Based on 29 Critics
  • What the filmmakers fail to recognize is that history on the page is quite different from what it needs to be onscreen, namely alive and visceral. show more

  • It may not be the worst war epic ever made - that probably would be "Battlefield Earth" -- but it's darn close to being an unqualified disaster of that magnitude. show more

  • Has the unfortunate effect of overtipping the dramatic scales in favor of the Southern generals and turning almost everybody into waxen idols who spout flowery rhetoric. show more

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