Hostiles (2017)

Set in 1892, Hostiles tells the story of a legendary Army Captain (Christian Bale), who after stern resistance, reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief (Wes Studi) and his family back to tribal lands. Making the harrowing… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 22, 2017
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Sasha Stone

This latest incarnation of the great American Western finds its truth in the tangled roots of our own mythmaking.

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Todd McCarthy
Hollywood Reporter

A mournful, sorrowful, persistently powerful Western set in a world of beauty, tears and blood.

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Fred Topel
We Live Entertainment

A solid addition to the post-Unforgiven western.

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Peter Debruge

"Hostiles" ultimately falls back on the same one-dimensional archetypes, depicting Native Americans either as ruthless savages or as stoic sages, with nothing in between.

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Victor Stiff
Film School Rejects

With an exceptional lead performance by Bale and some of the year's most stunning cinematography, Hostiles ruff-and-tumble world is worth visiting.

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Courtney Howard
Fresh Fiction

This is a somber, contemplative, steadied film infused with resonant, modern social commentary. Overall, Hostiles gives a fully satisfying audience experience.

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David Ehrlich

"Hostiles" finds its footing as it begins to reckon with the moral underpinnings of the Western genre.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Christian Bale does a star turn as a macho soldier in this sometimes beautiful and sometimes flawed western.

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Luke Y. Thompson

Between bouts of violence, it's a dull journey

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