Silverado looks great and moves fast. Mr. Kasdan has packed his action well against the fearsomely long, dusty stretches of Western plain. [11 Jul 1985, p.1] show more
This movie is more sophisticated and complicated than the Westerns of my childhood, and it is certainly better looking and better acted. show more
Silverado is a completely successful physical attempt at reviving the western, but its script would need a complete rewrite for it to become more than just a small step in a full-scale western revival. [10 Jul 1985, p.5] show more
This is the best western of modern times. It features a who's who of actors, including a young Kevin Costner before he was a star. The images, music, and background are breathtaking. The story is well written. Everything you could ask for in a western.