Wed., July 27, 2011
Review: ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ Ain’t ‘ET’
“Cowboys & Aliens’’ -- it sounds like a game you’d play in a 21st century backyard. That title, the presence of Harrison Ford, and the Steven Spielberg imprimatur (he’s on board as executive producer) promise blockbuster Americana with a sprinkling of extraterrestrials, a cinematic summer picnic suitable for the whole family. Trust me: Leave the littlest guys at home because “E.T.’’ this ain’t. As directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man’’), “Cowboys & Aliens’’ is a hell-for-leather action film with a healthy serving of scares. It really is “Aliens’’ on the open plains, “Independence Day’’ for the nation’s centennial, and what the movie lacks in originality and stick-to-your-ribs Western authenticity, it makes up for in pell-mell multiplex entertainment/Ty Burr, Boston.com. More here. (AP Photo/Universal Studios-Dreamworks II Distribution)
Question: Am I the only one in Hucks Nation who can't wait to see this one?