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The Homesman - a road trip with a difference

Advantages: Great acting, different story and stunning scenery
Disadvantages: Quite depressing and emotionally upsetting

~~~~~~ THE HOMESMAN ~~~~~~ This was one of a number of films we picked from Amazon Prime a few weeks ago as it sounded a bit different from the synopsis. ~~~~~~~ F ...

catsholiday 24.04.2016 · Read full review
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Mikkelsen's Performance Saved This Modern Western

Advantages: Brilliant performance from Mikkelsen, well produced with atmosphere
Disadvantages: A bit quiet perhaps, a tad predictable, not always as engaging as it could have been

The Salvation falls within the Western / drama genres and was directed, and in part written, by Kristian Levring. Levring isn't one I've come across before but he's worked on a couple of other Danish productions. His profile pic on IMDB is rather odd; his ...

gothic_moon 23.01.2016 · Read full review
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Costner strikes lucky on the Open Range

Advantages: Greatactingsanddirecting
Disadvantages: Very long, simple plot

The other night I put my feet up with a good bottle of wine and scoured my DVD collection for something I was in the mood for. A while back, I had seen 'Open Range' for sale in a Virgin outlet store for £2, and thought 'Why not?' Deciding I was in the mo ...

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OPEN RANGE: NOT FOR MUCH LONGER!

Advantages: Modern film techniques help bring added realism.
Disadvantages: No big cowboys and Indian battles.

--- OVERVIEW --- Cowboy/Western films have been especially thin on the ground since the golden era of spaghetti westerns. Kevin Costner has attempted to bring the genre into the 21st century by using modern cinematography with the tried and tested meth ...

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Costner + Gun fights = Perfect Film!

Advantages: Costner, great story, very well acted
Disadvantages: May be too long for some

Open Range is another of my bargain buys and this time I was very impressed, not only with the fact that Kevin Costner is in the film but it was also a good film to watch. The film stars Boss, played by Robert Duval, Charlie, played by Kevin Costner, ...

sewbizzie 28.10.2008 · Read full review
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