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Wild Wild West Movie Review Summary

Actors: Will Smth, Kevin Kline, Salma Hayek

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Several years after the end of the Civil War, U.S. Army Captain James West (Will Smith) and U.S. Marshal Artemus Gordon (Kevin Kline) find themselves unwillingly teaming up to capture General "Blood-Bath" McGrath (Ted Levine), a renegade Southern general who has been trading kidnapped scientists for weapons with a mysterious partner.
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Tracking McGrath to New Orleans via the last image in the eyes of a decapitated scientist, West and Gordon discover the identity of their true foe: Dr. Arliss Loveless (Kenneth Branagh), an ex-Confederate scientist now confined to a wheelchair. This point is driven home when they witness Loveless' newest invention, a tank, slay McGrath's entire regiment.

Now, the two must combine West's shoot-'em-up skills and Gordon's super-advanced inventiveness to stop a racist madman and his giant, mechanical spider from kidnapping President Grant (also Kevin Kline) and taking over the United States of America.
The review of this Movie prepared by James Craver




Based on the 1960s classic TV show, the movie features Will Smith taking on the demanding role of Jim West. The movie contains lots of cool gadgetry that makes it an 1800s-meets-21st-century kind of film. The crew that made this film do a very nice job making it look like the United States in the 1800s, complete with a portrayal of Ulysses S. Grant.
The review of this Movie prepared by Teddy



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   special war tech. Comedy or Parody about    -   westerns

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male    -   Male Profession/status:    -   champion of justice    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american    -   Black (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius

Setting

United States    -   Yes    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   Southwest    -   West Desert?    -   Yes Desert:    -   dying of thirst, sunburn Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   moving train    -   fort/military installation    -   bar    -   fancy mansion    -   moving train    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   licking    -   seeing nude male butt Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   frying (electrocuted)    -   flamed    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives    -   blunt clubbing (like seals)    -   visually blown into pieces Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Is this movie based on a    -   TV show    -   TV show

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