DiCaprio is terrific, but he can't save this lecture from the shame of using Africa as a vehicle for another white man's redemption. show more
Director Edward Zwick tried to make a great movie, but somewhere in the process he forgot to make a good one. show more
Thanks to the redundancy, though, Blood Diamond is dramatically diffuse, and at least 30 minutes too long. Thanks to Mr. DiCaprio's raffishly dashing soldier of fortune, the movie is worth watching all the same. show more
August 06, 2008 sm05139
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Excellent movie. This brings to light so many of the injustices seen by the people of Africa. The portrayal of child soldiers is sad, but true. I would recommend this movie to anyone who wants to be enlightened by the goings on and abuse of the African people.