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Cowboys & Aliens

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Tuesday, May 3 2011

Summer Movie Preview: July 2011

If automatons are battling genetically altered soldiers, talking animals, extraterrestrials, and cowpokes for box office supremacy, it must be July.


Reviews

Tuesday, January 3 2012

'Cowboys & Aliens': Is as Obvious as It Sounds

Jon Favreau's adaptation of a little-known comic book was supposed to be a breath of genre-mixing fresh air in a summer dominated by sequels and superheroes.


Friday, July 29 2011

'Cowboys & Aliens': Be a Man

As always, the men's transformations -- from selfish, ignorant individuals into something like a community -- are helped along by their union against a common enemy.


Blogs

Monday, August 1 2011

The All-Sex Hex: Why Olivia Wilde Deserves More Credit

Now that Olivia Wilde has put rumors of a turbulent post-divorce love life to bed by revealing a "no sex hex" on her new home, it's confront the all-sex hex that has plagued valuations of her acting.


Friday, July 29 2011

Close Encounters of the Worst Kind?: 'Cowboys and Aliens'

The result is a solid disappointment, a movie that's been presold as an epic when it can barely break out of the genres it's junking.


Thursday, July 28 2011

‘Cowboys and Aliens’ is Better Faux-Spielberg Than ‘Super 8’

Jon Favreau proves a better pupil of the master’s than the more slavish J.J. Abrams.


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