Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Soar into the sun (R2B: 리턴투베이스) (2012)

In the Korean peninsula, the Cold War never ended. That makes this Korean retread of Top Gun and Iron Eagles strangely appropriate despite how the rest of the world has moved on.

Rain plays: the rookie genius fighter pilot who... Well, you know the rest of the story already.

Watch for: an unironic third act which has men saluting each other, saluting into the sun, saluting at fighter planes, and crying manly tears as they carry out a final mission.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 17 October 2012.

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