High noon is a film about an old man walking around a town for 90 minutes, yet somehow it isn't boring.
In fact, the film is quite engaging, although I feel like it did slow down a bit at some points. Despite the occasional slowdown, this film is pretty constantly entertaining. Gary Cooper does a great job portraying an old, washed up, marshal, and the supporting actors and actresses do a fine job as well.
The cinematography is something special, especially for the early fifties. There are a few tracking and crane shots that really impress. The score is also pretty good, even though it mostly consists of one song.
This film is also slightly historically significant, what with the…