Sam Elliott apologizes for slamming The Power of the Dog and its 'allusions of homosexuality'

Sam Elliott
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Sam Elliott has some regrets about that controversial Power of the Dog rant.

The actor has apologized for remarks he made earlier this year criticizing the film The Power of the Dog and its "allusions of homosexuality." Speaking at a Deadline panel, Elliott said he "wasn't very articulate" in describing his feelings about the film.

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Brendan Morrow

Brendan worked as a culture writer at The Week from 2018 to 2023, covering the entertainment industry, including film reviews, television recaps, awards season, the box office, major movie franchises and Hollywood gossip. He has written about film and television for outlets including Bloody Disgusting, Showbiz Cheat Sheet, Heavy and The Celebrity Cafe.