What you may need to know:
2. “In a world…” Classic.
3. This has had a very troubled gestation. Original director Lynne Ramsay left on the first day of production. Gavin O’Connor then took over. Ewan McGregor replaced both Jude Law and Bradley Cooper, and Joel Edgerton replaced Michael Fassbender.
4. Combined with distribution troubles, high production costs and traditional audience apathy for Westerns in general, and the prognosis doesn’t look too healthy.
5. Broadsheet prognosis: Western woes.
Release Date: January 29
Mark blogs at Whybother.ie