Tombstone

Tombstone ★★★★

First rewatch in years, although I was surprised how much dialogue I remembered from this. Val Kilmer is absolutely fantastic here and without him this would likely be 3-stars from me. As it is, the movie just holds onto the 4-stars I rated this back in the day. Lots of good characters on both sides, and Kurt Russell is solid as Earp.

Still, it's very overly melodramatic in parts (with Russell as much a culprit as anyone else). The third act is weak and weirdly jags between head baddies being killed and then just montages of more random henchmen being taken care of. Also, the most bizarre epilogue I can remember, with the out-of-nowhere final line of "Tom Mix wept." Wtf?

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