over 6 years
War tale given then Commando Comics treatment. Remarkable for the true stories underneath
Very good and natural looking CGI. Great fight scenes but bad acting...
over 7 years
Natural story material with great aerial visuals wasted on poor drama.
almost 8 years
Too much fighting, not enough good acting.
the dogfighting is pretty cool, but the dialog and acting may make you vomit.
Red Tails is an upcoming 2012 action drama film directed by Anthony Hemingway, from a screenplay by John Ridley and Aaron McGruder. The story, written by Ridley, is inspired by true events. George Lucas serves as the executive producer for the project. It is based on the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African-American combat pilots during World War II, and is the first Lucasfilm production since Radioland Murders (1994) not associated with the Indiana Jones or Star Wars franchises. This movie stars Cuba Gooding, Jr., who previously starred in another movie title based on The Red Tails called The Tuskegee Airmen on HBO.
World War II rages and the fate of the free world hangs in the balance. Meanwhile the black pilots of the experimental Tuskegee training program are courageously waging two wars at once -- one against enemies overseas, and the other against discrimination back home and within the military. Racial prejudices have long held ace airman Martin "Easy" Julian (Nate Parker) and...