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Subject:  Re: Gods and Generals Date:  2/21/2003  3:16 PM
Author:  Jacketfan Number:  26033 of 65409

and even those had reservations, the biggest being the blatant pro-Confederacy message of the movie.

Somehow I doubt it can be that pro-Confederacy. Just making the Southern characters into cheesy, sterotypical gentlemen wouldn't qualify in my book. Makes for a bad movie of course, but hardly pro-Confederacy.

And as to the comment I saw about "Someone needs to tell Maxwell the South lost the war:" That reviewer is an idiot. This movie takes place BEFORE Gettysburg, and back then the Confederate forces did quite well for themselves.

On a side note, has anyone read the book by Jeff Shaara? I didn't, but I did read his two-part story of the American Revolution and I thought it was outstanding.

- Tom

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