Sam Mendes' Jarhead opens today. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Peter Sarsgaard and Chris Cooper. Based on Anthony Swofford's book of the same name, it's the real life account of a Marine sharpshooter from boot camp to the First Gulf War and afterwards.
ILM is the main VFX provider under the supervision of Pablo Helman. The work includes the creation of military hardware, large scale armies and battles and the burning oil wells in Kuwait.