Well, he went in with lowered expectations because of the lukewarm reviews, but he just found it preposterous that those men would go into enemy territory without any protection by real soldiers. Everyone except Clooney was miscast. The movie would have been better if they'd shown more of the investigations that led to the discoveries (like the mines), the detective work involved -- and I have to agree with him on that point. Horrible thought: he might have enjoyed it more if he hadn't read Edsel's book the movie is based on. I didn't read the book, so it was a case of ignorance is bliss for me.