As an instrument of righteousness and retribution, 'Let Him Go' can feel both familiar and at times shockingly brutal, especially in its final climactic moments.
...there’s an earnest, old-fashioned sturdiness to writer-director Thomas Bezucha’s tale, anchored by the reliable, old-shoes pairing of Lane and Costner...
Diane Lane's turn as a grandmother dead-set on saving her grandson from his new guardians makes this more than the average rescue thriller.
... it's a joy to see them reunite for this arresting "western on wheels".
Kevin Costner excels in a gripping neo-western thriller.