Brad Pitt Talks About The "Shitbox" Of America's Longest War

VIDEO: “Failure.” “Makes no sense.” “No end in sight.” BuzzFeed News hosted the War Machine filmmakers for an in-depth discussion on what the satirical comedy says about the US conflict now.

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<h1>Earlier this month, we hosted BuzzFeed News Presents <i>War Machine</i>, an event held at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York. A screening of the Netflix film — which is out today — was followed by an exclusive Q&amp;A with star and producer Brad Pitt.</h1>

Earlier this month, we hosted BuzzFeed News Presents War Machine, an event held at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York. A screening of the Netflix film — which is out today — was followed by an exclusive Q&amp;A with star and producer Brad Pitt.

Plan B Entertainment co-president Jeremy Kleiner, journalist Elise Jordan, and <i>War Machine</i> director David Mich&ocirc;d were also on-hand to talk about issues raised in the film.

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<h1>Jordan is also the widow of Michael Hastings, who wrote the non-fiction book <i>The Operators</i>, on which <i>War Machine</i> is based.</h1>

Jordan is also the widow of Michael Hastings, who wrote the non-fiction book The Operators, on which War Machine is based.

In the film, Scoot McNairy plays Rolling Stone journalist Sean Cullen, a character based on Hastings.

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<h1>NYU undergrads were invited to the event to observe the discussion, which was moderated by BuzzFeed News' national security reporter Nancy Youssef.</h1>

NYU undergrads were invited to the event to observe the discussion, which was moderated by BuzzFeed News' national security reporter Nancy Youssef.

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