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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

3 1/2 Stars (out of 4)

With this six-pack anthology, the Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan, have sent a love-letter on a picture postcard to all the Western fans out there. Like some of the Coens' stranger films, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs will not be to every taste, but for a few of us it's a treasure trove worth re-visiting, whether in small dips, or in another deep-dive. It's an odd film, funny and haunting, by turns, and it takes a little getting used to. Most anthology films — and the majority of them seem to be of the horror genre — usually strike their viewers with an uneven quality; there's a difference of pitch or tone among the different tales and they don't often seem to match up. Moreover, despite their seeming simplicity, short films (like short stories) are not as easy as they look, and finding an ending is always an issue... (More)

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