May 28, 2021
A simple and entertaining Technicolor western that, through rich panoramas captured in CinemaScope, revisits the myth of Wyatt Earp with a good role from Joel McCrea. [Full review in Spanish]
Mar 25, 2013
Daniel Ullman's script turns backroom political dealings into high drama; Tourneur's poised and lyrical direction elevates it to a sort of secular scripture.
Mar 4, 2011
Despite a collage of wide-angle shots scanning the open range, Wichita's first act feels strangely cramped, establishing the close proximity between Wyatt's sturdy stoicism and the cowboy's aimless volatility.
Jul 6, 2010
Rich, wonderful Western excels at story telling and visual style.
Apr 17, 2009
Wichita is a fascinating and masterful achievement.
Jun 25, 2005
Jacques Tourneur's first and best film in CinemaScope is also one of his strangest westerns.