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  • Summary: Honor Flight is a documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Volunteers race against the clock to fly thousands of WWII veterans to Washington, DC to see the memorial constructed for them in 2004, nearly 60Honor Flight is a documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Volunteers race against the clock to fly thousands of WWII veterans to Washington, DC to see the memorial constructed for them in 2004, nearly 60 years after their epic struggle. Collapse
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
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  1. Reviewed by: Gary Goldstein
    Dec 7, 2012
    80
    They all share their amazing war stories and life memories with great humility and warmth.
  2. Reviewed by: Nick Pinkerton
    Dec 4, 2012
    70
    Greatest-generation stoicism meets gushing contemporary sentiment in Honor Flight.
  3. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    Dec 4, 2012
    60
    Few would fail to be touched by these stories, or by the sight of these men having generations of kids and grandkids gather to celebrate their accomplishment.
  4. Reviewed by: Neil Genzlinger
    Dec 7, 2012
    50
    The film might have made a decent end-of-broadcast segment on a newscast. But inflated to feature length and devoid of nuance or fresh insights, it just seems self-congratulatory - aren't we great for having done this for these old guys? - and exploitive.