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The Long Riders Reviews

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Variety Staff
Variety
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What's ultimately missing is a definable point of view which would tie together the myriad events on display and fill in the blanks which Hill has imposed on the action by sapping it of emotional or historical meaning.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 5, 2008
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A so-so effort, with the gimmick of brothers playing brothers its only interesting aspect.

| Original Score: 2/5

December 17, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the more idiosyncratic James gang westerns but not necessarily one of the better ones.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

April 2, 2008
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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Walter Hill's first outright failure.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 5, 2008
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

On revisiting it for the first time in twenty years, I was dismayed to see how far The Long Riders had fallen.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 2/4

October 18, 2011
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A Western Nirvana

Full Review Source: CinePassion

February 14, 2010
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Four sets of brothers portray...four sets of brothers.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 76/100

April 11, 2001
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews

| Original Score: 3/5

November 4, 2004
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The casting problems aside, this is a fairly solid, but not particularly extraordinary film.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

June 27, 2008
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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A beautiful, laconic and unsentimental film.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

| Original Score: 3/5

November 15, 2003
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The Long Riders is well-done film about the legendary Jesse James.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

January 29, 2004
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

The Long Riders isn't quite sure which way it wants to ride, but the action scenes and cinematography make up for any misdirection.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

May 4, 2012
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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Hill is very much in the American grain, the inheritor of the Ford-Hawks-Walsh tradition of artful, understated action film making.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

October 7, 2011
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Hill's lean, mean approach never had a more appealing texture than it does here...

Full Review Source: Groucho Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

July 1, 2011
Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser

It is an action film, an engaging one, and covers old ground with a contemporary style which never feels out of place.

February 5, 2008
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

Walter Hill's first Western is atmospheric and remarkably authentic by casting real-life thespian brothers as real-life outlaw brothers.

| Original Score: 3/4

October 21, 2005
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

| Original Score: 3/5

August 25, 2004
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

| Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2002
David Poland
Hot Button

| Original Score: 4/5

August 14, 2002
Michael Koller
Senses of Cinema
August 20, 2002
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