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The Virginian

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The Virginian

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
95 minutes
performer:
Bill Pullman
director:
Bill Pullman
distributor:
Warner Home Video
author:
Larry Gross
genre:
Drama

We gave it a C+

Director Pullman also plays the Gary Cooper role in the take on the classic Western, The Virginian, and as a ranch foreman sorrowfully meting out frontier justice, he makes his own mark. As a filmmaker, though, his trigger finger isn’t so steady. Whenever these cowboys ride into action, Pullman tries so hard for poetry in motion that he has trouble keeping the story straight. C+