A sprawling, star-studded horse opera, LARRY MCMURTRY'S STREETS OF LAREDO, the sequel to LONESOME DOVE (1989), has more to do with the reality of 1990s TV than with the myth of the American West.
Pea Parker (Sam Shepard), a homesteader, gets word from Captain Woodrow Call (James Garner), a bounty hunter and former Texas Ranger; Call wants Parker's help tracking a sadistic young bandit, Joey Garza (Alexis Cruz), responsible for a string of bloody train robberies. Parker, loath to leave his
wife Lorena (Sissy Spacek), an ex-hooker turned schoolmarm, and family, sets out with misgivings.
Call rides with Ted Plunkert (Tristan Tait), a young deputy, and Ben Brook...