. That is, Americans good, Nazis bad, and a man doesn’t become a man until he has abandoned all mercy and learned how to kill.

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