The Magnificent Seven

Western Action Adventure


An oppressed village in the old west hire seven gunmen to help defend their land.

This old-school western is a moderately entertaining distraction full of all the clichés we've come to expect; good guys, bad guys and gunfights galore. The plot is predictable, although in a time when westerns are few and far between, "The Magnificent Seven" provides a refreshing throwback to a forgotten genre. Granted, those seeking to reminisce the classic won't find any semblance here apart from the iconic score and sweeping frontier scenery. Decent, but far from magnificent.

Andrew O'Dea

Wide Release 29th September 2016
Sony Pictures 133 mins