Classic Movie Of The Week 2017

Classic Movie Of The Week: The Searchers (1956)

Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Natalie Wood Director: John Ford Ford made many fine westerns, but this one has become the definitive western film. It's about Ethan (Wayne), who loves his family and his secretly in love with his brothers wife. When he is drawn away by pursuing some Indian cattle thieves, he… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: The Searchers (1956)

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Wind River (2017)

Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, Jeremy Renner, Kelsey Asbille, Graham Greene Director: Taylor Sheridan A rookie FBI agent (Olsen) and a local animal tracker (Renner) with a tragic past team up to find out who raped and caused the death of a local woman on a reservation in Wyoming. When the body of the girl’s boyfriend is… Continue reading Wind River (2017)

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Horror Round Up: Trips away (or to the underworld) can be deadly

The Darkness (2016) Anything in life can be made slightly better when there's Bacon. In this case, Kevin Bacon. This horror follows a family whose darkest feelings come to the surface when their autistic son attracts the attention of Anasazi spirits following a desert holiday. It's fairly dull fair, with jump scares that don't jump,… Continue reading Horror Round Up: Trips away (or to the underworld) can be deadly

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105 Must Watch Films: The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George Director: Clint Eastwood A Missouri farmer who has joins the Rebels after Union soldiers murder his family, but finds himself unable to turn himself in and settle down when the war ends, since revenge is still on his mind. A good thing too, since all those who… Continue reading 105 Must Watch Films: The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

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105 Must See Films: Dances With Wolves (1990)

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonell, Graham Greene Director: Kevin Costner Lt John Dunbar is a man of fine sensibilities and a civil war hero, who requests a post on the frontier, which he finds is deserted. Whilst he stays, waiting for more relief to be sent, he starts to commune with nature, befriending a local… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Dances With Wolves (1990)

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Bone Tomahawk (2015)

Starring: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Lili Simmons, Richard Jenkins, David Arquette Director: S. Craig Zahler First off, I was a bit cheeky with the poster this time. You can buy the above here, but it's not the official poster or DVD cover. The posters for this film do a pretty shit job of conveying… Continue reading Bone Tomahawk (2015)

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The Revenant (2015)

1820: After a being attacked by a bear and seriously injured, a frontiersman is abandoned to his fate by a member of his team in the American wilderness, with only his desire for revenge to keep him alive.  Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domnhall Gleeson, Forest Goodluck, Will Poulter Director: Alejandro G Iñárritu I was… Continue reading The Revenant (2015)

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The Last Of The Mohicans (1992)

In the 1700's, three native men come to the aid of two daughters of a colonel when they get caught in the crossfire of the war between the French and the British armies.   Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Director: Michael Mann Those of you who know Michael Mann's work as a director will know… Continue reading The Last Of The Mohicans (1992)