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My Review of ‘Johnny Guitar’ (1954)

Personally, I love a good Western. Especially one with a totally kick-ass heroine like saloonkeeper Vienna in Johnny Guitar. It doesn’t hurt that Vienna is played by the proverbial mistress of “Don’t Mess with Me”, Joan Crawford. It seems Vienna … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Hell or High Water’ (2016)

This film has been hailed by critics as a revitalization of the Western movie. And it lives up to its hype. The movie jumps into action from the opening scene. Two brothers, divorced dad Toby (played by Chris Pine) and … Continue reading

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Original vs. Remake: ‘Stagecoach’

What can I say about the 1939 version of Stagecoach that hasn’t already been said? Stagecoach is the story of a motley diverse group of strangers who are in a hurry (for one reason or another) to beat feet get … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Red River’ (1948)

One of my favorite types of movies when I was growing up was the Western. At the time, there were quite a few TV series based on Westerns. In fact, the show Star Trek was pitched by its creator, Gene … Continue reading

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