The Yellow Birds
Two young soldiers, Bartle (21) and Murph (18) navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of the older, troubled Sergeant Sterling. All the while, Bartle is tortured by a promise he made to Murph's mother before their deployment.
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May 29, 2018 There've been too many Iraq War films -- good, bad and indifferent -- to waste your time on one that's merely mediocre.Read in Source
June 13, 2018 Aims to be poetic and insular, but it's not a particularly compelling feature, slogging through the same old sights and sounds without inspiration to be anything more than disappointingly predictable.Read in Source
June 10, 2018 You may want for something to hold on to, but Tye Sheridan and Alden Ehrenreich slip through the fingers, both seeming uninterested and restless to move on to other projects.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
June 14, 2018 Making a late appearance in the Iraq War movie cycle, the impressively acted "The Yellow Birds" manages to leave an affecting mark even as it constantly struggles to find a distinctive voice of its own.Read in Source
January 23, 2017 The film seems chiefly informed by other movies; the generic combat scenes are staged with the same shaky handheld "urgency" as every other Iraq War picture, while the characters have no psychology beyond the usual innocence-lost arc.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
January 23, 2017 "The Yellow Birds" ... takes the form of a detective story, albeit one in which the mystery is as drearily protracted as it is ultimately unpersuasive.Read in Source
National Newspaper Publishers Association
June 11, 2018 What you see and hear will haunt you. Despite all the strong elements, a somber mood is what you will take away.Read in Source
New York Times
June 14, 2018 Watch it once, and you could come away a little underwhelmed; watch it twice, and you begin to suspect that its almost humdrum rhythms are exactly the point.Read in Source
June 15, 2018 "The Yellow Birds" is a difficult film that hammers home its point that war is a living hell that extends far beyond the battlefield.Read in Source
January 25, 2017 It's not only that The Yellow Birds doesn't have anything new to say, but that it's playing movie karaoke with other, better war movies.Read in Source
June 10, 2018 An unsettling exploration of two young adults broken by their traumatizing experiences out in the fieldRead in Source
Mark Reviews Movies
June 14, 2018 The familiarity of this story ... certainly doesn't help in combination with Lowery, Porto, and director Alexandre Moors' non-specific approach to the material.Read in Source
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