Slow West ★★★★

Nothing makes me want to wear olden-time onesie underwear more than a good Western. This movie was visually stunning, each shot was purposeful, dynamic, and interesting. I wish I could say the same about any of the characters though. What we got here is twink brain boy versus masculine tough boy for emotionless female plot device. Dialogue was fun, the story was super interesting and the overall tone of it all was super enticing. It's just the characterization that really left me wanting more from this movie. The anarchy of the Wild West has only been accurately captured once before – in Willard Carroll Smith's Wild Wild West. And while that piece of perfect cinema remains the top of the dustbowl thrown, Slow West came a close second in my books.

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