Tag: westerns

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: Sam Peckinpah’s “The Deadly Companions”

These days, it seems like Sam Peckinpah will be remembered more for his outrageous behavior than for his films – if he’s remembered at...

Blu-ray Reviews

Blu-ray Review: Mads Mikkelsen is a Sure Shot in the Western, “The Salvation”

Mads Mikkelsen is best known here in the States as the latest incarnation of the infamous Hannibal Lecter. His performance on NBC’s...

Music, Popdose Conceptual Theater

Popdose Conceptual Theater: “True Grit”

Howdy, pilgrim. Today we’re fixing to bust out a words-and-music tone poem inspired by Charles Portis’ 1968 Western novel True Grit. A...


Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: Thrillers That Play With “Fire”

Bob Cashill takes aim at The Girl Who Played with Fire on DVD, plus, in theaters, the western Red Hill and the mysterious...


DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Catlow”

I’ve never been a true fan of the Western genre. As a matter of fact, I can count the number of Westerns I like enough to own on DVD...


DVD Reviews

DVD Review: “Appaloosa”

Appaloosa (2008, New Line) purchase this DVD (Amazon) Even with a DVD release, New Line Cinema pays as little respect to Ed Harris’...