Last Flag Flying ★★½

Yeah, it's great seeing Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, and Laurence Fishburne mixing it up as an odd trio of Vietnam vets. But I have to say that, in this case where the political inextricable intersects with the personal, co-writer/director Richard Linklater's attempt to convey this zen sense of humanity feels like, oh, what's the right word ... Compliance? Constraint? Conformity?