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Horizons West (1952)

I’d have to call this Universal -International western by way of Budd Boetticher unusual. Unusual in the sense that there really isn’t an outright hero but rather two villains. 544 more words

Daily Take

Throwback Trailer: The Appaloosa (1966)

In this classic Western, buffalo hunter Matt Fletcher (Marlon Brando) plans on starting a horse breeding farm with his friend Paco (Rafael Campos) in the border town of Ojo Prieto. 46 more words

Throwback Trailer

The Wild Bunch (1969)

If someone asks me if I’d like to partake in a glass of fine wine aged to perfection, I’ll pass as I would much rather watch Sam Peckinpah’s stunning end of the west classic. 904 more words

Daily Take

And Everything Ends in Z

All good things… David Melville rounds of his alphabet of the golden age of Mexican melodrama with a Fever Dream Double Feature, and begins a week of guest postings here on… 1,241 more words

FILM

Dolores Del Rio and Pedro Armendariz in LAS ABANDONADAS (1945)

It’s been my intention for a while now to dedicate some time to classic films from the golden age of Mexican Cinema, many of which I watched as a child on television much in the same manner as I did the Hollywood productions I fell in love with.   725 more words

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Shooting Time to Pieces

    “Pieces of Time.”

     Borrowing a phrase from Jimmy Stewart (via Peter Bogdanovich) and repurposing it – what you capture with the camera’s lens (pieces of time) can be reordered and put together in the best way to tell your story. 939 more words

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