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    Default Secretariat: Disney Blows it -- Again!

    ..."Secretariat" is a typical Walt Disney Co. production, a calculated contrivance of a crowd-pleaser, and may well prove a success on those terms. As an exercise in documenting and retelling a true story, however, it is extremely disappointing – not only for multiple deviations from the truth, which will annoy racetrackers and the sport’s historians, but also because those deviations combine to produce an ultimately misleading portrait of what made Secretariat so special...
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    OMG, there is no way the movie can be as stupid as the reviewers. Seriously, Disney isn't in the documentary business? Who knew? I bet the biggest problem they wrestled with off the bat was how to kill off Secretariat's mother since that seems to be a staple of all Disney movies. Guess that would have been overkill.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Laurierace View Post
    OMG, there is no way the movie can be as stupid as the reviewers. Seriously, Disney isn't in the documentary business? Who knew? I bet the biggest problem they wrestled with off the bat was how to kill off Secretariat's mother since that seems to be a staple of all Disney movies. Guess that would have been overkill.
    ROFLMAO!!!

    Didn't they have another mother to kill off?
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    There are already at least 2 other threads on this, at least one of which references this article.
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