Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk FILM REVIEW


Billy Lynn and Bravo Squad are the guests of honor at a football game in Ang Lee's BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK.

19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

** Stars

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Director: Ang Lee

Screenplay: Jean-Christophe Castelli based on the novel by Ben Fountain

Starring: Joe Alwyn, Garrett Hedlund, Vin Diesel, Chris Tucker, Steve Martin, Kristen Stewart

Rated R for language throughout, some war violence, sexual content, and brief drug use

Running Time: 1 hour 50 minutes

Rating Scale:

***** = Outstanding ****1/2 = Excellent **** = Very Good ***1/2 = Above Average

*** = Good **1/2 = Mediocre ** = Fair *1/2 = Poor * = Bad 1/2* = Abysmal

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