Rock Hudson is after Kirk Douglas in this Robert Aldrich western. Continue reading The Last Sunset (1961)
Everything goes in Wichita. Until Wyatt Earp shows up. Continue reading Wichita (1955)
A western spin on The Taming of the Shrew. Continue reading Bullwhip (1958)
Brother vs. brother vs. father, and old vs. new ways of life in this western. Continue reading Gunman’s Walk (1958)
A gunfighter returns after a long absence to save a town as well as his relationship with his son.
This is Jesse James as a heartthrob and a rebel with a cause.
Robert Taylor is after something more elusive than just buffalo in this psychological western.
my post in the Build Your Own Blogathon, (BYOB) in which 20 bloggers tagged each other, chose 20 films to write about in 20 days, each film connected in a different way. From Shadows & Satin’s choice, Cry of the City, I pick up Victor Mature and bring him here to Speakeasy and into one of the finest western movies ever made.
A curious title, a great cowboy and a romance in this month’s It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad Movie Challenge Continue reading The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing
Jason Robards finds water and life where there wasn’t any.
Lessons learned by cowboy Lee Marvin as he tries to find his place in a dying West.
Monsters may be scary, serial killers chilling, demented authority figures frightful, but there’s something especially disturbing about a comfortably familiar and otherwise wholly decent person gone horribly bad. Continue reading Henry Fonda in Once Upon a Time in the West
By far the most popular post on my blog is this one, on the life of WARD BOND. Not a day’s gone by since that someone searching for Ward-related info hasn’t come upon that piece. The post also brought a frequent commenter who’s become a great person to know, and so I’m pleased to host this guest post by Keith Payne, writing on Ward’s WAGON MASTER, a movie I’d only briefly touched on in my bio, mainly because I hadn’t seen it then. Please make Keith feel welcome and enjoy !