Tag Archives: western

The Shootist (1976) Rated PG

A dying gunfighter wants to spend his last days with as little pain as possible and to die with dignity. Based on the novel by  Glendon Swarthout. Starring John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart, John Carradine. This was … Continue reading

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Big Hero 6 (2014) Rated PG

A friendship emerges between a robot and a boy. They band together with a group of friends to become a team of heroes. Starring Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller A thoughtful and entertaining Disney film, I thought this … Continue reading

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Cowboys & Aliens (2011) Rated PG-13

Aliens attack Earth in the Wild West of 1843. A group of cowboys and Native Americans band together to fight them. Based on the graphic novel of the same name by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg. Starring Daniel Craig, Abigail Spencer, Buck … Continue reading

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One-Eyed Jacks (1961) Rated NR

After a bank robbery, the two partners go on the run. One takes the money and leaves the other to get caught. Once he gets out of prison, he goes after he’s partner. Starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado … Continue reading

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The Man From Laramie (1955)

Rated NR Great Story. Beautifully filmed. I relished in James Stewart’s performance but I must say that Arthur Kennedy took the show. His performance almost out shines Stewart’s. This film isn’t your average Western. It’s more of a mystery or … Continue reading

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Wyatt Earp (1994)

Rated PG-13 Why does Kevin Costner’s films always last forever? I think I lost interest in this film between Kevin coming on-screen to the last scene. Now, I know we were going through Wyatt Earp’s life and he did have a … Continue reading

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Oscar Films 2011

 Cimarron (1931) Rated NR Director Wesley Ruggles’ sweeping adaptation of Edna Ferber’s classic American novel was the first Western to win the Best Picture Oscar. Richard Dix stars as Yancey Cravat, a larger-than-life pioneer and newspaperman who moves his family … Continue reading

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The Far Country (1955)

Rated NR The Far Country is another great western starring James Stewart. The writing was excellent in keeping Stewart as an anti-hero for as long as possible. As much as the film was excellent, I kept wondering who Stewart was going … Continue reading

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The Naked Spur (1953)

Rated NR This is a Western. It has a hero, who is trying to get his life back after the Civil War. An outlaw who is running from the law (of course). A woman torn between the two. It has gun … Continue reading

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