Collee (McAdams), T.K. (Pena), and Cheever (Robbins) are three Iraq War vets who find their homecomings delayed when their flights out of a NYC airport are cancelled. So they road-trip it across the country, meeting a bevy of fellow-citizen stereotypes along the way, all with strong opinions, good and bad, about the war and vets. Stacked with too many trite coincidences and too much melodrama, but the performances of the three leads salvage an otherwise sappy road trip. Tries to be too many things and ends up being nothing special.
I know it’s an easy play on the title, but The Lucky Ones are the folks in the theater next door to Neil Burger’s heartfelt but deeply, deeply flawed drama about three Iraq soldiers on a bizarre road trip across America’s heartland. Despite a heart that’s clearly in the right ...Read More
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