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DVD - 2008
"We open on a savage, chaotic battle in the 1800s. Soldiers are dying horribly all around. A man pleads with and attempts to patriotically rouse his leader. This leader – Ed Harris playing William Walker – then nonchalantly responds: “Don’t be so s..."
"A challenging, at times excessively violent (for this viewer) yet magnificent anti-war satire. It's a woefully underrated film. At the time of its release in late 1987, the then-head of Universal Pictures publicly condemned the movie (did Reagan's..."
DVD - 2017
"This movie was a rite of passage when it came out in 1986. I think I saw it three times at the movie theater upon its initial release. Watching The Criterion Collection DVD the other night I wondered what it was in the film that spoke to me back t..."