Directed by Jacques Audiard.
Starring John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Riz Ahmed, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rutger Hauer, Rebecca Root and Carol Kane.
In 1850s Oregon, the infamous duo of assassins, Eli and Charlie Sisters, chase a gold prospector and his unexpected ally.
Ah, the western, a once hyper-popular genre reduced to a once or twice a year novelty. How the mighty fall. But at least they don’t fall too far. For the past few years, the steady trickle of westerns has at least given us a few good movies – see Hostiles, Bone Tomahawk, and Django Unchained – and one damn near perfect video game. So does this year’s first and perhaps only major entry into the genre maintain this narrow stream’s steady flow? Eh, I guess.
The Sisters Brothers follows Eli and Charlie sisters (John C Riley and Joaquin Phoenix) as they track down their latest bounty,