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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Classic Movie Of The Week 2017

Classic Movie Of The Week: High Plains Drifter (1973)

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill Director: Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood's second film as director, following years of starring in spaghetti westerns, is a highly unusual twist on the genre. Lagos is a town under siege. Three outlaws are about to be released from prison, and intend to return to the town to have… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: High Plains Drifter (1973)

Classic Movie Of The Week 2017

Classic Film Of The Week: Johnny Guitar (1954)

Starring: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge Director: Nicholas Ray Vienna (Crawford) is a saloon owner in the Old West, whose business sits on land where the railroad will come. She stands to make a lot of money in the future, but the local farmers think she's a bad seed, along with the rough and… Continue reading Classic Film Of The Week: Johnny Guitar (1954)

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Logan (2017)

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Stephen Merchant, Boyd Holbrook, Richard E Grant, Director: James Mangold Logan, the man who is also known as Wolverine (Jackman), has grown old. He no longer heals so good, and he's spending his days sleeping in his car, drinking heavily, and chauffeuring obnoxious people around near the Texas… Continue reading Logan (2017)

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Brimstone (2017)

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, Carice Van Houten, Kit Harington Director: Martin Koolhoven Wow... This film... Those of you who love the dramatic ridiculousness of Game Of Thrones will get a kick out of this, (it even stars two GOT alumni) but at heart, it's dribble. I want to say some good things about it, because… Continue reading Brimstone (2017)

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Hell Or High Water (2016)

Starring: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges, Gil Birmingham Director: David Mackenzie From the Scottish director of Starred Up comes this timely film about modern America and the American Dream. The Howard brothers are robbing local banks. One is an ex con (Foster) and a live wire, the other (Pine) is a man who stayed… Continue reading Hell Or High Water (2016)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Giant (1956)

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Dennis Hopper Director: George Stevens A sweeping epic set in Texas starring Liz Taylor as Leslie, a beautiful smart young woman who impulsively marries Bick Benedict (Hudson), and adjusts to life on a ranch in Texas, where she's expected to be seen and not… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Giant (1956)

105 Must See Films

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)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: McCabe And Mrs Miller (1971)

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie Director: Robert Altman Card hustling McCabe (Beatty) finds himself in the small mining town of Prebyterian Church (yes, that's the name of the tiny town), and sets himself up as a small time pimp, until he teams up with the business savvy but opium smoking Mrs Miller (Christie), who improves… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: McCabe And Mrs Miller (1971)

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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)