Forty Guns Reviews

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Top Critic
Richard Brody
New Yorker
February 16, 2015
Offers the anticipated measures of doomed love and sudden death but surprises with its dramatic richness.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
December 14, 2012
| Original Score: B
Brian Holcomb
Kinetofilm
February 1, 2010
Fuller's comic book world is a complete artistic creation, a place where men were MEN and women could take a bullet now and then.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
September 18, 2008
Here is Sam Fuller in top gear, as writer, director and producer, with a Western that is solidly crafted and brilliantly cast. Barbara Stanwyck is at her peak, although her peak lasted decades

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Sean Axmaker
St@tic Multimedia
July 5, 2005
... sexual energy and psychotic violence that explodes onscreen in staccato editing, darting camerawork, and the maddest expressions of love this side of Duel in the Sun.
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com
June 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine
May 16, 2005
Stanwyck, by turns imperious and sly, dominates the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 16, 2005
Stanwyck is as stunning and fiery as she was all the way back in Baby Face (1933), and she helps make this one of the best Westerns of its day.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
March 27, 2005
Quintessential American action cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: A

Film Threat
March 26, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You
March 26, 2005
As brash, unsubtle, and pointed as Fuller's best work.
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Variety
March 26, 2009
Tony Williams
Senses of Cinema
May 20, 2006
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Time Out
January 26, 2006

Film4
March 26, 2005
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