Letters from Iwo Jima Reviews

May 25, 2011
Chris Wood
CHUD
February 27, 2009
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Cynthia Fuchs
Common Sense Media
July 24, 2008
Eastwood offers a profound perspective on WWII.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5

BlackFilm.com
November 17, 2007

ComingSoon.net
August 4, 2007

Exclaim!
August 3, 2007
James O'Ehley
iAfrica.com
July 25, 2007
Telling the story of the famous WWII battle from a Japanese perspective, Clint Eastwood's Letters from Iwo Jima is a companion piece to his own Flags of our Fathers. And, to a certain degree, it's a better film.

CinemaZone.dk
July 21, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/6

Empire Magazine
July 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review
July 11, 2007
Warner's two-disc set offers up several excellent features ...

BBC.com
July 10, 2007
June 23, 2007
I have to ask myself: If "Flags of our Fathers" was supposed to be an indictment of the media for helping the Iraq war along, then is this film comparing the Japanese that bombed us at Pearl Harbor to the Fundamentalist Muslims that attacked the Trade Cen
Full Review | Original Score: C
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 20, 2007
Along with Eastwood's comments, talking among other things about the difference between US and Japanese soldiers, the special edition contains A&E's excellent docu, Heroes of Iwo Jima, narrated by Gene Hackman, about the photograph and its aftermath.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Bill Gibron
DVD Verdict
June 8, 2007
As a wise man once said, the best way to prevent war is to learn how lucky one was to survive it. Letters from Iwo Jima finally provides that inspiring insight.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Rusty White
Entertainment Insiders
June 2, 2007

Movies for Guys
June 2, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

DVD Beaver
May 31, 2007
Kam Williams
EURWeb
May 30, 2007
A Japanese war flick comprised of contrasting character portraits of soldiers torn between dying with honor and the very human instinct of self-preservation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Ivana Redwine
homevideo.about.com
May 24, 2007

Reel.com
May 23, 2007
| Original Score: 3/4
Preston Jones
DVDTalk.com
May 23, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Mark Zimmer
digitallyOBSESSED.com
May 23, 2007
May 23, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Peter Brown
iF Magazine
May 22, 2007
The second disc on the DVD includes two great featurettes one on the characters in the film and the other a look at how Eastwood made the film happen with the key players involved and directing a cast in a foreign language.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio
May 22, 2007
Ventures the idea that the World War II Japanese foot soldier, rather than the exoticized and deeply insane racial stereotype, may in many cases have not wished to fight in a war at all.
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
May 21, 2007
On both sides we see men acting as savages, true, but mostly we see men who would rather be home in bed. (HD-DVD and DVD Combo Format)
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10

Dvdrama
May 21, 2007

dvdmg.com
May 16, 2007
Oliver Korioth
Dvd-Dweeb.com
May 16, 2007