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Jon Huertas - Ubisoft's 'Rainbow Six Siege' launch party at Exchange LA - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 23rd November 2015

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Jon Huertas Wednesday 16th May 2012 Opening Night of the Play 'Chicago' at Pantages Theatre

Ned Vaughn, Amy Aquino and Jon Huertas - Ned Vaughn, Amy Aquino, Jon Huertas and guest Thursday 10th May 2012 Top Hollywood studios, Television networks, Talent agencies and Guilds come together for launch of new veterans campaign: 'Got Your 6' campaign

Ned Vaughn, Amy Aquino and Jon Huertas
Ned Vaughn, Amy Aquino and Jon Huertas
Ned Vaughn and Amy Aquino
Ned Vaughn and Amy Aquino
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Ned Vaughn

Jon Huertas Friday 5th October 2012 Battleship premiere at the NOKIA Theatre - arrivals at L.A. LIVE

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Jon Huertas

Jon Huertas Thursday 10th May 2012 Top Hollywood Studios, Television Networks, Talent Agencies and Guilds come together for launch of new veterans campaign 'Got Your Six' held at the SAG and AFTRA Headquarters

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Generation Kill Review


Excellent
In their seven-part Iraq War miniseries adaptation of Evan Wright's book Generation Kill, David Simon and Ed Burns roll up a quiverful of arrows to fire off at various topics, ranging from the rampaging adrenaline of young men at war to the supreme idiocy of the invasion itself. However, the bright and gleaming theme running through most of these hard-bitten episodes has the filmmakers illustrating an age-old military maxim: Soldiers are often much more likely to be killed by the decisions of their submoronic leadership than they are by actions undertaken by the enemy. When that enemy is as pathetic a force as Saddam's Republican Guard, and the American officer corps obsessed more with the idea of taking Baghdad at warp speed than properly clearing the territory they're pushing through (both points made time and again in this series), that maxim is even more true than usual.

Wright was a Rolling Stone reporter who somehow got himself embedded in the First Recon Marine unit that was frequently at the very point of the entire American military machine rolling into Iraq in 2003. In the capable hands of Simon and Burns, his story of these turbo-trained alpha-male hunter-killers becomes something unlike most any other film project about the war. It opens in the sands of Kuwait, with the platoons tussling in the sand like overgrown boys, primed with teeth-bared intensity to launch themselves at Saddam's forces; only, in the manner of Jarhead, that great battle never quite seems to come.

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Picking Up The Pieces Review


Bad
Normally, I'd say any movie that features Woody Allen as a homocidal maniac is okay in my book, if only Picking Up the Pieces didn't bore you to tears en route to the funny stuff, which consists solely of Allen's spare one-liners. The plot, involving a New Mexico community that rallies around Allen's dead wife's severed hand thanks to its miracle-granting powers, shows a ton of promise, but never delivers. Note to Alfonso Arau: more boobs.
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