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The Range Feud ** (1931, Buck Jones, John Wayne, Susan Fleming) – Classic Movie Review 5483

Director D Ross Lederman’s 1931 Buck Jones Western may be just a cheap, assembly-line movie but it is briskly handled and entertaining. Disaster strikes when the new sheriff in town, Buck Gordon (Buck Jones), has no […]

May, 19

Horizons West **** (1952, Robert Ryan, Rock Hudson, James Arness, Julie Adams, Raymond Burr, John McIntire, Dennis Weaver) – Classic Movie Review 5397

Buckle up for LAWLESS RUTHLESS DEFIANCE! Director Budd Boetticher’s 1952 Western is a superior item, with both story-telling and film-making on a high level. Robert Ryan and Rock Hudson star as Texan brothers Dan and […]

May, 05

Overland Stage Raiders **½ (1938, John Wayne, Louise Brooks, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune) – Classic Movie Review 4672

The legendary silent film icon Louise Brooks plays Beth Hoyt in her last film that teams her with the young John Wayne, as his familiar nice-guy cowboy character Stony Brooke, in director George Sherman’s routine, […]

Nov, 20

3:10 to Yuma **** (2007, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Peter Fonda, Gretchen Mol, Ben Foster, Dallas Roberts, Alan Tudyk, Vinessa Shaw, Logan Lerman) – Classic Movie Review 3908

Russell Crowe and Christian Bale star in director James Mangold’s strong, gritty, film noir-style 2007 Western, a commendable remake of the 1957 3:10 to Yuma, based on Elmore Leonard’s  short story . A well-cast Crowe and Bale give […]

Jun, 25

3:10 to Yuma **** (1957, Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr) Classic Movie Review 3907

Based on a 1953 short story by Elmore Leonard, director Delmer Daves’s 1957 classic is a suspenseful, masterly Fifties Western of the High Noon school, with roles that the ideally cast Van Heflin and Glenn Ford […]

Jun, 25

Tom Horn ***½ (1979, Steve McQueen, Linda Evans, Richard Farnsworth, Billy Green Bush, Slim Pickens, Peter Canon, Elisha Cook Jnr, Geoffrey Lewis) – Classic Movie Review 3529

Director William Wiard’s 1979 Western is notable as Steve McQueen’s penultimate movie and his final Western. It tells the tale of the last days of real-life Wyoming cavalry scout and bounty hunter Tom Horn, based on […]

Apr, 05

Thunderhead – Son of Flicka *** (1945, Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell, Diana Hale) – Classic Movie Review 3464

Director Louis King’s cute 1945 sequel to 1943’s boy and horse story in the hit family feature My Friend Flicka happily sees much of the same cast returning from the original – Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster and […]

Mar, 11


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