What really adds impact, though, is that none of the actors genuinely look like soldiers as much as civilians. They’re not out of shape, but they’re not muscular or quick on the draw, either.They don’t even look fit, which suggests how much the U. They’re clearly out of their territory, and it unfortunately shows in their personal sacrifices.Based on a true story of former Japanese-American internment camp dwellers who joined the U. Armed Forces to fight the Axis, the lack of interest in Only the Brave is baffling, in light of recent similar films, such as “Miracle at St. You’d figure “one of Pat Morita’s last movies”, or “featuring that guy from The Crow: Stairway to Heaven and that other guy from “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story”, might at least be good selling points for it; but the director had been forced to rely on WOM to boost interest in the movie.In fact, he had to accept set and costume donations from Universal Studios, just to be able to afford the production.While the actual production of “Only the Brave” is low-budget to the point that you can’t even discern what’s being said over the thick accents of the characters in certain scenes, the overall film is very ambitious.Taking place across different times, cities, and countries, there is plenty of attention to detail, when it comes to historical accuracy of outfits and weapons.But it is a positive endorsement of heroism through action, not just archetypes.
“Only the Brave” is definitely not a jingoistic or positive endorsement of war.Cannon is directing "Rhinoceros," which closes at Kennedy Theatre this weekend.Farmer's next show, "The Goat," opens at the Yellow Brick Theatre May 24. COM Off-duty police officers Chris Nutter, left, Mike Heller and Chris Bugarin were among the first to greet actress Gina Hiraizumi when she stopped by the O Lounge on Friday.Having to face segregation even before the war broke out, these Japanese-Americans do their best to make the most of their lives.However, in spite of being considered second-class, they still love their country enough to fight for it.