‘Bone Tomahawk’ moseys along, but ultimately works (Our grade: B-)

This photo provided by Twilight Riders, LLC shows, Richard Jenkins, left, as Chicory and Kurt Russell as Sheriff Franklin Hunt in the western film “Bone Tomahawk,” an RLJ Entertainment release. The movie opens in U.S. theaters Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. (Scott Everett White/Twilight Riders, LLC via AP)

This photo provided by Twilight Riders, LLC shows, Richard Jenkins, left, as Chicory and Kurt Russell as Sheriff Franklin Hunt in the western film “Bone Tomahawk,” an RLJ Entertainment release. The movie opens in U.S. theaters Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. (Scott Everett White/Twilight Riders, LLC via AP)

Cary Darling – Forth Worth Star-Telegram

On the list of things the world needs, a mashup of “The Searchers” and “Hannibal” is pretty far down there. But if there is going to be such a thing, the smartly cast and well-crafted “Bone Tomahawk” fills the bill nicely.

Kurt Russell is flinty Franklin Hunt, the sheriff of a small, sunburnt town on the edge of the Western frontier who leads a posse into hostile territory to rescue his deputy (Evan Jonigkeit), the town doctor (Lili Simmons) and a strange drifter (David Arquette) from the clutches of a tribe of renegade American Indians.

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