"During its scenes of aerial combat, RED TAILS offers swooping excitement from a pilot's eye view..."
USA Today - Claudia Puig (01/20/2012)
"In the end, it's the flashy action and innate inspirational elements that make a measure of impact here..."
Hollywood Reporter - Todd McCarthy (01/18/2012)
"RED TAILS is entertaining....The scenes of aerial combat are skillfully done and exciting."
Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert (01/18/2012)
"RED TAILS blends pyrotechnics and true-life underdog heroics in fictionalizing the story of the Tuskegee Airmen....It's a compelling story..."
Sight and Sound - Matthew Taylor (06/01/2012)
3 stars out of 5 -- "A rip-roaring, flag-waving, barnstorming comic-book adventure....The frenetic dogfights are some of the best-looking aerial action scenes since Lucas' original Saturday-matinee redux."
Total Film - Total Film Staff (07/01/2012)
"Even the lesser-known performers here, like the British actor Oyelowo, have some astonishing moments of grace..."
Movieline - Stephanie Zacharek (01/19/2012)