I really don’t care much for movies based on historical events, save perhaps for their entertainment value. And, just so we’re clear, I care even less when the history being presented is preceded by the monikers U.S. or American. Both tend to contain just a tad bit of jaundice to this discerning eye.
I’m not saying I dislike history. Mel Brooks’ History of the World is one of my personal faves and should go down in history as one of the all time best.
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