A huge hit with audiences and a favorite of many critics, The Big Country (1958) is a sprawling epic western adventure directed by three-time Oscar winner William Wyler (“Ben-Hur,” 1959). 370 more words
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SUB-GENRES: Fantasy / Adventure
DIRECTED BY: John Korty
WRITTEN BY: Bob Carrau (screenplay); George Lucas (story)
PEW PEW: The film isn’t as exciting as it could have been, but there is some action that goes along with the adventure spirit of the film.
In this movie, there’s actually eight!
With Tarantino’s frosty western gorefest about to splatter all over us in glorious 70mm (it opens in the UK while I’ll be busy shooting my own, much, much smaller film), and with this being the season when I quite like looking at snow without having to touch it, I popped Andre DeToth’s DAY OF THE OUTLAW in the Panasonic, wowing Fiona, who is not normally an enthusiast of the oater. 330 more words