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Damsel Movie Review: Zellner brothers’ latest is a darkly funny feminist western

Damsel Movie Review: Zellner brothers’ latest is a darkly funny feminist western

By Andrea Thompson

Westerns are big right now, and for good reason. Classic examples of the genre tend to embody American ideals of strong, heroic men triumphing over nature, beating the bad guys, and getting the pretty, helpless girl. It presents quite an opportunity to kill our idols (sometimes literally), and Damsel is a very enjoyable contribution to what has become a new tradition. Other films had moments of humor as they explored how our present beliefs sanitize our violent past and warp us today, but Damsel would rather use a more lighthearted tone as it gives us another example of how our assumptions cost us.

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