Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|The Trial of Billy Jack|
Actors: Lynn Baker, Michael Bolland, Sandra Ego, Gus Greymountain, Bong Soo Han
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama
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Is One Star the Lowest I Can Give This?
David Burdette | Gainesville, FL USA | 02/12/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)
"Long. Slow. Preachy. Slow. Pretentious. Slow. Boring. Slow. Badly Acted. Slow. Badly Written. Slow. Badly Directed. Slow. Badly Edited. Slow. Trite. Slow. Did I mention "Slow"?"
For Billy Jack Fans-Not History Buffs
Atreides | Pittsburgh,Pa | 05/26/2008
(3 out of 5 stars)
"I remember seeing this film eagerly after having seen the movie "Billy Jack" a year before....at that time I was thirteen and found the movie
entertaining at times, but disappointing, just too "heavy" on politics and paranoia. At that time, all I wanted was more action, more of "Billy", and the martial arts...If I didn't like the character, "Billy Jack" so much...I'd have probably not given the film much thought.
Over 30 years later I still like the character, and now have a more sentimental attachment to the films.
I don't think I ever considered the "historic accuracy"...I never took the movies as seriously as people seem to do today. To me, I was watching another Billy Jack movie. I liked the series of Billy Jack films in all their schlockiness and don't care much about "historic accuracy" or
over analyzing....There are just some films out there you can't take seriously, I know Tom Laughlin did then and does, but I don't care.
If you saw the films as a youth as I did, and liked them, this film is for you, otherwise leave it alone."