Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 15, 2012
While not one of Altman's strongest films, this cynical tale merits a look as a meditation on American history, mythmaking, and showbusiness
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion
November 15, 2009
Scabrous revues of myopic mythology
Tony Macklin
tonymacklin.net
April 7, 2009
Altman and crew have done the necessary reorganizing and reediting on Buffalo Bill and have created a terrific movie out of the troubled dust of what was. The first time I saw the movie in New York, it was explicit, contrived, and needed a lot of help.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.0/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
April 20, 2008
Newman's inspired performance is top-notch.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
July 11, 2007
Minor Robert Altman
| Original Score: 3/5
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 9, 2005
It's a sometimes self-indulgent, confused, ambitious movie that is often very funny and always fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 24, 2003
Altman at his perverse best.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
July 24, 2001
Aspires to a cynical Brechtian snappiness, but the drama is too thinly imagined, the meanings too familiar and heavily stated, for this 1976 film to gather any real interest.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
May 3, 2001
Explores the interface between heroes, hypocrisy, and illusion....What kind of America has been passed on to us by historians?
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
February 18, 2007
| Original Score: 2/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
February 15, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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Time Out
June 24, 2006

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May 24, 2003
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