Young Guns Reviews

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March 25, 2019
A grownup could die in this wasteland.
March 25, 2019
''Young Guns'' is a very Dean-ish, sensitive delinquent melodrama disguised, for no good reason, as a western.
March 25, 2019
Yet the story is told with too much affection for gunplay and the only thought worth preserving is that these mythic figures of the Old West often were very young men. Big deal.
March 12, 2019
Though it pales beside such antecedents as Arthur Penn's "The Left-Handed Gun" or Sam Peckinpah's "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid," it has a slick, smoky vigor.
March 26, 2009
As Billy the Kid, Emilio Estevez is the nominal star here, but no one really shines.
February 4, 2008
Christopher Cain directed this western from a script by John Fusco, and on the whole seems much more comfortable with the scroungy and scatological dialogue than he does with the action sequences.
March 25, 2019
The polite word for his kind of filmmaking is "classical.'' Another word is "trite."
March 25, 2019
It's a western that shows both box-office calculation and respect for American history.
March 25, 2019
There's some tough action sequences and a personable cast - including cameos from Tom Cruise and Brooke Shields - in a movie that (almost) kick-started a fading genre.
March 25, 2019
It's glossy, slick and stylish, but boasts very little in the way of substance or excitement.
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