It’s 2017 now, but we’re still not crying with our marathon of westerns as we discuss the 70s Don Siegel filmÂ The Shootist. Enjoy:
This film is part of my small John Ford Marathon. The west, as I’ve seen it, has always been a legally void society. It’s a time when communities were a group of farmers who lived miles away from one another and people lived on their moral code as opposed to any governed law handed down … Continue reading “1001 FILMS: THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE (1962)”
This film is the beginning of me completing a small John Ford Marathon. Feel free to continue along with. Every so often we get to see a movie that’s set in the 40s, 50s or even 60s, but not of that time. Within that film more times than not we’ll be able to witness popular … Continue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: FORT APACHE (1948)”
I’m getting into the swing of the classic cinema thing. Here’s an excerpt of my latest review for John Ford‘s Stagecoach: The simple plot of these characters traveling across the dangerous roads with Geronimo on the war path seems enough to stage an intricate bottle episode of a television show. Read the full review here.
Frank Ross (John Pickard) heads into town to handle some business where heâ€™s shot dead in cold blood by his own assistant, Tom Chaney (Jeff Corey).Â Frankâ€™s daughter, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), wants justice.Â She therefore goes out and hires who she thinks is a man who has â€˜True Gritâ€™, Marshall Rooster Cogburn (John Wayne) … Continue reading “COWBOY MARATHON – TRUE GRIT (1969)”