The Western and Samurai Influences of ‘The Mandalorian’

The galaxy far, far away was inspired by the Old West and feudal Japan.

The Continued Calamity of Animated Westerns

Almost all of the major animation studios have attempted Westerns, and all of them have either been flops or are…

Aberration in The Lens: Roger Deakins and Jesse James

The genius cinematographer's laconic take on the modern western is a masterclass in film photography and light.

Talking Westerns and Perfect Shots with Vincent D’Onofrio

The legendary actor discusses the origins of his new film 'The Kid' and working with both longtime collaborators and new…

The Best Movies You Missed in 2018

Do you want your year-end lists to appear more sophisticated than your neighbor? Make sure to catch these underseen gems…

Watch ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,’ Then Watch These Movies

We recommend movies to watch after you see the latest from the Coen Brothers.

‘Damsel’ is a Period Piece About a Modern Violence Problem

David and Nathan Zellner have created a Western that puts the inherent violence of the incel movement squarely in its…

10 Wildest Horror Westerns

Death rides alongside manifest destiny.

‘Prospect’ Review: The Final Frontier is a Recognizable Toxic Hell

In space, no one can hear you quick-draw.

‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ Might Be the Coens’ Worst

The western anthology of shorts starts with a bang and quickly fades into a whimper.