Friday, 2 September 2011

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford - REVIEW

Film of the Day #179/ 300

The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford stars Brad Pitt as the legendary Wild West outlaw. Graceful and unhurried this is a masterful slice of American history. Cinematic, considered and poetic, The assassination of Jesse James is a visually arresting and dramatically compelling study of a legendary murderer’s famous fate. As the coward Robert Ford, Casey Affleck is a revelation. This is an artful examination that is both beautiful and brutal; The assassination of Jesse James is one of the greatest westerns ever made.