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The Warren Oates Factor

If you have been a regular visitor here over the past year then you should know by now that Warren Oates is one of those actors I love to champion. 331 more words

Daily Take

Criterion: Ride in the Whirlwind, Monte Hellman, 1966

While Ride in the Whirlwind sbould be compared with the film that preceded it, The Shooting, it is not a carbon copy. It shares many elements in common with the companion film. 1,786 more words

Criterions

The Shooting & Ride in the Whirlwind

Films naturally reflect the times in which they are made, there’s no getting away from that. As an art form they of course focus on certain themes, frequently timeless ones at that, but there’s no divorcing the artistic ambition from the current circumstances. 1,518 more words

Westerns

Criterion: The Shooting, Monte Hellman, 1966

The Shooting and Ride In the Whirlwind were companion, low budget westerns pieces, shot together over a 7-week schedule (3 weeks for each with a week off in between). 998 more words

Film