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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Some have suggested that the film would have worked better as a miniseries than as a theatrical film, thus adding some much-needed depth to the plot and characterization and potentially avoiding the PoliticallyCorrectHistory for which the film has often been criticized.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Some Many have suggested that the film would have worked better as a miniseries than as a theatrical film, thus adding some much-needed depth to the plot and characterization and potentially avoiding the PoliticallyCorrectHistory for which the film has often been criticized.


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Some have suggested that the film would have worked better as a miniseries than as a theatrical film, thus adding some much-needed depth to the plot and characterization and potentially avoiding the PoliticallyCorrectHistory for which the film has often been criticized.



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Some have suggested that the film would have worked better as a miniseries than as a theatrical film, thus adding some much-needed depth to the plot and characterization and potentially avoiding the PoliticallyCorrectHistory for which the film has often been criticized.


* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as the collective narrative of Columbus and other Spanish/European colonizers being genocidal monsters has since become more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation (including among historians), a movie where he's depicted as benevolent to the natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.



* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as the collective narrative of Columbus and other Spanish/European colonizers being genocidal monsters has since become more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation (including among historians), a movie where he's depicted as benevolent to the natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.

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* WTHCastingAgency: Gérard Depardieu, a famously French actor, being cast as the famously Italian Columbus raised more than a few eyebrows, though upon release many critics conceded that he did a damn good job in a film which was otherwise mediocre at best.

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* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as the collective narrative of Columbus and other Spanish/European colonizers being genocidal monsters has since become more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation, a movie where he's depicted as benevolent to the natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.

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* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as the collective narrative of Columbus and other Spanish/European colonizers being genocidal monsters has since become more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation, interpretation (including among historians), a movie where he's depicted as benevolent to the natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.


* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as the collective narrative of Columbus and other Spanish/European colonizers being genocidal monsters has since become more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent to natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.

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* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as the collective narrative of Columbus and other Spanish/European colonizers being genocidal monsters has since become more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent to the natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.


* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as Columbus and other Spanish/European colonizers being genocidal monsters became more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation in the decades since, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent to natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.

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* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as the collective narrative of Columbus and other Spanish/European colonizers being genocidal monsters became has since become more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation in the decades since, interpretation, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent to natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.


* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as Columbus and other Spanish/Europeans being genocidal evil monsters became more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation after the film's release, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent to natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.

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* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as Columbus and other Spanish/Europeans Spanish/European colonizers being genocidal evil monsters became more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation after in the film's release, decades since, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent to natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.


* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as Columbus being a genocidal monster became more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation after the film's release, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent to natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.

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* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as Columbus and other Spanish/Europeans being a genocidal monster evil monsters became more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation after the film's release, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent to natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda.


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: [[https://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/72177/1492-conquest-of-paradise/ DVD Talk's review]] suggests that the film would have worked better as a miniseries than as a theatrical film, thus adding some much-needed depth to the plot and characterization and potentially avoiding the PoliticallyCorrectHistory for which the film has often been criticized.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: [[https://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/72177/1492-conquest-of-paradise/ DVD Talk's review]] suggests Some have suggested that the film would have worked better as a miniseries than as a theatrical film, thus adding some much-needed depth to the plot and characterization and potentially avoiding the PoliticallyCorrectHistory for which the film has often been criticized.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: [[https://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/72177/1492-conquest-of-paradise/ DVD Talk's review]] suggests that the film would have worked better as a miniseries than as a theatrical film, thus adding some much-needed depth to the plot and characterization and potentially avoiding the PoliticallyCorrectHistory for which the film has often been criticized.


* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as Columbus being a genocidal monster became more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation after the film's release, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent would be considered downright racist propaganda these days.

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* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in its failure, as Columbus being a genocidal monster became more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation after the film's release, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent would be considered downright to natives now comes off as outright racist propaganda these days.propaganda.


* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in it's original release and was undoubtably a major factor in it's failure, as Columbus's true nature as a genocidal monster became more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation after the film's release, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent would be considered downright racist propaganda these days.

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* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in it's its original release and was undoubtably a major factor in it's its failure, as Columbus's true nature as Columbus being a genocidal monster became more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation after the film's release, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent would be considered downright racist propaganda these days.


* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in it's original release and was undoubtably a major factor in it's failure, now that Columbus's true nature as a genocidal monster are more widely accepted as fact rather than interpretation, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent would be considered downright racist propaganda these days.

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* ValuesDissonance: While the film's PoliticallyCorrectHistory made it unpopular in it's original release and was undoubtably a major factor in it's failure, now that as Columbus's true nature as a genocidal monster are became more widely accepted as a fact rather than interpretation, interpretation after the film's release, a movie where he's depicted as even remotely benevolent would be considered downright racist propaganda these days.

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