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Emerald Cowboy Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 2.0
    21

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 20

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    The filmmakers may have aimed for doc-like authenticity, but the result is more like a QVC fabulous fake.

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  • 20

    out of 100

    The New York Times Dave Kehr

    Though Mr. Hayata seems convinced that he is a colorful, romantic figure, the movie itself is crushingly mundane and unlikely to attract any audience beyond close relatives.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Sheri Linden

    Having tackled treacherous terrain to film Hayata's story, the filmmakers miss the opportunity to deliver a scorching testament to the dangers and passions that drive the saga.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    Rich in authentic locales but is unevenly directed by Andrew Molina and is hazy in its chronology. Hayata's story in all its myriad implications might well have been better told in documentary form.

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