western

Review: SUNRISE Is A Surprising Supernatural Thriller

We go into films with certain expectations. We imagine what a film will be like, based on a title, a logline,  a poster or a trailer. I went into Andrew Baird’s Sunrise with a certain idea of what I thought I was getting. I expected a vampire [...]

February 17, 2024

Review: Neal McDonough Stars In Neo-Western BOON

Neal McDonough is someone who steals scenes as a supporting actor in big-budget films (Minority Report) and popular television shows (Yellowstone). However, away from delivering first-rate support, McDonough also gets to prove his leading man bone [...]

May 29, 2023

Uncovering Curiosities: Peter Fonda’s THE HIRED HAND

Easy Rider helped change the mechanics of Hollywood when it was released in 1969. Both Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda were given carte blanche by Universal Pictures to produce whatever they wanted, with Hopper going on to produce the ill-fated The [...]

February 11, 2022

Kevin Costner To Star In & Direct The Western HORIZON

It looks like the great Kevin Costner is going to use the massive success of television’s Yellowstone to get a long-gestating passion project off the ground. Costner has announced that he’ll direct, star in, produce and finance the [...]

January 29, 2022

Kevin Costner – The Last Of The Hollywood Cowboys

Born on the 18 January, 1955, Kevin Costner was an avid film fan who up in California. Fascinated by epic westerns such as Red River and How the West Was Won, he dreamed of being cowboy (a dream that would be fulfilled many years later). Following [...]

January 18, 2022

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

Uncovering Curiosities: Brent Christy’s THE WARRANT

  The general belief is that the western is dead. Modern audiences haven’t embraced the genre in a long time and over the last decade or so there have been few big budget attempts at bringing the ‘Oater’ back to the masses. However, away [...]

September 25, 2021

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