3:10 to Yuma Reviews
With good performances from both Russel Crowe and Christian Bale, 3:10 to Yuma succeeds in being a fun, classic-esque western.
Evans and Wade are played by Christian Bale and Russell Crowe, respectively, and they're expectedly great coming from such talent: in particular, their banter back and forth really drives the film. Logan Lerman does solid work in a supporting role, and Ben Foster nearly steals the show with a delightfully crazy performance. Director James Mangold really seems to understand the western, as he nails the atmosphere in this one. The sets and costumes fit, and Marco Beltrami's score is subdued yet stunning.
With a few touch ups in the final act and maybe some reworked pacing, 3:10 to Yuma might be a superb western, but as it stands, it's not a bad time. At the very least, it's one of the few remakes that isn't completely horrible, which is always admirable.