‘Love and Honor’ tries to honor the past

Teresa Palmer and Liam Hemsworth in 'Love and Honor'
Teresa Palmer and Liam Hemsworth in ‘Love and Honor’

[rating=3]Starring:  Liam Hemsworth, Teresa Palmer, Aimee Teegarden, Austin Stowell, Chris Lowell, Max Adler, Delvon Roe and Claire Richards
Writer(s):  Jim Burnstein and Garrett K. Schiff
Director(s):  Danny Mooney

In 1969 Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon, while here on Earth, dozens (maybe hundreds) of U.S. soldiers in Vietnam got so-called “Dear John” letters from their girlfriends back home.  They’re called Dear John letters because during WWII, most letters from the girl back home began “My dearest Johnny” or “My darling” or something equally affectionate and sugar-coated.  When a letter started with the terse “Dear John”, soldiers knew it was bad news.

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