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Review: Verbinski's 'Rango' puts the ugly back in 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'

Author: crossaffliction

small_Rango.jpg When first shown the trailer to Nickelodeon Movies’ Rango, I was unimpressed. Though the inclusion of Johnny Depp would normally be interesting, I assumed he was just another slumming celebrity voice. And the character designs were a bit offputting. To put it mildly. But the revelation that the director for the movie was Gore Verbinski did pique my interest.

Rango is Verbinski’s eighth film; previous work includes such oddities as Mousehunt (which furry fans may be somewhat familiar with), the American remake of The Ring (one of Bravo’s “100 Scariest Movie Moments” selections), and the three released Pirates of the Caribbean movies — the third of which made him one of only four directors to gross over a billion dollars at the box office (putting him in the company of Peter Jackson, Christopher Nolan and Ursa Major Award-winning James Cameron). In other words, Verbinski is a director to watch.

But does Rango live up to some of his previous works?

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One response

  1. Tidbits

    Whether the plot was obvious or not i don’t know, but I know I sincerely enjoyed the fact the characters fit within the rough view of the west, it really brings out character, and not all character is a GOOD kind.

    March 23, 2011 at 11:50 pm

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