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[RC] real endurance is sitting through Hidalgo - Karen Sullivan

Well, don't read this if you haven't seen the movie and don't want to be poisoned by my negative remarks. Am I the only one that didn't like it, and hey, I really tried to go in with an open mind.. (and I liked Seabiscuit, despite the jockey being played by cutsey Tobey McGuire)
Keep in mind I am basically a critical, judgmental and cynical person.
I thought it was just awful.  Wish I had my $ back.  It was one far fetched preposterous thing after another. Had it been heavily promoted as something like "a tall tale about the imagined exploits of Frank T. Hopkins, it might have been easier to swallow.  I went more to see Vigo....and left the movie not liking even him!
Even keeping in mind that Disney movies are a predictable formula mix of violence and schmaltzy sentiment, I found it too violent.....
People who  the movie might offend:
-Me; on behalf of my extremely small portion of Native American blood on behalf of Native Americans
-Arab peoples
-me again, being the owner of a mustang, since the horse was not even played by a mustang, but a Paint horse..
-Anyone with the name "Davenport", as "Lady Davenport" in the movie was a scheming, evil  b%*th
-endurance riders for the depiction of that as endurance riding
-long riders (those who do extremely long distances i.e. Long Riders Guild)
-fans of Frank T. Hopkins since he was depicted as a drunken bum
Anyway, just horrific.  My 16 year old daughter though it equally dreadful.  Would rather do the 3,000 mile race than be forced to see the movie again
Karen (not even pms-ing, but old and grouchy)