Being miscast is nothing new for this talented actor, but in Sam Raimi's post-modern story, he stands out, even alongside Sharon Stone.
This misguided flop has much bigger than the usually charismatic Smith's performance, but his miscast incongruity plays a big part.
It's not hard to laugh watching Barrymore roast rabbit on a campfire and say things like, "I don't let my friends get hung."
Writer-director Peebles affects a grizzled anti-hero in the Eastwoodian vein -- and he's got the stare, but there's nothing behind it.
Though he was an accomplished horse rider and Western enthusiast, Cagney's silly ten-gallon hat did the actor no favors.
French anti-hero Delon has no business donning spurs, but the movie does poke fun at the casting by giving him funny character tics.
Walken can pull out just about anything -- except Westerns, as his weird, unbelievable performance in this flop makes clear.
The actor's unconvincing accent is one of the least authentic parts of his tale, and he doesn't look like he's last a minute on the frontier.
Rickman is wonderfully hapless in the role of a sadistic Australian rancher who enlists an American (Tom Selleck) to teach him about the West.