Holy shit. This is great. I don't even know where to start with a review on this, to be honest. Normally I'd start with what I didn't like, but there isn't much here that I didn't like. I mean, okay, I think it could have used a little room to breathe in certain scenes, but essentially saying "there could have been more of this movie and I wouldn't have minded" is far from a true criticism in my book. Overall, this is just a remarkably solid piece of filmmaking from top to bottom and I highly recommend that everybody check it out.
I think this film is kind of an underrated masterpiece, to be honest. I know not many people of my generation would likely share the same sentiment upon seeing it, and I get why, it is undoubtedly a little dated. Some of the acting is a little hammy and some of the music cues are a bit too dramatic by modern audience standards, and yes, that one fight scene in the saloon plays a bit fast and loose with physics…