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Hostiles (2017)Hostiles (2017)

Hostiles (2017)

Drama, History, Western

7.5

movie

United States of America

English

A-list actors, Well-acted

2017

Scott Cooper

Adam Beach, Ava Cooper, Ben Foster

134 min

Synopsis

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.

Our Take

7.5
Bilal Zouheir

The work of two people stand out here: the actor Christian Bale and the cinematographer Masanobu Takayanagi (Silver Linings Playbook, Warrior, The Grey, Spotlight, etc.) Bale plays an Army Captain who agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief and his family through treacherous lands. The general and the chief, being old enemies, embark on a journey where their conflict seems the least of their worries. The cinematography is lush and reminiscent of the classics of the Western genre. It is a harshly stunning film you should watch.

Comments

B
Bill

What a GREAT BiG MOVIE about a simple story.

S
Sinister Dexter

I sat enthralled by much of the film – from the stunning cinematography to many of the performances. But the penultimate scene of the film absolutely floored me; I’m still not sure I’ve processed it fully, much less accepted it. I would still recommend the film so everyone can decide for themselves.

D
damanda

Gave me back hope for cinema. It’s proof that there is room for things that are not commercial, for emotion, beauty and sentiments. Simply great cinema.

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