Saturday, May 26, 2012

Flags of our fathers

  • Clint Eastwoods adaptation of the non-fiction book Flags of Our Fathers concerns the lives of the men in the famous picture of soldiers raising the American flag over Iwo Jima during that historic WWII battle.
  • (amc)
  • Ed Nemec takes great pride in looking at Riverside Cemetery after it's been prepared for Black River Falls' annual Memorial Day service.
  • (La Crosse Tribune)
  • This annual four-day programming features classic war movies including Patton, The Dirty Dozen, Midway, and, for the first time together, Clint Eastwood's Flags of our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima, among many others.
  • (Monsters and Critics)
  • "Flags of Our Fathers" 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., AMC (2006) Clint Eastwood directs this dramatic telling of the life stories of six men who raised the flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. "The Sum of All Fears" 7 p.m.
  • (Omaha World-Herald)
  • (2hrs. 30mins.) (39) Parnell Clark Gable. Irish politician has Victorian affair with married woman. (2hrs.) (43) Flags of Our Fathers Ryan Phillippe. The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima become heroes. (3hrs.) (54) Hoodwinked! Voices of Anne Hathaway.
  • (Regina Leader-Post)
  • Tom Brokaw will host War Heroes Weekend on AMC. Tonights slate includes Clint Eastwoods Flags of Our Fathers and Letters From Iwo Jima, which will be shown back to back beginning at 8 p.m Saturday night.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • When it comes to holiday weekends, the TV question is: Which channels aren't having massive marathons? We can't include them all anymore — there are just too many.
  • (Bend Bulletin)
  • 30 a.m. to 6 a.m.
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  • Catch a new episode Sunday (9 p.m., CBS). • Hosted by Tom Brokaw, AMC's Memorial Day War Heroes Weekend includes director Clint Eastwood's bookend 2006 movies "Flags of Our Fathers" (7 p.m.

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