“Bone Tomahawk” (2015) was superb. “Wyatt Earp” meets “Cannibal Holocaust!”

I can’t let Halloween go by without at least one movie recommendation.

DO check out “Bone Tomahawk.”

Eric Robert Nolan, Author

Let’s get something out of the way first — “Bone Tomahawk” (2015) isn’t only a western.  It’s a genre-busting … “horror-western,” as other review sites have called it.  It pits four protagonists against a tribe of monstrous “cave dwellers” who have kidnapped two people from their tiny frontier town of “Bright Hope.”  And the results at the movie’s end are pretty damned horrifying.

This was superb — I’d give it a 9 out of 10.  “Bone Tomahawk” succeeds in being scary and enjoyable simply because it’s a quality film.  The script is outstanding, with nuanced, occasionally funny, and ultimately quite likable characters.  The four leads — Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox and Richard Jenkins — play the diverse quartet perfectly.  I could honestly watch another one or two movies about these guys, even without the horror-movie plot device that this flick employs — and that is coming from a guy…

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One thought on ““Bone Tomahawk” (2015) was superb. “Wyatt Earp” meets “Cannibal Holocaust!”

  1. reocochran says:

    Have you seen the new, fun (but still serious) “Magnificent Seven?!” It is really good. My favorite one of what you mentioned was, “Wyatt Earp.” I also found the campy “Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Killer (Slayer?)”one to be rather good. My brother (artist not that professor one) likes action and humor mixed genres.
    Happy Saturday, 2 grandkids need pancakes so blogged all of ten minutes today so far.

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