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|Although I *did* like GaG's and have it on DVD, I don't watch it as often as I do Gettysburg (which I watch each summer on the anniversary of the battle). It *was* a bit too long and focused too much on the Secessesh side as many of you have already said. And I too found Jackson's preoccupation w/the little girl a bit wearing, as was the concentration on 'down-time' between battles. I personally would have preferred to see the Battle of Antietam, which I understand hit the cutting room floor in it's entirety (too bad), instead of the Jackson/Little girl stuff. When I go see a war movie, whether it be about the CW, WWII or Vietnam, I want to see the WAR, not the stuff in between. That stuff is fine, but should be at a minimum.
All that aside, I would still love to see The Last Full Measure filmed, whether by Maxwell or some other capable director (imagine what Spielberg would do w/it). If it has to be a made for cable movie fine, after all that's what Gettysburg was originally if I'm not mistaken. And Andersonville, though a very bleak film, is brilliant and it too was a made for cable flick so bring it on Ted Turner. Get a new director and go back to the tube. Let's see this triology completed, and let's do it soon because I'd like to see as many of the original actor's back in their roles and they are getting OLD fast!