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

October 31, 2019
Buffalo Bill and the Indians refuses to tell us a story; its only intent is to give us a metaphor.
August 31, 2019
The secondary characters seem lost, who knows if intentionally, in a mosaic at the service of a capricious director who never finishes finding the right tone. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 24, 2019
The intention is better than the end product. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 15, 2018
The movie is full of intelligence and invention.
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
November 15, 2009
Scabrous revues of myopic mythology
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.
April 20, 2008
Newman's inspired performance is top-notch.
July 11, 2007
Minor Robert Altman
February 18, 2007
May 9, 2005
It's a sometimes self-indulgent, confused, ambitious movie that is often very funny and always fascinating.
February 15, 2005
August 24, 2003
Altman at his perverse best.
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.
May 3, 2001
Explores the interface between heroes, hypocrisy, and illusion....What kind of America has been passed on to us by historians?