Friday movie roundup – Sept. 7

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Three R-rated movies for you this week, all three of them good, and at least two of them liable to divide audiences considerably.

The fairly sure bet is “3:10 to Yuma,” a fine Western starring Russell Crowe and Christian Bale. It’s from the director of “Walk the Line,” which makes sense. It seems the kind of movie Johnny Cash would like.

At the moment, my review of “The Brothers Solomon” is the only positive one listed at Rotten Tomatoes. Will Forte and Will Arnett make me laugh a lot, and I think the film’s peculiar style of humor is interesting. So sue me.

People will also be split (though probably more evenly) on “Shoot ‘Em Up,” which is sort of a spoof and sort of an homage to loud, ridiculous action flicks. My review of it will be at aaaaaany minute now. is at right here.