TV review by Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

So-so Western is well-acted but moves at a snail's pace.

Netflix Drama 2017

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 17+

Not a predictable Hollywood script.

The violence and rape make it, for me, only acceptable for adults. Common sense says it moves at a snails pace. That's only because in the last 20 years our society has been inundated with movies that have non-stop action and almost no story line or character development. This movie is rich in story and has well developed characters along with plenty of action. It also doesn't follow the typical Hollywood script, so there are plenty of surprises. A perfect balance.
age 18+

I very much enjoyed this!

This is not “snail paced”, it’s perfectly paced in my opinion. Never is there a pointless time, or a time you wish would hurry up. Everything has a purpose. It’s no fluff, yet not lacking in character depth, or plot. I really liked this. I’ve seen many worse and more boring westerns than this. This is no way a “so so” western at a “snail pace”. :) It’s not rushed, it’s just on time. Good characters, good script, great locations, good directing, beautiful music, and nicely balanced action that doesn’t over do it with the notorious, neither does it downplay the dangerous. The good guys aren’t superhero’s, but neither are they a bunch of wimps that cannot fight. There are some brief moments of nudity, but nothing over the top. There is a little questionable and unconventional conduct, but this is the Wild West. I wanted a series I could settle down with and enjoy, and which wouldn’t take ages for things to progress, or go on for seasons resulting in the same things done over and over. I don’t think this is original, but it is done very well in my opinion. A good thing too, is there remains strength in the characters you’d look to. I really liked the good guys, and the bad guys were not overbearing, yet I still shouted “Yes!” When they got done.

This title has:

Great messages
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TV Details

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