Tweeters Say 'Thumbs Up' for ‘Red Tails’Arrival; 'Thumbs Down' to Hollywood! (Updated w/ photos!!!)

Twitter is abuzz this week with a lot of online chatter in anticipation of this Friday’s premeire of George Lucas’ "Red Tails"--a movie about the courage and heroism of a unit of African American fighter pilots who in the face on their country’s own brand of racism helped to change the outcome of World War II. Read More

Let's first take a look at the movie trailer...


Of course, there was a lot of unbridled anticipation . . .

Nanita @Nanitabee

"We fight, we fight, we fight, we fight, WE FIGHT!" *tears* So excited for Friday. Even if it was my last $10 I still go see Red Tails(:

15/01/2012 11:43:30 WIB
Kalifornia Breeze @QueriousBreez

Can't wait to go see "Red Tails"!!! It's going to be good... I can feel it

15/01/2012 11:42:55 WIB
Jarvis @EducatedMindset

Who wanna go see "Red Tails" with me?

15/01/2012 11:43:27 WIB


A call for support...

junie b(lack lives matter) jones @amourtatyana

Red Tails is a film that is 20 years in the making...please everyone go out and support this film.

13/01/2012 06:28:13 WIB

So yea. PLEASE go support Red Tails when it comes out. Drag your white friends along too. The more money it makes the better.

16/01/2012 00:19:16 WIB
S. MeShae' @SdotMeesh

PSA: Everyone please go support George Lucas' Red Tails! Black History on the big screen.

15/01/2012 23:40:17 WIB
Ultimate Rap League @urltv

Random: URL Family Please Support "Red Tails" it Has such an impact on Future Urban film making/ Business!!! BUY A TICKET!!! No Bootleg

15/01/2012 00:27:33 WIB


The critics chimed in...

Bill Cosby @BillCosby

Take your family to "Red Tails". See how Americans fought for our country's freedom while protecting each other.

15/01/2012 04:47:55 WIB
🇭🇹🇯🇲 @_BasedMistress

If they made Red Tails look older, like actually set in its time I'd take it seriously. But it looks all up to date..I can't.

15/01/2012 11:42:53 WIB
Lord Beardington III @Shenanigan88

Just saw a trailer for the movie "Red Tails". Looks pretty legit.

15/01/2012 01:06:52 WIB


Maybe ignorant is a better word for these three tweets below ...

Bill So Hard @PimpBillClinton

Is Red Tails fictional? Because the black guy worried about fathers getting back to their children is confusing me.

15/01/2012 08:56:58 WIB
Gourmet Spud @gourmetspud

"What should we call this movie?" "How about Soul Plane?" "It's taken." "Alright, let's go with Red Tails..."

15/01/2012 05:22:07 WIB
Eric ☮️🏳️‍🌈 @trem2303

I'm not racist by saying red tails looks fucking stupid, am I?

15/01/2012 04:56:24 WIB


They must indeed have their say . . .

orlando @peedee71

So proud of my kids that they want to see the movie Red Tails that showcases a major and important part in African American history

15/01/2012 08:29:49 WIB
Terrall Thurman @Tthurm

I want see Red Tails I love black military history.

15/01/2012 08:55:09 WIB
ICU! @ave10K

@BillCosby absolutely i agree about seeing Red Tails. Folks should embrace this historical moment in past history. Especially w/ kids

15/01/2012 07:44:59 WIB
James E. Earl II @TheDUKEofEARL3

@EichEyeEich the real question is who knew red tails was about the tuskegee airmen ?

16/01/2012 02:35:54 WIB
JeanJak D'Ayiti @jeanjak

DYK only living member of Tuskegee Airmen is Haitian-born Raymond Cassagnol? Was 1 of handful of Haitians recruited for prgrm. RED TAILS?!

16/01/2012 00:16:17 WIB
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newcenturywoman @newcenturywoman 20/01/2012 06:13:26 WIB
Moviegoers step up the hype in anticipation of "Red Tails" opening on Friday! See>
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