Judging by the first poster that was released for the film can you guess which star the film was centered around? Thats right Johnny Depp. That last few Johnny Depp movies I have seen he has been spot on for the role. This is no different. Johnny Depp played a great Tonto. And then there is Armie Hammer (The Social Network). Hammer is somewhat new to Hollywood and does not have the star power to play the lead role in huge budget movie. I am not sure what it is about Hammer but he missed the nail on playing the Lone Ranger. His acting was just bad and he seemed so far out of place that not even the great acting of Depp could save this film. The movie was so bad my mom didn't even like it enough to recommend it to her friends.
Because I was not familiar with the radio and TV shows I asked her why she did not like it. She said it was completely reversed from the originals. In the originals Tonto was the one getting into trouble and would be saved by the Ranger. However, in the film Tonto was always telling the Lone Ranger how to be successful and even saved him once or twice. I would say this movie was a complete disaster and would not recommend it unless you just want to go see a movie one night this week.