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Flags of Our Fathers Reviews

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Burl Burlingame
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Possibly the richest testament Hollywood has yet made about the paroxysm of World War II ... an astounding movie on every level, not the least of which is its common humanity.

Full Review Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Original Score: 4/4

July 5, 2011
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Sequences fade into the pack and make it difficult to differentiate one player from the others, much less remember them after the lights go up.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

October 4, 2009
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A human-sized contemplation of propaganda and fame

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 28, 2009
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

The film strives mightily to make some sort of affecting emotional epic about a bit of history that it itself acknowledges is actually footnote-worthy.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 2/4

February 12, 2009
Ed Gonzalez
House Next Door

The film is confirmation of Paul Haggis's predilection for exploitation and easy sentimentality.

Full Review Source: House Next Door

July 16, 2008
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Eastwood's two-film project is one of the most visionary of all efforts to depict the reality and meaning of battle.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

November 30, 2007
Rob Humanick
Stranger Song

Witness to a great director's vision being slowly strangled by the work of a hired hack.

Full Review Source: Stranger Song

July 3, 2007
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

Reminds us of the great damage that can be done to society's most vulnerable by those blustering war mongers who are so very far away from the combat they are inciting.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 73/100

June 18, 2007
Anton Bitel
musicOMH.com

carefully dismantling one heroic archetype only to replace it with another, more nuanced one

Full Review Source: musicOMH.com | Original Score: 4/5

June 15, 2007
Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic

A pretty darn good, but not completely great, war movie that pays overdue homage to the WWII veterans who never made it home.

Full Review Source: DVD Clinic | Original Score: 4/5

May 25, 2007

A quest to find the humanity behind the imagery of Iwo Jima that never gets beneath the skin to the real men who became heroes with a single camera shot.

Full Review Source: UGO

March 24, 2007
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...entertaining yet strangely forgettable...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

March 10, 2007
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Una fuerte y conmovedora película de guerra que es todo un alegato contra la irracionalidad, sobre todo la de los gobernantes que mezclan heroísmo con propaganda. Una nueva culminación de Clint Eastwood como director.

Full Review Source: Uruguay Total | Original Score: 4/5

February 12, 2007
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Apesar do tom de importância que empresta a si mesma, A Conquista da Honra é uma empreitada apenas razoável.

| Original Score: 3/5

February 3, 2007
Luis Martinez
Cinenganos

No hay tal cosa como los héroes...

Full Review Source: Cinenganos | Original Score: 3.5/5

January 27, 2007
Uri Lessing
eFilmCritic.com

Writers William Broyles Jr. and Paul Haggis believe that they are contrasting the men's lives with their heroic image. Sadly, what they present to the viewer is yet another fabricated image, and one that is equally false.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

January 13, 2007
Ted Murphy
Murphy's Movie Reviews

Who would have thought that Clint Eastwood would emerge as one of the best and most interesting filmmakers of the early 21st Century? Given his track record, I certainly wouldn't have. But with FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS he has made a superb, if uneven, film.

Full Review Source: Murphy's Movie Reviews | Original Score: B+

January 11, 2007
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

The film as a whole is missing something, with much of the problem lying with the cast -- including Barry Pepper, Jamie Bell and Adam Beach -- who are seriously bland.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

January 2, 2007
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Flags of Our Fathers is touched by greatness. It argues that soldiers may go into battle for country and glory but they always end up fighting for the survival of themselves and their comrades.

Full Review Source: Guardian

December 30, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Here, the feelings run very deep, and dark as dried blood, with Clint aware that some things don't need to be said and others shouldn't be shown.

Full Review Source: Time Out

December 30, 2006
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