Sometimes you just need to watch someone shoot something. In the case of Godless, it’s a town of women shooting pretty much everyone. The isn’t a Little Women remake; it’s a gun-slinging Western with a twist.
Nearly all the men in this small mining town were killed in a mining accident. In the aftermath, the women of the town have to step up to keep things running. This makes the town weak and vulnerable, or so think the gang of outlaws who set on the town thing.