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Shane 1953 (Part Two)

Reasons to Love Shane

2. The Acting

Alan Ladd enjoyed working with George Stevens. When asked why he said it was because the director gave him time. 1,941 more words

Jimmy Stewart: Night Passage (1957)

Night Passage was the second of Stewart’s films to be released in 1957. Following The Spirit of St. Louis this film rounded his year and brought him back to work in a Western. 630 more words



A new review from The Movie Snob.

Shane  (C).  I guess this is considered a classic Western—and it got six Academy Award nominations—but I didn’t think it was anything special.  117 more words

Written By: The Movie Snob

Hud (1963, Martin Ritt)

Every once in a while in Hud, it seems like Paul Newman's eponymous lead character might do something selfless. Not redemptive or nice, but selfless. 316 more words


Shane Rides on at 60!

Shane (1953), one of the most influential Western films, was released sixty years ago. Here are some of the Autry’s research resources related to this beloved film. 399 more words


All Fall Down (1962)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 7 out of 10

4-Word Review: Don’t idolize older brother.

Berry-Berry (Warren Beatty) is the malcontent son of Annabell and Ralph Willart (Angela Lansbury, Karl Malden) who is unable to hold down a steady job, is in constant brushes with the law, and beats up his girlfriends. 595 more words


Hud (1963) - 9/10

Apparently Paul Newman, here playing one of his most unlikeable characters, was upset that audiences still loved him. Hud became an “anti-hero”, despite being nasty throughout, with no real redeeming qualities. 627 more words