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The Alamo

2 Ratings: 2.0
Westerns movie directed by John Lee Hancock

Despite a troubled production history including a switch in directors, budget overruns, and delayed release dates,The Alamoturned out to be a remarkably intelligent mini-epic of corrective historical biography. Dispensing with the grandiose myth-making … see full wiki

Director: John Lee Hancock
2 reviews about The Alamo
review by . October 01, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
THE ALAMO suffered in its theatrical release because of the flap it received in the media, articles condemning its production history and personal swings at far too many people. Had all of those gossipy rumors not surfaced, perhaps the public might have been able to view this solid American history re-enactment for what it is - a well written, character driven, well acted blockbuster grand movie. Yes, it is lengthy, but the length itself helps communicate the intensity and inevitable failure of …
review by . April 13, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Some nice visuals and Thornton     Cons: Plodding story and boring action     The Bottom Line: Nothing great here, wait for the DVD     The classic siege of the Alamo comes to the big screen yet again this time with a mega-budget in “The Alamo”. The film stars Dennis Quaid as Sam Houston and Billy Bob Thornton as Congressman Davie Crockett and chronicles the events that would forever etch the name Alamo into American lore.   …
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