Sunday, November 6, 2016

The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven (2016, remake) [PG-13]
Action, Adventure, Western
September 23, 2016 - MGM
Directed by Anton Fuqua

Grade B-
Up-graded from C.

+1: Cast including Denzel Washington (as Chisholm), and Chris Pratt (Jon Faraday).

+1: Big gun battles of cowboy armies.

par: Mythic Hollywood storytelling including bullet-proof heroes and all-powerful Gatlin guns.

par: Character development.

par: Story - entertainment vs. commentary.

8/10 against the original source film “Seven Samurai” (1954, Dir. Akira Kurosawa)

Art by Bryan Mon

No comments:

Post a Comment