Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Far Country

The Far Country (1954)
Dir.Anthony Mann
Starring: James Stewart, Corinne Calvet, Ronda Castle, Walter Brennan, Jack Elam, John McIntire

Selfish adventurer Jeff Webster (Stewart) runs afoul a crooked sheriff while herding cattle to Alaska

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Jane Got a Gun

Jane Got a Gun (2016)
Dir.Gavin O'Connor
Starring: Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton, Noah Emmerich, Rodrigo Santoro, Boyd Holbrook, Ewan McGregor

Jane (Portman) recruits her estranged ex lover Dan (Edgerton) to protect her injured husband (Emmerich) from a outlaw (McGregor).

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Last Rites of Ransom Pride

The Last Rites of Ransom Pride (2010)
Dir.Tiller Russell
Starring: Lizzy Caplan, Dwight Yoakam, Jon Foster, Jason Priestley, W. Earl Brown, Peter Dinklage, Scott Speedman, Kris Kristofferson, Cote de Pablo

Juliet Flowers (Caplan) is trying to retrieve the body of her outlaw lover Ransom Pride (Speedman) from a Bruja (de Pablo), who demands one of his relatives in exchange. She lures his brother Champ (Foster) but is pursued by his father Early (Yoakam)

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Destry Rides Again

Destry Rides Again (1939)
Dir. George Marshall
Staring James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Brian Donlevy

Kent (Donlevy) is slowly taking over the town of Bottleneck with a land scheme. When the town drunk is promoted to sheriff, he enlists the son of a former colleague to help him clean up the town. But the catch is that Destry (Stewart) has a strict no guns policy.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Dir. Antoine Fuqua
Staring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke,Vincent D'Onofrio, Byung-hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, Peter Sarsgaard

When a evil industrialist (Sarsgaard) menaces a town near a gold mine, bounty hunter Sam Chisolm (Washington) agrees to assemble a team to help protect the townspeople.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Magnificent Seven Ride

The Magnificent Seven Ride (1972)
Dir. George McCowan
Staring Lee Van Cleef, Michael Callan, Luke Askew, James Sikking, Pedro Armendariz Jr., William Lucking, Ed Lauter,

Chris Adams (Van Cleef) has married and settled down as sheriff in an Arizona town. After an old friend asks for help defending a Mexican town from a crew of bandits, Adams refuses until his wife's kidnapping leads him on a quest for revenge.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Guns of the Magnificent Seven

Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)
Dir: Paul Wendkos
Starring George Kennedy, James Whitmore, Monte Markham, Joe Don Baker, Bernie Casey, Scott Thomas, Reni Stantoni, Michael Ansara, Fernando Rey

Chris Adams (Kennedy) is hired to rescue a revolutionary that has been captured by a Mexican dictator. But in order to do this he's going to need a crew of six other men.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Return of the Seven

Return of the Seven (1966) AKA Return of the Magnificent Seven
Dir: Burt Kennedy
Starring Yul Brynner, Warren Oates, Claude Akins, Robert Fuller, Julian Mateos, Emilio Fernandez

After learning of some bandits that are kidnapping men from various towns, Chris Adams (Brynner) assembles a crew of 6 gunmen to rescue them.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The Magnificent Seven (1960)

The Magnifiecnt Seven (1960)
Dir. John Sturges
Staring: Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, James Coburn, Horst Buchholz

A Group of seven gunfighters are hired to protect a small village from a group of bandits.

The Magnificent Seven Celebration!!

In honor of the upcoming remake of the The Magnificent Seven, I'll be talking about the original film series for the next few weeks. So saddle up and get ready for the continuing adventures of Chris Adams in:
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Return of the Seven (1966)
Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)
The Magnificent Seven Ride (1972)

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Dir. Sam Raimi
Staring Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe, Leonardo Dicaprio, Kieth David, Lance Henriksen

An unknown woman (Stone) enters the town of Redemption to enter a quick shot competition ran by the town's mayor and former outlaw John Herrod (Hackman)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016


McLintock! (1963)
Dir. Andrew V. McLaglen
Staring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne, Yvonne De Carlo, Chill Willis,

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Stagecoach to Denver

Stagecoach to Denver (1946)
Dir. R.G. Springsteen
Staring Allan Lane, Robert Blake, Peggy Stewart

Red Ryder uncovers a conspiracy to replace the land commissioner in order to swindle land from it's rightful owners. 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Broadway to Cheyenne (1932) AKA From Broadway to Cheyenne
Dir. Harry Fraser
Staring Rex Bell, George "Gabby" Hayes

Young New York police dectective Breezy Kildare (Bell) is trying to take down the Owens gang when he is injured in a nightclub shoot out. Sent back to his hometown oof Cheyenne to recuperate, he discovers the local farmers are being strong armed by a protection racket ran by the Owens gang.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Phantom Rancher

Phantom Rancher (1940)
Dir. Harry Fraser
Staring Ken Maynard, Dorothy Short, Harry Harvey, Ted Adams

A cowboy named Mitchell (Maynard) arrives to claim his inheritance from his uncle, but encounters resistance from a community that didn't like the uncle. He dons a mask to help the townspeople keep their land from being turned over to businessman (Adams) that is trying to run them off.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016


Jubal (1956)

Dir. Delmer Daves
Starring: Glen Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger, Valerie French, Charles Bronson, Jack Elam, Noah Beery Jr.

Cowhand Jubal Troop (Ford) gains employment on a Shep Horgan’s (Borgnine) ranch, only to have to deal with conflicts after he rebuffs the romantic advances of the boss’s wife (French).

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Kid Vengeance

Kid Vengeance AKA Vengeance, Vendetta (1977)
Dir: Joe Manduke
Starring Lee Van Cleef, Jim Brown, Leif Garrett

After witnessing his parents being murdered by an outlaw (Van Cleef), Tom Thurston (Garrett) teams with a prospector (Brown) to get revenge.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Billy the Kid Trapped

Billy the Kid Trapped (1942)
Dir. Sherman Scott (Sam Newfield)
Starring Buster Crabbe, Glenn Strange, Al St. John, Bud McTaggart, Anne Jeffreys

When Billy the Kid (Crabbe) and his pals Fuzzy (St. John) and Jeff (McTaggart) are mysteriously freed from jail, they discover that they are wanted for some crimes peformed by a gang of imposters.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


Hombre (1967)
Dir. Martin Ritt
Starring: Paul Newman, Fredic March, Diane Gilento, Richard Boone, Martin Balsam, Cameron Mitchell

John Russell (Newman), a white man raised by indians, suffers prejudice from his fellow travelers, but he becomes their only hope after they are attack by a band of outlaws.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Rare Breed

The Rare Breed (1966)
Dir. Andrew V. McLaglen
Starring: James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Jack Elam, Juliet Mills, Brian Keith, Don Galloway

Sam Burnett (Stewart) takes on a quest to aid Martha Price (O'Hara) on a mission to successfully breed Vindicator, a prized Hereford bull in the American west.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Ride Lonesome

Ride Lonesome (1959)
Dir. Budd Boetticher
Starring: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, James Best, Pernell Roberts, James Coburn, Lee Van Cleef

Ben Brigade (Scott), a bounty hunter captures and escorts the outlaw Billy John (Best) to town to be hanged, but Billy John warns him that his brother Frank (Van Cleef) will be on his way to stop him. On their way  to Santa Cruz, he rescues a woman (Steele), and picks up a pair of gumen (Roberts and Coburn) who are more interested the the reward being offered for Billy John.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Dir. George Roy Hill
Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katherine Ross

A classic western depicting the final days of Butch Cassidy (Newman) and the Sundance Kid (Redford), as the train robbers flee to Bolivia to escape the law.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Arizona Days

Arizona Days (1937)
Dir. John English
Starring: Tex Ritter

Tex (Ritter) wants to join a traveling show. But after he forces some freeloaders to pay to see the show, he becomes a tax collector.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Diablo (2016) review

Diablo (2016)

Dir. Lawrence Roeck
Starring: Scott Eastwood, Walton Goggins, Danny Glover, Camilla Belle

Former soldier Jackson (Eastwood) sets off to find a gang of Mexicans that kidnapped his wife Alexsandra (Belle) and set fire to his home.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Django Unchained review

Django Unchained (2012)
Dir. Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Jaime Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson

A slave named Django (Foxx) is freed and taught to be a bounty hunter, only to use those skills to free his wife from an evil plantation owner.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

VIva! Django

Viva! Django (1971) AKA W Django, A Man Called Django
Dir. Edoardo Mulargia (as Edward Miller)
Cast: Anthony Steffen, Stelio Candelli, Glauco Onorato

Django (Steffen) is hunting for the men that murdered his wife, and teams up with a horse thief that knows who is responsible.