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Gods And Generals Review


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Clocking in at a whopping 3 hours and 30 minutes, Ronald F. Maxwell's unnecessarily bloated Gods and Generals isn't a movie, it's a mini-series, and a mediocre one at that. The director's dedication to the era is unquestionable, though Maxwell's undying love of everything blue and gray encourages him to include a glut of information in his prequel to Gettysburg.

Beginning in 1861, Generals chronicles the rise of the South's renowned Confederate leaders, spending most of its time on Robert E. Lee (Robert Duvall) and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (Stephen Lang). In fairness, the film also documents the climb to power of top Union brass Lt. Col. Joshua Chamberlain (Jeff Daniels), but Maxwell's focus remains south of the Mason-Dixon Line, his favorable bias towards the armies of Virginia apparent.

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