The Kid Reviews

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March 8, 2019
First-time director D'Onofrio has as an admirable visual style, whether we get medium-long-shot takes or intimate close-ups. This is a good-looking period piece film, percolating with top-tier performances.
March 8, 2019
It succeeds sporadically as a corrective anti-myth, but as a story about people, it fails to come to life.
March 8, 2019
"The Kid" manages some picturesque shots of Western landscapes, and Hawke, who has hit a career stride in recent years, wouldn't know how to turn in a bad performance if he tried. But there's not enough here to make this journey worth taking.
March 8, 2019
Simultaneously wants to humanize and mythologize its cowboys - and neither effort works.
March 8, 2019
This relegation of female characters to the sidelines is depressing for a film released in 2019, especially because it seems entirely possible to have a film looking at masculinity without reducing women to archetypes.
March 8, 2019
The script is laden with painfully outdated representations and vacillates between snooze-inducing speechifying and bare-bones storytelling that doesn't elucidate a damn thing
May 6, 2019
A notable western that sharply reformulates the legend of Billy the Kid. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 30, 2019
The Kid follows an unusual narrative structure, lollygagging from one setting to another, and taking far too long to make its point.
April 29, 2019
As much as the doomsayers insist, the western will never die. [Full review in Spanish]
April 29, 2019
A notable effort. [Full Review in Spanish]
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