Surprisingly, the weekend after Labor Day has some tasty tidbits for you to check out on date night. I’ll dispense with making you watch a trailer for the slasher flick, Hatchet. Instead, Russell Crowe is quite believable as a cowboy gunman in 310 To Yuma. Here, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale and Gretchen Mol prove that the Western trend is staying around for a while — even though the movie isn’t perfect.
No, it’ s no Unforgiven (even though that’s how it’s being promoted). I mean, look at this classic Unforgiven clip and compare. The upshot? Russell Crowe is a very good actor with chops most can’t even approach. But he’s no Clint Eastwood. He can’t be. When it’s actor versus legend, legend always wins.Read More