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Last Flag Flying review – Richard Linklater's treacly trip goes nowhere

Bryan Cranston leads a spiritual sequel to The Last Detail that squanders its promise with a heartwarmer-by-numbers script

A sequel to Hal Ashby’s 1973 American new wave classic The Last Detail from the director of Boyhood? That should theoretically be something special. But what a bland and sugary texture there is to this very conservative, undemanding oldster roadtrip.

Related: Richard Linklater on Last Flag Flying: ‘We’re not meant to kill. We’re not cut out for it’

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