Call it "intuition," call it a "gut feeling"—either way the U.S. Office of Naval Research wants to train soldiers to harness their inner-Spidey Sense and improve their chances of getting out of battle alive and intact.
Here are two clips from the series where you can actually hear Jon Ronson explaining what's going on. The documentary aired on Channel 4 in Britain and was made up of three parts, "The Men Who Stare at Goats", "Funny Torture" and "Psychic Footsoldiers." Above is a clip of a man claiming to have stared down a goat, and…
The Men Who Stare At Goats is about warrior-monks with psychic powers, who call themselves Jedis over and over again. But the movie's structure also echoes the original Star Wars trilogy, and it's full of fun Lucas riffs. Spoilers below...
When Jim Channon authored the First Earth Battalion manual, he was hoping to bring warfare into a more humane, modern age. In a new series of columns, he talks about the film and why harnessing the paranormal is so important.
In this exclusive clip from The Men Who Stare At Goats, Jeff Bridges is a new-age guru schooling the Army in psychic warfare. Based on one journalist's account of a real military project, this flick is destined for cult status.
Don't press the button! Don't press the but- Oh. Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly gathers James Marsden and Cameron Diaz for this uber-Twilight Zone story about a mysterious stranger who offers the end to a couple's woes as long as they agree to press a button on a box... that'll kill a…
The days are already getting shorter and colder, which sounds like the ideal time to start considering spending evenings at your local multiplex, taking advantage of comfy chairs and large screens. But what movies should you see? Here's our guide.
The Men Who Stare At Goats features a long-haired drugged-out Jeff Bridges, men trying to run through walls, and hot mustached Clooney-on-goat action. The film, inspired by the military's secret psychic experiments, actually looks pretty hilarious.