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Appaloosa Reviews

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January 3, 2011
A droll Western with an odd romantic triangle.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 18, 2010
Old-fashioned Western features great performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 17, 2009
old-fashioned but simple and effective entertainment
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
July 27, 2009
A dusty, old-fashioned Western with a dusty, old-fashioned vibe. You can all but smell the saddle soap as the story unfolds.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 7, 2009
There's considerable pleasure in Appaloosa's respect for the undramatic. It doesn't go where you'd expect...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 13, 2009
True, the film is a little long, and it loses momentum at one stage, but generally speaking this is a most enjoyable return to what was once the cinema's most popular genre.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 11, 2009
Viggo Mortensen is a trustworthy ally in the project, an actor whose extraordinary range enables him to move his performance along the scale from 0 to 100 at will.
March 11, 2009
Wearing not only his actor's lawman hat, but also that of director and co-screenwriter, Ed Harris delivers a splendid film, filled with nuances, complexities and substance
March 6, 2009
Brush away the dust and you'll find a sense of nostalgia and romanticism about lost American values and altered social hierarchies.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 15, 2009
Harris has made himself a reputation as a mark of quality...Like Pollack, Appaloosa has the best of both worlds, with Harris both in front of and behind the camera. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 1, 2009
I give thanks for westerns. Every time they seem to be about to gasp their last, dusty breath, one comes along to give them a bit of renewed life. Bless it, the western genre will not die. Last year it was the excellent remake 3:10 to Yuma. This ye
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/5
January 14, 2009
Nothing new or groundbreaking here, just a lot of talented people coming together for a well-made and entertaining Western.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 9, 2009
...provides enough variety to keep the heart, mind, and adrenaline on alert.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
November 20, 2008
A western bromance.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
November 18, 2008
A terrific bread-and-butter Western.
November 15, 2008
Appaloosa is ideally suited for fans of the genre for whom quiet drama speaks as loud as big guns.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 11, 2008
A better than average western in the Clint Eastwood tradition
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
November 9, 2008
The film's subtle humor and detailed character studies reflect careful attention to detail and superb craftsmanship.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 8, 2008
No ordinary oater.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 7, 2008
Ed Harris does it better than anybody.
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