Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The Burrowers

The Burrowers is a 2008 horror/Western film. The world needs more horror Westerns. This is more akin to a vampire movie than anything else, I think. It stars Clancy Brown (who has a ST: Enterprise connection).

The Husband doesn't like this at all, objecting to the gore. The Younger Son and I can't understand how we missed all the gore, because we just didn't see it. We like it just fine and think it's worth re-watching. It's a matter of perspective. Some of us are more sensitive to gore than others.


DVD Talk does not like it and concludes,
"The Burrowers" is determined to get somewhere profound with a strange brew of perspectives, but it rarely electrifies, making the promise of a sequel at the end of the film feel more like a threat.
DVD Verdict says, "if you can get through some of the slower, character-building moments in the beginning, you will be rewarded with a fun creature romp." Rotten Tomatoes gives it a score of 70%.

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