Shane (1953) November 28, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Western, adaptations, 4 stars, 1950s, 2013 , add a comment
In which the Western classic gets sold short.
It’s on Film4 today at 4:30pm.Drama, Crime, Western, 5 stars, 2000s, adaptations, true stories, Biography, 2013 , add a comment
It lost out to No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood in 2008’s awards season, but it’s better than either.
Plus, the UK TV premiere is tonight at 10pm on ITV4.
Django Unchained (2012) May 20, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Action, Western, 5 stars, Adventure, 2010s, 2013 , add a comment
Quentin Tarantino’s latest is another of his greatest.
Available on DVD, Blu-ray and on-demand in the UK from today.
Django (1966) January 18, 2013Posted by badblokebob in : Action, Western, 4 stars, 1960s, world cinema, 2013 , add a comment
With Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained in UK cinemas today, and Argent Films releasing a UK Blu-ray of the 1966 original Django on Monday, now seems a good time to review the latter:
#56: Cowboys & Aliens: Extended Director’s Cut (2011) December 24, 2012Posted by badblokebob in : Action, Sci-fi, Western, adaptations, 3 stars, Adventure, alternate & director's cuts, 2010s, 2012 , add a comment
It’s the penultimate day of the 100 Films Advent Calendar, and for that I offer you this…
#5: Tombstone (1993) December 1, 2012Posted by badblokebob in : Drama, Western, 4 stars, 1990s, true stories, 2012 , add a comment
The 100 Films Advent Calendar 2012 begins with a much-belated (I watched it in January) look at this ’90s Western…
#3: Outland (1981) September 24, 2012Posted by badblokebob in : Action, Thriller, Sci-fi, Crime, Western, 4 stars, 1980s, remakes, 2012 , add a comment
Sean Connery stars in this ’80s space Western. But can you even have a “space Western”?