Westerns

Best Year In Movies

The Best Year in Movies was 1968

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Zombies, space sagas and age ratings: fifty years ago, cinema was changed forever.

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The Nelms Brothers Dish on Making A Contemporary Western with Octavia Spencer

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We chat with Eshom and Ian Nelms about what it takes to make an excellent, small movie about some messed up people just trying to do the right thing.

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Where Westerns Fit in Modern Society

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They are more than just a relic, but an opportunity for reinvention.

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Finding the Reason for the Season in John Hillcoat’s ‘The Proposition’

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The Proposition explores the abject loneliness of the holiday season, exposing the hell of emotions buried beneath Christmas.

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‘The Great Silence’ Review: A Spaghetti Western With Hate For Its Audience

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Sergio Corbucci’s lost masterpiece finally gets its proper presentation after years in a cult status limbo.

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When the Sun Goes Dark: New Western to be Shot During Upcoming Eclipse

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‘Western Sol’ will be a cinematic first when it’s live-streamed on August 21st.

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Why the Western Needs to Come Back

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Since Get Out, there has been much talk of the political utility of the horror genre, but with movies like ‘Hell or High Water’ and ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ reaffirming that social comment isn’t the sole property of horror films, could the “dying” Western enjoy new life, post-election?