Way ahead of its time. Kind of feels like a homoerotic early sound period German lesbian version of Dead Poets Society.
The type of movie no one is allowed to make anymore. Just imagine a movie coming from Hollywood in 2021 that denounces, in no uncertain terms, any or all of the illegal occupations the United Failed States is currently engaged in, or explains why our continued baseless demonization of China is wrong and should stop.
But sure, only China has cinematic censorship. Keep believing that. Keep believing people in this country are free to tell whatever stories they please. Keep…
Move over, Battleship Potemkin. We've got a fresh new load of propaganda!
For a movie that acts almost like a travelogue for how awesome America is, don't you think it's odd that the story centers around your average American - some random, low-intelligence nobody?
The theme of this movie is simple: Do as you're told.
That's all Forrest does in the whole movie, and he ends up a famous millionaire entrepreneur war hero athlete and pop culture icon.