Based on 42 Critics
  • Oddly, the published screenplay – while far from McCarthy's top-drawer – reads better than it plays. What's onscreen recalls a line from No Country: "It's a mess, ain't it, Sheriff?" show more

  • What's missing is dramatic subtext and surprise, as well as any playfulness that might have kept us guessing about the plot. show more

  • McCarthy's screenplay, a tangle of doublecrosses and dead men, has just been published. Those who really want to know what's going on would be advised to buy a copy. show more

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