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Western Wednesday

  • Western Wednesdays: ‘Hannie Caulder’

    As I’ve made way through the Western genre, I’ve had one silly hope — that I’d stumble on some awesome, forgotten, cultish series that centered on a female gunfighter.  The Quick…

  • Western Wednesdays: ‘The Great Silence’

    Sergio Leone and Sam Peckinpah painted some bleak and cynical portraits of the West. They gun down children, show the futility of civil war, pile corpses in wagons, and survive by…

  • Western Wednesdays: ‘Death Rides A Horse’

    There’s something a bit sad in seeing a grimy spaghetti western after Quentin Tarantino has already had his way with it. This is a film I would have liked to have…

  • Western Wednesdays: ‘Tumbling Tumbleweeds’

    Welcome back to Western Wednesdays!  I apologize for losing sight of the trail last week — but let us be stern frontiersmen and women, and not dwell on past failings. This…

  • Western Wednesdays: ‘The Undefeated’

    “What did you expect? ‘Welcome, sonny’?  ‘Make yourself at home’? ‘Marry my daughter’? You’ve got to remember that these are just simple farmers. These are people of the land. The common…