A collection of reviews of films from off the beaten path; a travel guide for those who love the cinematic world and want more than the mainstream releases.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Lash La Rue in Frontier Revenge (1948)
Full of nonstop action and pithy lines this is a sold little western. To be certain that the film isn't particularly plot heavy, but at the same time it just goes pretty much from the first frame.
One of the things that I like about the film is that it sets in stone just how bad an hombre Fuzzy can be by the simple fact that early in the film he marches the two Dawsons into his boss's office by himself. If there is any doubt about how capable he is the fact that Fuzzy brings in the guys alive by himself speaks volumes.
If the film has any flaw its that the plot is a bit to by the numbers. You know how it's going to go a bit too much. Its not fatal, not even close, rather it's just surprisingly lacking in surprises.
Minor reservation aside definitely worth your time and a bowl of popcorn on your couch.
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