Critic Review - New York Magazine/Vulture

Cowboys & Aliens is an agreeable time-killer, but I'll bet a couple of clever kids could make a livelier movie with a Woody puppet and a Predator doll.

July 31, 2011 Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture | Comments (39)
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Sydney Ortiz

Sydney Ortiz

Woody vs Predator? THIS SHOULD HAPPEN

Aug 1 - 10:21 AM

Mason S.

Mason Schuler

Aye, there's the rub.

Sep 25 - 01:24 AM

Pancake Effect

pancake effect

lol you have no idea what a good movie is.

Aug 1 - 11:45 AM

niall29

Niall Dargan

A silly, silly movie. Harmless fun but not what you could call a quality film. Leave your brain at the door type thing and pick it up on your way out. I see lots of folk getting their knickers in a twist here, puberty was a long time ago guys, get over it.

Aug 4 - 04:25 AM

Mason S.

Mason Schuler

Damn, dude. Hilarious Burn.

Sep 25 - 01:16 AM

Brian H.

Brian Hoolahan

Crap script, crap dialogue, crap sound effects, crap soundtrack, crap acting, GREAT IDEA!!

Jul 6 - 03:17 PM

Gary Quinn

Gary Quinn

and a couple of not so clever kids could do a better review than yours!...Great movie!

Aug 1 - 01:28 PM

Marcos Villarreal

Marcos Villarreal

If you say this movie was great, then you must have also liked Iron Man 2.

Jan 26 - 05:35 PM

Paul Zimmerman

Paul Zimmerman

Did you actually see the movie?

Aug 1 - 05:28 PM

Malcolm Colcleugh

Malcolm Colcleugh

Moron.

Aug 1 - 09:22 PM

Mason S.

Mason Schuler

It's sad that disagreement is needlessly mistaken for pessimism.

Sep 25 - 01:19 AM

Sanad Arida

Sanad Arida

you're defending the reviewer as if he was your mother.. why don't you both take a chill pill because everyone's entitled to their own opinion

Jun 6 - 12:26 AM

Tony Gage

Tony Gage

Good movie, great actors... stop being a movie snob and enjoy a great ride...

Aug 2 - 06:40 AM

Ravi S.

Ravi S

dont be an ass Tony
This movie was shit

Aug 5 - 05:54 AM

jason m.

jason merritt

Complete Shit. I almost went to jail(DWI Checkpoint while stoned) to go see this crapfest. I was high & it sucked.

Aug 13 - 10:00 AM

Facebook User

Facebook User

it was an awesome movie

Dec 28 - 06:56 PM

David Warren

David Warren

I enjoyed it and you are clueless. The story was not about what the aliens looked like. Get over it.

Aug 2 - 09:07 AM

Arbiter Criticmonkey

Arbiter Criticmonkey

"I enjoyed it and you are clueless. The story was not about what the aliens looked like. Get over it." I always new RT was a place for horrid idiosyncratic argumentation, but you just take the cake. The man has an opinion, that he didn't like an obviously underwhelming and below-average movie. If you - you all - are so sure about your own opinions stop being hypocrites and leave this reviewer to his.

Just bashing and calling him a moron only does the opposite for your tearing egos.

Aug 2 - 11:08 AM

dan t.

dan teasdale

"obviously underwhelming and below-average movie."
Thats your opinion you ignorant fuck. Let him say what he wants. Opinions are NOT facts. That is more hypocritical then the guy above saying he liked it.

Aug 2 - 12:12 PM

dean t.

dean t

you're opinion is wrong. Good day sir.

Sep 9 - 12:25 AM

Josh Seput

Josh Seput

No one asked you.

Jan 16 - 12:34 PM

w@velength

In Your Dreams

Lots of people trying to sound smart right here. The movie is actually pretty fun in a comic-book kind of way.

Sep 2 - 04:09 PM

Dustyn Barbier

Dustyn Barbier

Quit your job because clearly you're not doing it well at all. Maybe watch the movie next time so you don't make a stupid review.

Aug 3 - 07:16 AM

Netizenx Xor

Netizenx Xor

I guess new York Magazine is hiring any and all "hand on face"-posing people these days. How are you a top critic again? Unnnghhh... my insides are turning outwards. Decent movie. Not the best this year, but not a splat like David "The Doink" writes.

Aug 5 - 08:23 PM

Netizenx Xor

Netizenx Xor

I guess new York Magazine is hiring any and all "hand on face"-posing people these days. How are you a top critic again, pray tell? Unnnghhh... my insides are turning outwards. Decent movie. Not the best this year, but not a total splat like David spakes. I love how these so called "Top Critics" try and sound witty when they post their reviews. I wonder what kind of dolls and puppets this doink has in his closet.

Aug 5 - 08:30 PM

Cam Warren

Cam Warren

Yeah and i bet you could make a great movie with you and a dildo you fuckin queer

Aug 6 - 10:55 PM

Cam Warren

Cam Warren

KIKE

Aug 6 - 10:56 PM

Netizenx Xor

Netizenx Xor

I recant my prior response to David's review... After watching this film again, objectively for the fifth time, I once again have to say that this critic is either clueless or based his review entirely off of a preview or two. The plot is sublimely original. Almost the entire cast (especially Harrison) shed any sense of typecasting from their previous role(s) to transport you into a plot of uncertainty, villainy, heroism & victory. Shame on you, David. Me and mine will disregard your reviews hence.

Aug 8 - 09:44 PM

Scott Enman

Scott Enman

Now I actually want to see the Woody Puppet and Predator movie... C&A Sucked BTW

Aug 10 - 08:00 AM

Stephen Ferris

Stephen Ferris

An example of a movie that crossing of genres so diametrically opposed to each other. Where previous eras of film would never in their right mind would have considered it unless it was deliberate for a farce like Monty Python films. I just hope Harrison and Craig's performance might revitalize the Western movie genre and see some really unique original movies and not just remakes of classics (i.e. Silverado).

Aug 10 - 09:04 AM

Rob Wells

Rob Wells

Change your photo jackass

Aug 13 - 09:05 AM

Julie Reed

Julie Reed

Movie was great. Did what I hoped it would do- entertain me. I thought it was clever, kept you guessing, and great action.

Aug 24 - 10:59 AM

dean t.

dean t

You must be retarded.

Sep 9 - 12:26 AM

Mason S.

Mason Schuler

This must be a positive review. Good for them! Leave the criticism to the professionals.

Sep 25 - 01:30 AM

Alan Funkle

Alan Funkle

its a fun summer film in a sea of regurgitated movie rebooting, thier just arent any cowboy alien movies. its the first craig movie ive liked, i personaly cant stand him as a hero actor or christian bale, bland snotty charisma (haydeson christiansen i feel the same way about) but it works for this movie because his character doesnt know if hes a good guy or bad as hes lost his memory.
Ford does a better performance in this than in indy 4 and craig or bale as a bad guy also with charisma, its not five star cenima but its certainly an enjoyable watchable movie for me. id give it a C.

Nov 22 - 09:09 PM

Melissa Wunderlich

Melissa Wunderlich

Instead of aimlessly bashing you because you disliked a movie which was good, I did a little looking into you. You look like a deuche, you should change your picture, unless that's the look you were going for, your listing of favorite movies in your profile does not qualify you to have an opinion on a movie like this, go home a write a review on the help because that looks to be a little more up your alley

Dec 1 - 01:26 PM

Nav Moh'd

Nav Moh'd

Woody puppet and Predator doll would do a good animation series. Give it a try! :P

Dec 8 - 01:31 AM

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