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Title: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: marmota-b on February 16, 2008, 02:47:50 AM
It was released here in CR, it costs 39 CZK, but it has some bad reviews, so I'm wondering whether I should spend those 39 CZK or not. ;D Do you think it's worth it?

Maybe I should take the risk and let you others know...


Title: Re: Reverend Colt - anybody seen that?
Post by: cigar joe on February 16, 2008, 04:11:11 AM
Doesn't  the CR have rental stores or better yet a Netflix type service? If not you can start it and make a million korunas .  ;)


Title: Re: Reverend Colt - anybody seen that?
Post by: marmota-b on February 16, 2008, 04:17:23 AM
Doesn't  the CR have rental stores or better yet a Netflix type service? If not you can start it and make a million korunas .  ;)

We have rental stores, there are two of them in my town, but as far as I know, they don't have many western DVD's... the one we're going to doesn't even have OUATITW DVD, only a VHS... or at least didn't have it last year when I wanted to screen it in my school.
I'm not a business type person. Maybe my sister or friend would do it... ;D
But in a way it isn't so needed now, when so many companies started issuing these cheap DVD's... for what you'd pay the rental service you get the whole DVD forever.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: titoli on November 15, 2008, 03:29:47 PM
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066295/

http://www.spaghettiwestern.altervista.org/vari-west17.htm

At IMDb you can read the only reviewer's opinion, at SW they dub this as "sleep-inducing". But both reviews admit that Madison saves himself from the disaster. He dons a very beautiful hat, BTW. The story is about Madison, former bounty-killer turned into a protestant priest because, when revenging himself of his (reverend) father's assassins killed also a boy by mistake. He wants to build a church in sheriff Harrison's hostile town and he will make it after he helps a besieged group of travellers to save themselves from the attack of the bandit Meticcio's gang.
The score sometimes is good, but the movie is just an amass of already-seen, when not embarassingly re-made, scenes, weak dialogues and incompetent acting. 3\10 is my generous evaluation, all because Madison manages himself quite well out of this crap.   


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: marmota-b on November 16, 2008, 03:24:23 AM
Thanks, Titoli. I think now I'm glad I didn't buy it in the end. There are other, better films I can spend the money on. Our house is small and there's no room in it for 3/10 films.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: titoli on November 16, 2008, 09:05:53 AM
But always keep in mind that this is just MY evaluation.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: stanton on November 16, 2008, 09:19:15 AM
Average fits this SW well enough


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: marmota-b on November 17, 2008, 01:26:40 AM
But always keep in mind that this is just MY evaluation.

Yeah, but nobody else seems to be very keen on it either. I can live without it.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: Banjo on November 22, 2008, 09:49:47 AM
I must've read some good comments about this somewhere as i was induced to buy the Franco Cleef disc (spliced in places >:().I started watching this a few months also but nodded off,not a good sign i know.  :-[  Somehow i never got round to finish it but i'll try and finish it soon on 2nd attempt.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: Arizona Colt on November 22, 2008, 12:37:10 PM
I have yet to watch this one, either. Isn't Richard Harrison the lead? That's bad sign enough right there. His sword & sandal movies are enjoyable, though. He seems to be alive in those.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: marmota-b on November 22, 2008, 12:56:01 PM
Isn't Richard Harrison the lead?

Should be, yes.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: titoli on November 22, 2008, 04:12:47 PM
Should be, yes.

But he isn't. Guy Madison is.

Noteworthy that in the spanish version is absent the initial scene with a woman stripping and cuddling naked to Madison which is included in the italian version.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: marmota-b on November 23, 2008, 12:39:10 AM
But he isn't. Guy Madison is.

Now I don't know whether they had it wrong on CSFD or I remembered it wrong. ???


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: Arizona Colt on November 23, 2008, 02:25:25 AM
Now I don't know whether they had it wrong on CSFD or I remembered it wrong. ???

Harrison is the co-star.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: marmota-b on November 23, 2008, 05:09:47 AM
Harrison is the co-star.

I see. CSFD doesn't say who plays whom, and they somehow listed Harrison first.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: Banjo on November 23, 2008, 06:45:51 AM
Watched it this morning and it's not all that bad actually,definitely worth more than 3 out of 10 and that's coming from someone who's not a fan particularly of Guy Madison.Obviously made on a lowish budget but still manages to be reasonably engaging with colourful characters and plenty of action.I like the idea of Madison being the son of a murdered preacher.This leads to a vengeful life of bounty hunting but he eventually becomes a preacher himself who's drawn into his old ways after being wrongly accused of a bank heist.  Richard Harrisson is his usual wooden self (doesn't really bother me,i quite like his films)playing the towns sheriff who initially shields the Reverend from a lynching but only really figures in the first and last 15 minutes of the film.

An average but enjoyable 5 out of 10.  :)


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: marmota-b on November 23, 2008, 08:19:12 AM
Hm-hm... should I try to get it? :D


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: Arizona Colt on November 23, 2008, 10:52:02 AM
I see. CSFD doesn't say who plays whom, and they somehow listed Harrison first.

I hadn't watched it yet but I thought he was at least in the film which was the main reason I hadn't looked at it yet.


Title: Re: Reverend Colt (1971)
Post by: Banjo on November 23, 2008, 02:19:21 PM
Hm-hm... should I try to get it? :D

I'd go along with this review:- :)

http://lovelockandload.com/mainsite/Reverend%20Colt