Flyboys (12A)

This film is billed as the first world war one aviation film in over 30 years.

This film is billed as the first world war one aviation film in over 30 years.

And if that isn't enough to get you racing to the box office, Tony Bill's drama is inspired by the epic, courageous tale of the young American men who would become known as the legendary Lafayette Escadrille.

They were ordinary boys who volunteered for the French military before the US entered the war.

In becoming America's first fighter pilots, they became heroes.

James Franco is among the stars as the big screen portrays the thrill and danger of the aerial dogfights that played such an integral role in the Allied resistance.

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