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July 28, 2011
November 28, 2010
awesome movie you have to see it.
June 27, 2010
Another excellent film from Clint Eastwood. Nelson Mandela is the newly elected president of a deeply divided South Africa and recognizes his main task is to try to unify separate races into one nation capable of solving its serious problems. Seeking a means to inspire the country to unite, he focus on the Rugby team's attempt to win the world cup, a near impossible task. He exerts his skilled
June 19, 2010
Not enough insight into politics (Do Americans know that Mandela was a Marxist?) Our young generation does not know anything about Apartheid. For Rugby fans: not enough rugby anyway (Do Americans know the game?) This movie is SO Hollywood: PREDICTABLE! We know they are going to win: why bother?
May 31, 2010
Hard to understand with the accient and I kept having problems with the sound. It was either to low or came blaring out in the next scene.
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It's an exciting sports movie, an inspiring tale of prejudice overcome and, above all, a fascinating study of political leadership. Full Review
Invictus, which features outstanding performances from both its lead actors, succeeds wonderfully on its simplest level, as a portrait of political genius. Full Review
Invictus, which is Latin for "unconquered," gives the poem several meanings in the context of the film. It also applies to Eastwood, who, as one of America's greatest storytellers, finds enthralling tales and fashions them with finesse and an indomitable spirit. Full Review
As a non-South African, I can't speak to the accuracy of the movie's racial politics, but they feel insultingly vague. Full Review
Eastwood has crafted something that works both as a sports drama and as an examination of the birth pains of the racially unified South Africa. Full Review