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Pale Rider: Film Review

A retelling, or a ‘pale’ imitation of a classic?

In a movie made in 1953, a man rode in to a one horse town and helped a subsistance farmer, his family and group of homesteaders stand up to the local cattle baron who wants to take over there land. 407 more words


The Late Show Blogathon: The Melting Man

Sometime in the mid-1950s Alan Ladd stopped being beautiful. Before that, in a cinematic era that emphasized glossy splendor and a glacial physical perfection, Ladd had been right up there with the best. 2,647 more words