The movie "American Sniper" is a box-office smash, but it’s also become a flash point for media controversy. Some journalists are questioning the character of the movie’s hero, former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who’s now deceased, while others say those questions are out of bounds.

Adam Reilly is a reporter for WGBH News. 

Joshua Benton is the director of the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University.

Dante Ramos is a columnist at the Boston Globe. 

Dan Kennedy is an associate professor at Northeastern University.