James Mangold’s expert and entertaining 3:10 to Yuma demonstrates both the Western’s age-old appeal, and the problems it presents to a contemporary filmmaker.
Sep 06, 2007 · James Mangold’s «3:10 to Yuma» restores the wounded heart of the Western and rescues it from the morass of pointless violence. The Western in its glory days was often a morality play, a story about humanist values penetrating the lawless anarchy of the frontier.
Like The Gunfighter and Winchester ’73, 3:10 to Yuma is one of those defining ’50s Westerns that is well-known by film buffs but has never reached the familiarity level of a High Noon or Shane.
3:10 to Yuma could have been a great movie if they would have cleaned up some of the plot holes and reined in the ending, but all in all, it was a nice time at the movies and it certainly offered up some lively discussion afterward.
The heart of the story centers around a good man, desperate for money, who unwittingly becomes ensnared in the capture of an outlaw, and as part of his volunteering for the paid work, he must «take the prisoner to the 3:10 to Yuma». The interaction between the psyche of the two men makes for a remarkable tale .
Sep 07, 2007 · When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the 3:10 to Yuma, a train that will take the killer to trial. On the trail, Evans and Wade, each from very different worlds, begin to earn each other’s respect.
Directed by Delmer Daves, 3:10 to Yuma sees two of the Western genre’s most undervalued performers come together in perfect contrast. Heflin’s Evans is honest, almost saintly; but ultimately filling out his life with dullness and too much of a safe approach.
Sep 07, 2007 · A film review in Weekend on Friday about “3:10 to Yuma” misidentified the town to which a posse takes an outlaw to be put on the train to Yuma. It is Contention, not Bisbee.
Sep 06, 2007 · 3:10 to Yuma isn’t preoccupied with scenery and majestic vistas of a bygone era; it’s an action-thriller about fascinating people, and that’s what makes it more approachable and fun than other
Aug 31, 2007 · The mention of Collateral wasn’t accidental: that movie was written by Stuart Beattie, who wrote 3:10 To Yuma’s final draft. Indeed, 3:10 comes on …
3:10 to Yuma grossed an estimated $53,606,916 in the United States and $16,409,304 in other territories for a worldwide total of $70,016,220. Critical response. 3:10 to Yuma received positive reviews from critics. Film review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a rating of 89%, based on 219 reviews, with an average rating of 7.5/10. The
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May 27, 2010 · 3:10 to Yuma is an amazing remake that is way better than the old movie back in the 1950’s. It has my favorite actor Russell Crowe and it also has the ama Continue reading
Sep 13, 2007 · John Campea of The Movie Blog gives his quick review of 3:10 To Yuma.