Let us compare two scenes. The first is from Hollywood blockbuster "American Sniper," which was based on real-life soldier Chris Kyle. The scene is of Kyle aiming his rifle at an Iraqi child and his mother in Baghdad because they were carrying explosives. Kyle pulls the trigger, in a scene that shows the mother and child as innately evil, and that killing them was necessary to protect the American homeland.
Hollywood invests to deliver an attractive image of the American military, and to present murder as a virtueDiana Moukalled