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By Donald Lambro
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Mike "Mouse" Mccoy
With its stunning opening-weekend performance, has "Act of Valor" awakened a sleeping giant — a latent, self-activating Red America movie market capable of supporting the production of new movies imbued with old values?
Finally — the "anti-Hollywood" war movie. That's what co-directors Mike "Mouse" McCoy and Scott Waugh call "Act of Valor," a soldier's soldiering film that follows a team of Navy SEALs on a series of missions based on actual post-9/11 operations. The film opens Friday.
Navy SEALs never expected the film "Act of Valor," starring real, active-duty Navy SEALs, to be this big.
'Let's really look at the world, and the men and women serving right now.'
"They've been so misrepresented as characters," Mr. McCoy said.