The horse in question we come to know as Spirit, leader of the cimarron herd and a victim of his own curiosity. An unnecessary trip down to a cowboy campground earns Spirit a pair of lassos around his neck for his troubles, and the rough riders turn the reluctant buck over to the Army for labor.
Continue reading: Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Review
The horse in question we come to know as Spirit, leader of the Cimmaron herd and a victim of his own curiosity. An unnecessary trip down to a cowboy campground earns Spirit a pair of lassos around his neck for his troubles, and the rough riders turn the reluctant buck over to the Army for labor.
Continue reading: Spirit: Stallion of the Cimmaron Review
Take away Hans Zimmer's self-important score and the endless parade of gratingly whiney (or should I say whinny?) soundtrack anthems by 1980s blue-collar rocker Bryan Adams, and "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron" has the heart of a winning animated mini-epic about a proud young mustang in the vast expanses of the Old West.
Gorgeously painted in scenic sunset and columbine field watercolors, and narrated (by Matt Damon) from the horse's point of view, it is a grand adventure that encompasses cowboys and Indians, the U.S. cavalry and the western charge of the railroad. But the music is like a lasso around the picture's neck, preventing the story from running free (which is ironically what most of the songs are about) and dating it so badly that the film doesn't have a chance of standing the test of time.
After a few brief scenes of Spirit as a playful pony, story proper begins when the handsome brown bronco is captured by the Cavalry and taken to a fort where a Custer-like commander (voiced by James Cromwell) resolves to break him and make him a soldier's mount. An amusing corral sequence follows as the defiant, determined Spirit bucks, kicks and throws rider after rider.
Continue reading: Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimmaron Review
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