LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA (Clint Eastwood, 2006)

A soporific mess, Clint Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers (2006) does not prepare one for the high quality of its purported companion-piece, Letters from Iwo Jima, Eastwood’s more incisive study, this time of the Japanese side of World War II, as a group of combatants, armored in national pride and fueled by their lost cause, […]