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Runnin' On Instinct: A 50 Word Western

Gut-shot and cold, Early rode out.

He wondered why he bothered: if the mob caught him, he’d die quicker. Stupidity, he guessed, flicking the reins. Same stupidity that drove him to cheat at cards. 37 more words


Edmond O'Brien Centennial

Edmond O’Brien (September 10, 1915 – May 9, 1985) would have turned 100 today. I’ve seen him in 39 movies and a handful of TV episodes. 4,709 more words


Cinema Of The Gun THE WILD BUNCH

I love a good shoot out movie. I have always loved them and very few are as iconic and legendary as The Wild Bunch. It was, at one time the most graphic and intense shoot out on screen.  1,131 more words

Scattered Shots

Warren Oates

“There were forty western series, and I went from one to the other. I started out playing the third bad guy on a horse and worked my way up to the No. 138 more words



“It’s ugly, brutalizing and bloody fucking awful. It’s not fun and games and cowboys and Indians. It’s a terrible, ugly thing. And yet there’s a certain response that you get from it, an excitement because we’re all violent people.” 433 more words


Of Love and Other Demons (From Locarno 2015): Peckinpah and Sex Part 1 - 'The Ballad of Cable Hogue'

Sam Peckinpah, who is currently being honoured by the 2015 Locarno International Film Festival, has a complicated relationship with sex. A broadly masculine output, his films were concerned with the insecurities and challenges of men. 748 more words

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July Favourites

My favourites for July:

Favourite discovery:

Rust and Bone (2012)

Favourite new release (ex aequo):

Wild (2014) & Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015)

Least favourite discovery: 14 more words