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Flyboys

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Flyboys

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
139 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/22/06
performer:
James Franco, Jean Reno, Martin Henderson
director:
Tony Bill
distributor:
MGM
author:
Blake T. Evans, Phil Sears, David S. Ward
genre:
Drama, ActionAdventure

We gave it a C-

Given that Wings and Hell’s Angels both came out more than 75 years ago, the time is ripe for another truly rousing WWI dogfight film. Next time, maybe. The air battles are so drippy with CG that, as a period piece, the movie almost looks like it’s set in the future.