Johnny Guitar

Johnny Guitar ★★★½

The first shot of this movie is literally a massive explosion and the film continues with this kind of OTT intensity for its run time. Everyone in the movie in every scene is exploding with anger or passion or both.
It's totally ridiculous, always verging on and often falling into absurd parody, but it's also laden with huge dollops of drama and is a great deal of fun.
In this way, Johnny Guitar may be the ultimate Jack Needle film.

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