Hell On The Border

2019 Lionsgate Written and Directed by Wes Miller Produced by Curtis Nichouls/Henry Penzi/Sasha Yelaun Music by Sid De La Cruz/Savannah Latham Cinematography by Michael Brouphy Edited by Rowan Maher In the space of a decade give or take two or three years, Bass Reeves has gone from being the most famous lawman of The Old […]

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Yancy Derringer

Sharpe-Lewis/Derringer Productions/Official Films/Peter Rodgers Productions Original Run: October 1958-June 1959 34 Episodes Before I get into the review of YANCY DERRINGER I’d like to take a few words to explain why I love the Pulp Genre, both Classic and New so much and why I write what has been termed New Pulp. It’s very simple: […]

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Godless

2017 Casey Silver Productions/765/Flitcraft, Ltd/Netflix Written and Directed by Scott Frank Produced by Jessica Levin/Michael Malone Created by Scott Frank and Steven Soderberg Music by Carlos Rafael Rivera Cinematography by Stephen Meizler Much as I love Westerns I usually keep my eye out for any new ones either being released theatrically or on streaming services […]

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Rio Conchos

1964 20th Century Fox Directed by Gordon Douglas Produced by David Weisbart Screenplay by Joseph Landon and Clair Huffaker Based on the novel “Guns of Rio Conchos” written by Clair Huffaker Music by Jerry Goldsmith You tell me that there’s a movie or television show with Richard Boone in it and I’m watching it. Period. […]

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The Magnificent Seven (1960)

1960 The Mirisch Company/United Artists Produced and Directed by John Sturges Written by William Roberts Music by Elmer Bernstein Based on “Seven Samurai” directed by Akira Kurosawa Written by Akira Kurosawa/Shinobu Hashimoto/Hideo Oguni Much as I love the Internet I’m glad I grew up during a time when we didn’t have it. Because back then […]

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The Magnificent Seven (2016)

2016 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Columbia Pictures Directed by Antoine Fuqua Produced by Roger Birnbaum/Todd Black Screenplay by Nic Pizzolatto/Richard Wenk Based on “Seven Samurai” directed by Akira Kurosawa Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa/Shinobu Hasimoto/Hideo Oguni And “The Magnificent Seven” directed by John Sturges Written by William Roberts There’s a scene in THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN where they’re all sitting around […]

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Hell Or High Water

2016 Sidney Kimmel Entertainment/OddLot Entertainment/CBS Films Lionsgate Directed by David Mackenzie Produced by Sidney Kimmel/Peter Berg/Gigi Pritzker Written by Taylor Sheridan Don’t let the fact that the bank robbers, the lawmen and the posse in HELL OR HIGH WATER pack semi-automatic handguns instead of six shooters or that they drive supercharged pickup trucks instead of […]

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