“Slow West”: Oh give me a home, where the kiwi roam

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“Slow West” is now playing on DirecTV and on video-on-demand. R, 1:24, three and a half stars out of four.

The movie is filmed in New Zealand, starring two Australian actors and an Irish actor, and was written and directed by a Scotsman.
So, of course, “Slow West” is a Western.

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Sundance Film Festival: Nothing new under the sun in “Young Ones”

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I love the future world that writer-director Jake Paltrow has painstakingly built in his sci-fi Western “Young Ones.” I’m less enamored of who he put in that world, and what he had them do.

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