Given the millions of people who still deny that the Civil War was about slavery, a movie that says the real problem with the South really wasn't slavery has horrible problems from the get go....
I'm starting to think that your problem with the ax is that you have the enormous handle of one up your posterior, along with at least one very large insect.
It's a movie. One that in my mind doesn't look all that good. But do you really think anyone not already irredeemably stupid is going to think the civil war was actually above ...vampires?