...(Domenico) makes some indelible points from his character’s perspective.
The play shifts tone, radically at times, from heartwarming to gut-wrenching, all depending on what the character (Domenico) is remembering or trying to suppress. It is intense, thrilling and sometimes heart-breaking.
(Domenico’s) frustration comes from something even more insulting to him. The lack of respect he feels when he hears people talking about the Iraq War as “the war that was a mistake.”. There are many political pundits who might agree with that assertion, but to Sean, that doesn’t matter. ‘To hell with experts’ opinions. You mean I almost risked my life for nothing, for a mistake?’ Who wouldn’t be pissed to hear something like that?
The Foxhole Stories is off to a strong start and I want to know more about what is to come.
The story has a real feel to it, which might indicate that it was written by someone with a military background or at least, someone who is very passionate about the army and the movies of this genre. One could go as far as to say that it might remind them of Clint Eastwood’s movie ‘American Sniper’.