butch cassidy and the sundance kid

The Sundance Kid: Robert Redford

The mighty Robert Redford is one of the all-time great movie stars. He’s a politically active star, although one who has spent a lot of time carefully crafting his screen image and a wonderfully rich filmography since he big screen debut in the [...]

February 21, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Mateo Gil’s BLACKTHORN

Director Mateo Gil’s Blackthorn is a revisionist western starring the late Sam Shepard, that supposes that Butch Cassidy didn’t die in his infamous shootout with the Bolivian army (alongside The Sundance Kid) in 1908, but that he lived in the [...]

September 17, 2020

Blu-ray Review: HELL OR HIGH WATER Is Highly Recommended

A stripped down neo-western, Hell Or High Water is a freewheeling and dusty affair. David Mackenzie’s cops and robbers movie plays like a ‘70s drama, with humour and drama intertwining to give a beautifully balanced piece that’s tense and [...]

January 18, 2017

Pondering Movies: The Loss Of The Zeitgeist

The passing of time makes me look fondly at older movies, movies that I saw when I was younger. It is simply getting more and more difficult to find enjoyment in mainstream Hollywood movies. A decade or so ago, films like Cast Away or Vanilla Sky [...]

July 9, 2013