Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen Review

The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen (1937)
Dir. Ray Taylor
Starring: Tex Ritter

Tex and his pal Stubby wander into town and come across a gang of hooded men attacking another traveler, which leads to them uncovering a plot to take control of a local mining operation.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Blue Steel Review

Blue Steel (AKA Stolen Goods, An Innocent Man) (1934)
Dir. Robert N. Bradbury
Starring: John Wayne, George “Gabby” Hayes, Yakima Canutt

John Wayne stars as an undercover marshal on the trail of the Polka Dot Bandit, who teams up with a sheriff (Hayes) also on the hunt for the same criminal. After the pair stumble upon a wagon train robbery, they learn of a plot to swindle some homesteaders out of their land.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Proposition Review

The Proposition (2006)
Dir. John Hillcoat
Starring: Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, Danny Huston, John Hurt

Guy Pearce is Charlie Burns, and member of a gang that is captured and then released by Captain Stanley (Ray Winston), who wants Charlie to kill his older brother Arthur Burns (Danny Huston) in order to save the life of his younger brother, as part of Stanley’s quest to civilize Austrailia.