Format DVD, Videodisc But, very much like the film, Gone With The Wind, this film as gone down a rabbit hole of fiction. This movie is an exception. Gods and Generals portrays the cruel subjugation of slavery as the silly imaginings of Abe Lincoln. Gods & Generals is 4hrs 40mins long making it a longer feature than Gone with the Wind so you may need to watch it in parts (of which the film is sectioned into parts). s_medPG13 PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned), Multiple Formats, AC-3, Blu-ray, Director's Cut, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen, Jeff Daniels, Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall, Mira Sorvino, Kevin Conway, Ted Turner, Ronald F. Maxwell, Robert Katz, Robert Rehme, Moctesuma Esparza. Gods and Generals: Extended Director's Cut (Blu-ray). Sold by Media Discounts and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 17, 2013. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or in-store pick-up. Quantity: 4 available / 60 sold / See feedback. And the battle of Antietam is now included along with the fateful clashes at Manassas, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. That book has the battle of Gettysburg as its centerpiece, and this book ... Read full review, Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features, "BRILLIANT DOES NOT EVEN BEGIN TO DESCRIBE THE SHAARA GIFT. But Union commander George McClellan captured Lee's plans; for once in his life he moved quickly to pin the Confederates down in the fields around the town of Sharpsburg, by Antietam Creek. Stephen Lang's captivating performance as Stonewall Jackson is a pleasure to watch. THANK GODS AND GENERALS THAT IT WAS PASSED FROM FATHER TO SON.". Gods and Generals: Antietam/Sharpsburg After Lee's victory at Bull Run, he took his men on a march into Maryland, drawing the Union army out of Virginia. It is the very words that came from Lincoln's Gettysburg Address that reminds us that this was a war to make the United States truly 'the land of the FREE', and we must make it our sacred duty as an American to never forget the bloodshed and the cost that was made. William Sanderson as Major General A.P. Below I have posted a link to a clip of the fighting at Antietam which, although filmed for the movie, did not make the theatrical version released a few years ago. I ignore the critics who poorly discredited this film, they simply don't understand how those years of fighting over 150 years back, changed our nation forever. Amazon's Choice recommends highly rated and well-priced products. A modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, SuperSummary offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. But the big news for Gods and Generals fans, and Civil War aficionados in general, is the inclusion of a full hour's worth of previously unseen footage, bringing the total running time to a hefty 280 minutes. He grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, and graduated from Florida State University. "BRILLIANT DOES NOT EVEN BEGIN TO DESCRIBE THE SHAARA GIFT. While Not Politically Correct, It Is Undoubtedly Historically Correct - Well Acted & Protrayed - Worth Watching Several Times, Reviewed in the United States on November 6, 2017. Stephen Lang as Lieutenant General Stonewall Jackson. Granted it is not bogged down in detail like Ken Burns' award winning Civil War documentary, but this is as authentic as you're going to get for an entertaining historical Civil War film. Harrison Hall was General Robert E. Lee’s headquarters September 4-5, 1862, during the Antietam Campaign, and was the scene of a council of war with Lee and his generals. When I studied history in the 60s at a very politically liberal university, I was fortunate to have professors who required me to research sources written by participants during the period reported on. Ben-Hur: Ultimate Collector's Edition (1959). W. Morgan Sheppard as Major General Isaac R. Trimble. I got my money’s worth here, as the optics are phenomenal. The cinematography is very good (a big step up from the first film- Gettysburg). Having "General Jackson" as title could have justified better its content, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 21, 2009. . It makes itself a reminder that instead of holding grudges for what has happened in the past. Shop Gods and Generals [Director's Cut] [2 Discs] [Blu-ray] [2003] at Best Buy. Gods and Generals is a novel which serves as a prequel to Michael Shaara's 1974 Pulitzer Prize-winning work about the Battle of Gettysburg, The Killer Angels.Written by Jeffrey Shaara after his father Michael's death in 1988, the novel relates events from 1858 through 1863 during the American Civil War, ending just as the two armies march toward Gettysburg. * ONE STAR, because this epic film portrays black slaves as being pleased as plum pudding to be down home on the plantation where good ole times are not forgotten. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. I just couldn't work up any empathy with any of the characters and I didn't like Jackson, he got on my nerves. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Item Information. There is no mention of the senseless slaughter at Shiloh or the long siege of Vicksburg that ended up badly for the Confederates potentially costing them the war more so than the outcome of Gettysburg. Reviewed in the United States on May 1, 2019. I felt like I was in a time machine! Gods and Generals: A Novel of the Civil War. Gettysburg [DVD] [1993] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC], Gettysburg / Gods and Generals (Limited Collector's Edition) [Blu-ray], Lincoln (Four Disc Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy), Zulu (50th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] [Region Free], Das Boot (Two-Disc Collector’s Set) [Blu-ray]. These films seem to me like the next best thing to actually standing by and watching this history unfold. With Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall, Jeff Daniels, Donzaleigh Abernathy. Also Gettysburg is less biased. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Mostly good. 'AN OFTEN MOVING ACCOUNT OF SOME OF THE EVENTS DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE 'AMERICAN CIVIL-WAR', Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 28, 2017, This should have been the first in the trilogy however the much acclaimed 'Gettysburg' which actually, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 13, 2010, Having seen Gettysburg first I expected Gods and Generals to be something embodying the entire civil war battles , characters and spirit . The critics hated the film because of various reasons, including the excessive length of the film. Shaara brilliantly charts the war, the exploits of the combatants and their motivations. 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