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Critic slammed after calling “Lone Survivor” a ‘jingoistic snuff film’

Amy Nicholson, a film critic with LA Weekly, sparked controversy and anger from veterans after calling “Lone Survivor” a “jingoistic snuff film” that will “flop in Kabul,” Twitchy reported Thursday.

The movie tells the story of Navy SEALs fighting the Taliban in the mountainous Kunar province.  Only one SEAL, Marcus Luttrell, survived the battle.

Although Nicholson perfunctorily called the SEALs “heroes,” she spent most of the column deriding the film as “jingoistic” with an attitude of “brown people bad, American people good.”

Glenn Beck hammered Nicholson for her criticism, calling her a “vile, repugnant, and ignorant liar,” The Blaze said.

“I mean this sincerely – I will fly you first class,” Beck said, according to The Blaze. “I will put you up at the Four Seasons … You will dine on the finest possible food, and you will come in here and you will sit down and speak these words to Marcus Luttrell. If you have the balls to say what you just said to Marcus Luttrell and back it up, go for it.”

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If you haven’t seen the trailer for the film – here’s your chance to remedy that.

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