Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Film Scholar, Cinephile.
William Holden good, but I did not like this.
Too chaotic to homoerotic, to many closeups into the eyes as a gimmick to elicit emotion or tension. Just didn’t work at all.
I don’t know anything about the history of westerns but I could tell the filmmaker was attempting some form of interiority with the Holden character but it didn’t work, especially the scene at the end of the second act at the sex workers houses and his kid of…
This feels like a violent fantasy from someone who fetishizes Rural American religious people from the 1960s
Creepy and violent.
Pattinson is good.
Riley Keough always excellent and each time she’s onscreen the film becomes watchable.
Don’t know why these are getting green lit but I’m not in charge