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"Machine Gun Preacher" on Netflix...

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by vart, Apr 28, 2013.

  1. vart

    vart

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    Resisted watching it for a while since I don't find movies about African injustices very compelling.

    But it kept coming up on suggestions and it got pretty good reviews, so I caved...

    It was good. Actually pretty darn good with solid acting and based on a true story.

    Worth watching.
     
  2. FCastle88

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    I thought it was OK, nothing particularly special. To be frank, the main character came across as an a-hole to his wife and kid.
     

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    I saw it a while back. Actually quite good IMO.
     
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    I was right there with you Vart...

    And it is a good flick!

    I'll probably watch it again before too long...
     
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    Same for me but I watched it and it was good IMO.
    Unless your cold hearted or racist it is hard not to feel for those kids in Africa.
    They did not choose their race, birth country or parents anymore than any of us.
    They are victims of a horrible cruel world.
     
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    Yup, good movie indeed.
     
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    The real "Machine Gun Preacher" isn't quite the Hollywood hero he is made out to be. Never the less, the movie was interesting. There is a documentary on the guy if you want to know the real story.