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Cowboys and Aliens

Overview


Genre :

Animation, Action, Fantasy

Release Date :

July 29, 2011

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Jon Favreau

Starring :

Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Noah Ringer, Sam Rockwell, Ana de la Reguera, Clancy Brown, Heavy D, Jon Favreau, Paul Dano, Abigail Spencer, Keith Carradine, Adam Beach, Walton Goggins

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  1 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..with their blurry CGIed movement and Alien-meets-Terminator appearance, the title terrors of Cowboys & Aliens are unconvincing, uninteresting, totally generic..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
3 of 4

“..what the movie lacks in originality and stick-to-your-ribs Western authenticity, it makes up for in pell-mell multiplex entertainment..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
2 of 4

“..this multitasking genre mash-up successfully unites its discordant elements in a coherent dramatic universe..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
2 of 4

“..teeters into tepid convention and never makes its way out..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2 of 4

“..it looks slick, pricey and starry - Indiana Jones teams up with James Bond for a gunfight with space demons. But even Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig can't save a movie that's all concept, no content..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
3.5 of 5

“..is exactly what it sounds like: a cowboy movie and an alien movie thrown together, a genre mash-up that's more fun than good, but pretty good nonetheless..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
3 of 4

“..is a mashup of a mediocre Western and a mediocre science fiction story. The resulting film is far better than the sum of its two seemingly disparate parts..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
Review rate : C+

“..has fun moments, but it's a plodding entertainment because it mostly tastes like leftovers..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]

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