All the Pretty Horses Reviews

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March 19, 2002
November 12, 2001
June 4, 2001
May 21, 2001
February 7, 2001
February 7, 2001
December 13, 2009
What is on screen is impressive, even with the sense of something missing.
August 7, 2008
October 21, 2006
If Thornton had cut a few extra minutes' worth of pretty horses ... and left in a few more storytelling scenes, this attempt at a Western epic might have had more impact.
June 29, 2006
Not a disaster as rumored to be, just a disappointing adaptation of a great novel. Thonrton fails to dramatize in visually or dramatically satisfying ways the hero's odyssey from innocence to experience, from childish game to acting with honor.
December 31, 2005
I'm a fan of all involved, but this is a really tough watch.
December 6, 2005
December 6, 2005
December 6, 2004
The movie that resulted from the studio's demand for cuts ... is a big-screen Cliff's Notes for the novel.
March 16, 2004
May 14, 2003
February 13, 2003
Despite a script which remains faithful to the sparse language of the novel, and some breathtaking cinematography, the whole production feels too lethargic.
February 8, 2003
December 31, 2002
Part elegy, part romance, and part myth, it's a sweeping paean to the lost West, a dreamy chronicling of the end of an age.
December 8, 2002
The result of what would appear to be a great deal of effort and some horribly misguided conviction is an extremely slow-moving train wreck.
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