The Walking Dead
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Using relatively unknown actors, first-time screenwriter-director Preston A. Whitmore II examines the effects of the Vietnam War on four black Marines sent on a doomed prisoner-of-war rescue mission. The four men are what's left of a platoon that's been decimated after landing behind enemy lines. In charge is Sergeant Barkley (Joe Morton), a no-nonsense, Bible-quoting preacher who is leading three privates to find a POW camp in an abandoned temple. Cole Evans (Allen Payne) is an intellectual who is highly political, racially proud, and a devoted family man. Joe Brooks (Vonte Sweet) is… More
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"Paying tribute to the black American combat soldier, this is an earnest, socially conscious film that is neither effective as an actioner nor as a personal drama."
‑ Emanuel Levy, Variety
"An admirable attempt, but these soldier's stories could be told a whole lot better."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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