Trailer for BLACKTHORN Makes Film Look Better than Initially Advertised


When we first reported on Blackthorn in March 2010, it sounded like a cheap attempt to cash in on the classic Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.  The plot had Butch Cassidy surviving the shootout in Bolivia and going under the new name "Blackthorn".  At the time, it sounded like it was an old criminal going in for one last heist, but the trailer and official synopsis have gone online and they make the movie seem more complex and interesting than the original logline.  Sam Shepard also makes for a good Western protagonist even though the older Butch Cassidy has become far more grizzled and a lot less lighthearted.  Also, since we get so few Westerns, I’m willing to give almost all of them a shot. Read More...


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