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A moderately entertaining film, but no screen magic from Robert Redford and Jane Fonda. The pic is overlong, talky and diffused.
Beguilingly sharp at first, but the later stages, with Fonda's toughie reporter tagging along for a story but going all mushy inside, wallow in sentimentality about integrity, ecology and all that jazz.
At this point, I think it's reasonably safe to say that The Electric Horseman is the best American romantic comedy of 1979.
The Electric Horseman is the kind of movie they used to make.
Warmhearted romance with an anti-corporate perspective.
In their second appearance, Redford and Fonda have charm and show good chemistry but, they are too old for this formulatic, old-fashioned romantic comedy about a burnt-out rodeo star and TV journalist
The Electric Horseman charms and ultimately conquers through high spirits.
Horseman falls far short of what it might have been, starting out smart but getting sloppier and more sentimental as it goes along.
colourful and engaging
Loved Redford's garish cowboy costume!
The middle is heavy on romance between the two stars -- both megawatt powers in 1979 -- but the central plot, about a stolen horse for God's sake! -- doesn't carry the weight director Sydney Pollack might like us to believe.
A slushy, sentimental, and silly love story.
I didn't get to see the whole movie, but from what I saw it's very boring. I will see it again some day to give it another chance, though.
definitely remember this from them younger years, hehehe
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