Bone Tomahawk Reviews

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August 8, 2019
...an engaging and often engrossing piece of work...
August 5, 2019
It finds its gold in the razor-sharp screenwriting and direction of Zahler, honing ace performances all-around.
July 10, 2019
Zahler's film is never arduous and sports a completely fine-tuned package of superb visuals and increasingly ominous score.
May 24, 2019
Each scene, no matter how much it might feel like a total non-sequitur or detour from the main narrative, always keeps the focus on character.
April 12, 2019
A Western in spirit, but cannibalistic at heart, beautiful landscapes and meandering conversations mix with grizzly ends and an extensive runtime.
April 8, 2019
It doesn't so much revise the western as bifurcates it with a genre mash of dark, gruesome and bloody originality.
February 6, 2019
A sense of dread is never far away, and the violence when it comes is unremittingly savage.
February 2, 2019
Bone Tomahawk is a classic, ensemble Western with a unique genre element thrown into the mix to set it apart
December 7, 2018
What's really intriguing and commendable about Bone Tomahawk is that it has big ambitions that it sticks with all the way through.
August 21, 2018
However, gore aside the humour's wonderfully thick and dark like molasses will have you chuckling throughout. The characters are well drawn including the female character which is a welcome trend in modern westerns.
October 25, 2017
Bone Tomahawk begins and ends with moments of such sickening violence it's difficult to remember that what comes in between is actually rather good, if in a clearly Tarantino-inspired way.
May 31, 2017
What gives Zahler's brutal, bloody, and just plain bizarre film a lot of its oomph is the dialogue, by turns lyrical, absurd, odd, and inventive.
February 24, 2017
Like many esteemed classics of the genre, Bone Tomahawk is an exploitation movie at heart, but has the courage of its convictions to treat its material as a gory grindhouse feature, albeit one made with love and effort.
January 3, 2017
However, if you're a fan of genre cinema or in the mood for something different then try catch it in cinemas. There'll be few visceral and awe moments like it on the big screen this year.
January 2, 2017
Zahlers dialogue takes us effortlessly back to the Old West, the cast are excellent, and a few stumbles aside this is best campfire movie for some time.
December 5, 2016
Bonkers, bloody and oddly brilliant, this is destined to have a long and fruitful cult life ahead of it.
October 14, 2016
For 100 minutes or so, Bone Tomahawk plays out as a clever and truly enjoyable Western... and then the film turns all kinds of nasty.
July 10, 2016
It's the definition of "not for everybody", but it's essential for the patient and adventurous horror aficionado.
May 24, 2016
His cast is outstanding, starting with Kurt Russell as Sheriff Hunt.
March 24, 2016
... a sturdy frontier western about strong but decidedly mortal settlers who take the responsibilities of community seriously, and its odyssey takes them to the border of horror cinema without leaving its frontier drama landscape or sensibility.
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