WESTERN NIGHT AT THE MOVIES THE GUNFIGHTER (*** ½)

WESTERN NIGHT AT THE MOVIES THE GUNFIGHTER (*** ½)

Gregory Peck plays outlaw Jimmy Ringo with a laconic stance that also conveys the weariness of carrying the weight of a reputation he desperately wanted in his youth but now realizes is nothing but a target for every quick-draw kid wanting to make a name for himself.

by Nov 12, 2019 No Comments
WESTERN NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: ULZANA’S RAID (***)

WESTERN NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: ULZANA’S RAID (***)

Our western Night at the Movies group met last night and it was Johnny Boggs’ turn to curate. He chose ULZANA’S RAID (1972), an underrated but uncompromising film about a renegade Apache who, along with a handful of followers, escape from the San Carlos reservation in Arizona Territory and are then pursued by the U.S. Cavalry.

by Sep 30, 2019 No Comments
WESTERN NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: THE WILD BUNCH: AN ALBUM IN MONTAGE and A DAY OF FURY (***)

WESTERN NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: THE WILD BUNCH: AN ALBUM IN MONTAGE and A DAY OF FURY (***)

It was David Morrell’s turn to choose the films for our Western Night at the Movies gathering last night. As 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of THE WILD BUNCH, Sam Peckinpah’s cinematic ode to the end of the West, David’s first film was the excellent 1996 documentary, THE WILD BUNCH: AN ALBUM IN MONTAGE.

by Aug 19, 2019 No Comments
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