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Two Rode Together (1961) Rated NR

A corrupt marshal and an army friend negotiate the release of white captives from the Comanches, but their reintegration into society has its consequences. Based on the book Comanche Captives by Will Cook. Starring James Stewart, Richard Widmark, and Shirley … Continue reading

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Love’s Abiding Joy (2006) Rated PG

Missie and Willie Lahaye move west and settle, but still, hardships continue as Missie wants to teach and Willie attends to their young daughter. Life and death happen as they both try to survive the harsh reality of the west. … Continue reading

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Hell on Wheels (AMC) Rated TV-14

Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows a group of Union Soldiers, bent on revenge for the killing of his wife and child. Starring Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy. I loved this show. It’s brilliantly written and much … Continue reading

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The American West (2016) Rated TV-14

This miniseries chronicles the American West from 1865 to 1890. Starring Jonathan C. Stewart, Mo Brings Plenty, Deborah Lee Douglas, Joshua David McLerran, Bert Thomas Morris, Glynn Praesel, David H. Stevens, Will Strongheart, Erik Young. This docu-series talks about the … Continue reading

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Theodore Bikel (1924-2015)

(1924-2015)  My Fair Lady (1964) Rated NR A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.  Knight Rider (1982) Rated TV-PG A lone crime fighter … Continue reading

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The Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy (2006) Rated NR

This documentary tells the story of how the U.S. government “transitioned” the Cherokee Nation across the country to the Indian territory. Starring Shane Alan Bowers, John Buttram, Robert J. Conley, James Garner This is the award-winning, untold story of Cherokee Nation … Continue reading

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Seven Alone (1974) Rated G

A frontier family heads West to start a new life.  On the way, both the mother and the father die, leaving their seven children to travel on alone. Based on the true story of the Sager Children. Starring Dewey Martin, … Continue reading

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A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) Rated R

A sheep farmer in the west falls for a gunslinger’s wife. Starring Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Neil Patrick Harris, Sarah Silverman I didn’t find this movie funny. Surprisingly because I don’t like crude humor which … Continue reading

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Top 10 Films of 2014

These films are ones that I watched for the first time this year and are the best I have seen this year. They are not usually released this year. Here are the films in no particular order:  Straight A’s (2013) Rated R Pressured by … Continue reading

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Westward the Women (1951) Rated NR

A trail guide escorts a group of women west to become brides. Starring Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel, Hope Emerson This film stayed with me after watching it. Unlike most westerns that make women more the fairer sex, William Wellman allowed … Continue reading

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