G. Sargent

"gsargent"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (3 of 3)
Location: Oklahoma City, OK USA
In My Own Words:
I live in Edmond, OK. My favorite books and movies are suspense, Action, Thrillers, James Bond and Westerns. I am also a Texas History buff and like anything relating to the Texas Revolution and the Texas Rangers.
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 494,704 - Total Helpful Votes: 3 of 3
The Alamo (Widescreen Edition) (2004) (Bilingual) <b>DVD</b> ~ Dennis Quaid
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Some Clarifications, July 16 2004
After reading some of the reviews, it is clear that some of you do not understand "The Alamo." First of all, it is NOT a REMAKE of the John Wayne version (Now fondly referred to as the WAYNEAMO). Even though the title is the same, it is in reference to the Shrine of Texasand the events that took place there, not a previous film. This movie stands on its own merit. Saying the Alamo is a remake of the Wayne version, is like saying that "Saving Private Ryan" is a remake of "The Longest Day" or "D-Day, the 6th of June." Another reviewer was trying to figure out Santa Anna's age. He was 42 to be exact. While this movie was as Hollywoodian as any true story, it is probably closer to the… Read more
Training Day (Widescreen) [Import] <b>DVD</b> ~ Denzel Washington
Training Day (Widescreen) [Import] DVD ~ Denzel Washington
3.0 out of 5 stars Denzel Had His "Day", April 19 2002
I avoided seeing "Training Day" in it's theatrical release, because the trailers did not impress me enough to spend the money to see it at the theater. I recently rented the DVD, and I was glad I waited. The quality of the DVD was very good in picture and sound. The movie itself was better than I expected, but not as good as it could have been. I was more impressed with the special features, especially the background on the making of the movie. This documentary was far more impressive in what the movie was all about than the movie itself.
Denzel certainly had his "Day" when he won the Oscar for his performance. But it was really not deserved compared to some… Read more
2.0 out of 5 stars A Poor Play on History, Jan. 19 2002
How do you film a movie about Texas in Canada? The town representing Brownsville, Tx was indeed filmed in Canada. The location scenery definitely proves that. Anyone familiar with the Brownsville area can see a total mis-representation. Why did the filmmakers not go to Bracketteville, TX to film. Bracketteville and the surrounding area is the home location to may great westerns; i.e.: The Alamo, Bandolero!, Lonesome Dove, Bad Girls, just to name a few. And the landscape is more appropriate to representing the Brownsville area. The movie took a lot of liberties with actual events, also. The movie was based on the book, "Taming the Nueces Strip" by George Durham as told to Clyde Wantland… Read more