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The Land Had Changed. They Hadn't.

Advantages: A really great film with cowboys and violence
Disadvantages: The DVD could be better

A review of the old Warner Home Video DVD, as that’s the one I own. It’s about £5 on amazon. The Wild Bunch is a classic Western. Although the violence is fairly tame by today’s standards (I doubt it would get an 18 certificate if it was submitted today) ...

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Review of The Wild Bunch (Director's Cut) (DVD)

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We've got to start thinking beyond our guns

Advantages: Visuals, sound effects, direction and acting
Disadvantages: Drags at times

The Wild Bunch is an impressive tale of the Wild West, taking place just as the gunslinging West was giving way to the more sophisticated railroad and city folk, cars only just around the corner. In amongst all this is a quirky band of ageing outlaws, det ...

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A light-hearted western

Advantages: Well-acted/directed, entertaining, mildly humorous in parts
Disadvantages: Too long, the 'two on a bike' scene, not as spectacular as I'd been led to believe

...RELEASED: 1969, Cert. 12 RUNNING TIME: Approx. 110 mins DIRECTOR: George Roy Hill SCREENPLAY: William Goldman PRODUCER: John Foreman MUSIC: Burt Bacharach MAIN CAST:- Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy Robert Redford as The Sundance Kid Katharine Ross a ...

CelticSoulSister 15.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (DVD)

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You'll never meet a pair like Butch and the Kid

Advantages: Great cinematography, Challenges the normal expectations of typical western
Disadvantages: None

By 1969, westerns were becoming the least favourite films of the viewing public. People were beginning to get bored after many western films followed the same formula: a clean shaved hero succeeding in action-packed, tension-building gun-fights against th ...

ExtraordinaryGirl 23.06.2008 · Read full review
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Newman & Redford in a Classic Story!

Advantages: Everything
Disadvantages: Nothing

I first got introduced to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid via my mum, who loved this film and every time it came on the TV we would sit and watch it together. Mostly as a youngster I got bored half way through and went off to play but as I got older I ...

wendybull 17.03.2006 · Read full review
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