Behind the Curtain: The September Newspaper Movie of the Month

Updated 9/7/2021 8:23 PM

'Men Who Stare at Goats'

Ewan McGregor plays an earnest but naive reporter for the Ann Arbor Daily Telegram in this 2009 satire about a fictional psychic "New Earth Army." George Clooney and Jeff Bridges are charming in their roles as the paranormal experts who make clouds part and goats collapse. The movie is based on a nonfiction book from 2004 by the same name, written by Jon Ronson. The movie's available on Blu-ray and DVD and on several streaming platform.

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