- Feb 26, 2013
Lol, you have to place >>> @ by his name to tag him.ogoun please chime in here as you were military if I'm off base with this.
@ogoun <<< Like that.
I don't believe it was counterproductive. It was a telling of both of their characters deeper than them being soldiers fighting for white men, but being black man with a point to prove, fighting for what they inherently believed a black man should stand for and represent. That's how I saw it, anyway. So, I felt it was perfect for the movie.As for the infamous Waters/Peterson beat down scene I thought it was counterproductive to the theme of the movie because contrary to what many perceived as Peterson rightfully standing up to Waters constant denigration of the soldiers Peterson with his rather childish angry outburst was a blatant unconscionable act of disrespect of rank...