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‘THE THREE BURIALS OF MELQUIADES ESTRADA'

The Tex-Mex Western The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, written by Guillermo Arriaga and directed by Tommy Lee Jones, is like a guided tour so ineptly planned by travel agents that the bus keeps breaking down, wrong roads are taken, and the destination is never reached, and yet...and yet the views out the window are gorgeous and the company within the bus is oddball enough to be interesting. So the tour was a failure, but you had a...

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Richard Alleva has been reviewing movies for Commonweal since 1990.