Badland Reviews

January 2, 2020
Despite using plenty of the usual tropes of the genre (silent, but appealing anti-hero, a woman in peril, an underdog fight against evil types, etc.) Badlands stumbles.
November 3, 2019
"Badland" is ultimately too beholden to the past to be as energized as it should be.
November 2, 2019
Given a few more passes on the script, take out the chapter brakes and maybe punch up the action, Badland could have been a modern-day cowboy flick worth the near two hour run time.
November 2, 2019
Lee's film never escapes its B-movie roots, nor does it try to, embracing its own pompousness.
November 1, 2019
Justin Lee's indie Western should satisfy genre enthusiasts with a strong cast and an entertaining spin on a familiar story.
October 31, 2019
Lee can't make a classic out of "Badland," but he respects the working parts of the genre, delivering a basic viewing experience, and one with occasional charms and bursts of compelling western action.
October 27, 2019
Another quick and dirty genre Western hampered by a dull leading man from the prolific writer-director Justin Lee.