Tag Archives: Western

Walter Huston in ‘The Treasure of the Sierra Madre’ for the ‘O Canada! Blogathon’

How to describe this movie. It’s an adventure film. It’s a drama. It’s a Western (or neo-Western). It is also a classic film and, as it happens, one of the first Hollywood movies to be shot on location outside the … Continue reading

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‘Billy the Kid vs. Dracula’ (B-Movie Review) — Part Four

I hope you’re all enjoying a restful holiday this weekend. Having started this weird review ambitious project reviewing this peculiar film, let’s get it over with proceed with the Big Finish. And here’s the previous part, for your reading pleasure. … Continue reading

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‘Billy the Kid vs. Dracula’ (B-Movie Review) — Part Three

It’s time for the next part in this rather protracted detailed analysis of one of the most craptastic bizarrely-conceived indescribable blends of the B-movie Western genre with low-budget horror! And here’s the part that came before this one. For your … Continue reading

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‘Billy the Kid vs. Dracula’ (B-Movie Review) — Part Two

Having posted Part One of the review of this rather doubtful interesting example of cross-genre filmmaking, let us now proceed to Part Two! We go back to Drac and the gang as they settle in for the night at a … Continue reading

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‘Billy the Kid Versus Dracula’ (B-Movie Review) — Part One

In a first for me, I had the dubious great pleasure to see what has to be one of the dumbest worst most bizarre low-budget horror-western movies ever made. The movie starts out with a small family—Ma, Pa, and Pretty … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Unforgiven’ (1992)

There is much I could write about this film. It is a revisionist Western. As such, one of its major themes is the cost that violence and revenge take upon one’s soul. The story, in a nutshell, is about an … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Ride the High Country’ (1962)

I recently saw this, mainly because it was directed by Sam Peckinpah. Being a director notable for his Westerns (and violence therein), I was curious to see if the viewing experience matched my expectations. I’m happy to say the movie … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ (1966)

The third movie in the Dollars Trilogy may not have “Dollars” in the title, but money (or, more specifically, a cache of gold) is what the titular trio of the film seek. Eli Wallach plays Tuco, a Mexican bandit with … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘For a Few Dollars More’ (1965)

One of the things I love most about this film is its opening scene. The lone rider moving across a huge, open plain, just a tiny figure on a horse. Then, a rifle shot and the rider falls. Followed by … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Bad Day at Black Rock’ (1955)

I’m extremely pleased to submit this review as part of The Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn Blogathon being hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. To access the blogathon page click the link above or the image … Continue reading

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