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Historical horse movie gets off track

By | Nov 3, 2010

The horse movie tends to be an infallible genre. Its appeals to the young and old, male and female demographics, meaning a potentially huge profit.  In Walt Disney’s “Secretariat,” however, the mass appeal is so accessible, it comes off as pedestrian. The story revolves around Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) whose father, Chris Chenery (Scott Glenn),…