hour of the gun

Uncovering Curiosities: John Sturges’ HOUR OF THE GUN

John Sturges’ 1967 western, Hour Of The Gun is not only a fine example of the genre, but it’s also one of the finest films focusing on the legendary lawman, Wyatt Earp. Sturges’ film is a pseudo-sequel to his 1957 film, Gunfight At [...]

November 20, 2021

The Genius Of James Garner

Nobody did laid-back cool quite like the great James Garner. An underrated star, Garner was probably the first person to move effortlessly between movies and television – something he often did over the course of his career. Maverick, The Great [...]

June 15, 2020

Notebook Reviews: SUNSET

Blake Edwards – 1988  Blake Edwards’ Sunset is an enjoyable comedy-thriller with a great pairing of James Garner (playing Wyatt Earp for the second time following Hour of the Gun) and Bruce Willis in the leads. Edwards’ film hits a [...]

April 12, 2020

The Passing Of An Acting Great: James Garner Dead at 86

  The great James Garner has died at the age of 86. At the minute the cause of death is unknown, but it is being reported that he died in his Los Angeles home. Nobody did laid-back cool quite like James Garner. An underrated star, Garner was [...]

July 20, 2014