Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »
Story of a young Wyatt Earp before he became a lawman. When someone important to him is killed he sets out to find the one responsible. He is joined by some friends among whom are Bat Masterson and Doc Holliday.
Mason Bell lives in the East Village of NYC in a studio apartment over a bar he owns with his ex-wife who is now married to another woman. His mother-in-law is his landlady. Mason's feels the walls closing in.
This is the story of two people, from totally different backgrounds and social status. The boy is a Swiss immigrant working to help his impoverished family, and the girl comes from an ... See full summary »
Following Wyatt Earp's great great-granddaughter as she battles demons and other creatures. With her unique abilities and a posse of dysfunctional allies, she's the only thing that can bring the paranormal to justice.
Since the whole gunfight at the OK corral has been done before, this attempts a look at the Wyatt Earp back story. Concentrating on his love affair and eventual marriage to singer, Josie Marcus.
Unfortunately, this is just not as interesting as the gunfight and plays very much like Hallmark card western. Or perhaps like an episode of old TV series like 'Bonanza' or 'The High Chaperal,' where the talk always dominated any action.
But the main fault is that the leading character, the future Mrs. Earp is downright dull. Marie Osmond might have a pleasant singing voice, and since there are two musical interludes, I assume this is one of the reasons she got the part, she is just not a good actress.
In fact her role of Josie is so wet and feeble, it beggars belief she would be the reason two men are so crazed about her and fall hopelessly in love with her. She comes across as more a young Dorothy from the 'Wizard of Oz' rather than the strong independent woman the script is trying to make her out to be.
And since the film revolves mostly around her relationship with Wyatt Earp, it also makes her the weak link. The other Earp brothers hardly get a line between them and only Doc Holiday has a little bit more to do.
The film tries for a sweeping grandiose epic feel of a momentous event in western lore but just ends up been slow. The denouement with the villains takes an age to arrive.
With true classic films like 'My Darling Clementine' & 'Gunfight at the OK Corral,' and even the more recent 'Tombstone' to compare this to, it comes off very poorly. And you'd be advised to watch any or all of the others mentioned for a much better version of what happened at the infamous OK corral.
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