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Jeymes Samuel, the director of Netflix’s highly anticipated new feature The harder they fall, he grew up watching and loving westerns. However, he always felt that something was missing, indeed, someone. Many someone. “Traditionally in Hollywood westerns, blacks, Chinese, other people of color and women have always been shown as submissive,” said Samuel, as part of Netflix’s press material for his newly released film for the streamer. marks his directorial debut. And that was born of real-life characters from the Old West. Characters that include men and women of color that these kinds of gender stories have all too often overlooked.

A review from USA Today calls this a “trendy western shooter to remember”. And it was certainly one of the most anticipated Netflix out in October. It debuted in select theaters towards the end of the month, and Netflix made it available for streaming starting today.

The harder they fall – now streaming on Netflix

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A scene from the new Netflix original movie, “The Harder They Fall”. Image source: David Lee / Netflix

The basic storyline here is pretty simple. The central character – outlaw Nat Love, played by Jonathan Majors – learns that his nemesis Rufus Buck (played by Idris Elba) is getting out of prison. Love sets out to reunite his gang, track down Buck and seek revenge.

“Those who ride with him in this safe and rightfully new school western include his former love Stagecoach Mary (Zazie Beetz), his men on the right and left – the short-tempered Bill Pickett (Edi Gathegi) and the quick-witted Jim Beckwourth. (RJ Cyler) – and surprisingly an opponent turned ally, “explains Netflix. Rufus Buck, meanwhile, has his own terrifying crew.

They include “Treacherous” Trudy Smith (Regina King) and Cherokee Bill (LaKeith Stanfield). “I loved westerns so much growing up that when they invented Google, I started researching all these great characters that we never got to know through movies,” Samuel told Netflix.

The real Lone Ranger

Fun fact about this movie: In it, Delroy Lindo plays a black United States Marshal named Bass Reeves. You’ve probably never heard that name before. But you’ve almost certainly heard the name of Reeves-based pop culture figure: The Lone Ranger.

In addition to Rotten TomatoesMeanwhile, the film has pretty stellar scores right from the start. It has an Audience Score of 93% right now, based on 50+ user ratings. And the critics score is 88%, based on 117 reviews. I like this 4/5 rating from Rant screen: “The harder they fall it’s a nice and worthy addition to the Western canon that knows how to have fun with a family story. “

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