1930's, 7 Candles, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Western


1930 DIRECTORS: Raoul Walsh &  Louis R. Loeffler "The Indians are my friends..." Breck Coleman - John Wayne Not exactly a statement that would exemplify the Career of a man rightly or wrongly associated as being the Cowboy of the Cowboy and Indian movies. But there is no doubt that John Wayne was certainly one… Continue reading THE BIG TRAIL (FOX GRANDEUR) (1930) – REVIEW

2000's, 9 Candles, Drama, Epic, Historical, Romance, Western


2003 DIRECTOR: Kevin Costner May Contain Spoilers! Kevin Costner has dominated the Western genre since he reinvigorated it back in 1990 with Dance With Wolves. But by 2003, Costner was doing little else. To start with, I like Kevin Costner and even though he can take himself WAY to seriously at times, this being one… Continue reading OPEN RANGE

1970's, 5 Candles, Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller, Uncategorized, Western


1973 DIRECTOR: Michael Crichton NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO The late Michael Crichton may be best known for his novel and subsequent Spielberg adaptation of Jurassic Park (1993), but his work on films goes back along way. He directed and wrote sci-fi classics such as the… Continue reading WESTWORLD

1960's, 7 Candles, Adventure, Epic, Historical, Western


1962  CINERAMA @ 60 DIRECTORS: John Ford, Henry Hathaway & George Marshall May Contain Spoilers! How The West Won was the first of only two narrative feature films to be filmed in the Cumbersome 3-Strip Cinerama process, the other being The Wonderful Worlds Of The Brothers Grimm, a rarity in its complete form these days.… Continue reading HOW THE WEST WAS WON

1980's, 7 Candles, Action, Drama, Historical, Western


1988 DIRECTOR: Christopher Cain May Contain Spoilers! Being only ten in 1988, the 18 rated Young Guns was a little beyond me at the time. So it has taken 24 years for me to catch up with this take on the Billy The Kid story. To be honest, even though I knew that Billy was… Continue reading YOUNG GUNS

2010's, 9 Candles, Action, Drama, Historical, Western

TRUE GRIT (2010)

2010 DIRECTOR(S): Ethan Coen & Joel Coen May Contain Spoilers! The Oscars are rarely the measure of a great film, as for where I'm concerned, but there are exceptions. Maybe it's because I'm getting older and my tastes are changing or the top films of the year according to the Academy are becoming more accessible… Continue reading TRUE GRIT (2010)