Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Cowboys & Aliens - Identity Crisis

Jon Favreau (Iron Man & 2)'s upcoming 'Cowboys & Aliens' is having a tough time genre-lizing itself. The movie, starring Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig and based on a graphic novel, was intended to be “by-the-book, right-down-the-middle western” of the kind once made by Sergio Leone and John Ford, with really scary science fiction, like “Alien” or “Predator;” however, as the below New York Times story describes audiences are laughing.

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