western

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

Uncovering Curiosities: Lance Daly’s BLACK ’47

Director Lance Daly’s 2018 release, Black ’47 is a western-tinged revenge tale set amongst the backdrop of the Great Irish Famine (An Gorta Mór). It’s a gritty tale, which uses the darkest point in Irish history as a stepping-off point [...]

September 4, 2020

Poster & Trailer For Horror/Western THE PALE DOOR

Movies In Focus is getting serious From Dusk Till Dawn vibes from this poster for The Pale Door. The western–horror looks like it might deliver some effect low budget thrills, but I think that the Aaron B. Koontz film won’t be any type [...]

July 29, 2020

Blu-ray Review: Do Not Forsake Classic Western HIGH NOON

With one of the greatest opening sequences in film history, High Noon kicks-off in an outstanding fashion and this 1952 film just gets better and better as it builds towards its climax. Director Alfred Zinnemann delivers one of the great westerns [...]

October 5, 2019

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