The Zellner brothers, David and Nathan, wrote and directed this Western near-parody; though methodically conceived and occasionally tense, it’s slight and sluggish. . . . Some arch lines of dialogue recall the curlicued idioms of the Coen brothers’ scripts, and a few iconic gestures lend the bedraggled adventure a mythic dimension, but the Zellners’ big ideas remain theoretical.
June 15, 2018