Canyon Passage Reviews

March 29, 2020
A sturdy Western in which, for once, the story is more sprawling than the scenery.
April 9, 2019
Only a rambling script, which settles down to a jog-trot through magnificent Technicolor backgrounds of Oregon lake and timber, prevents it from being a film of this or any other week.
November 28, 2016
Avoiding history and politics, Tourneur serves up, in a dreamlike Technicolor glow, a pastoral film noir.
July 30, 2011
Lavishly mounted Western by Jacques Tourneur, better known for his noir films
August 11, 2010
... a remarkably dense drama where the tensions between individual enterprise and communal good are often strained and the line between hero and villain... gray.
September 5, 2009
Jacques Tourneur at work in color on Western landscapes is something to behold
October 25, 2005
One of those great Westerns, equal to John Ford's top work, that has somehow been undeservedly ignored.