Thursday, October 7, 2021

Duel at Diablo (1966)

Michael and Pax watch the first of only a few Westerns starring Sidney Poitier, Duel at Diablo. Also starring James Garner and Dennis Weaver. 

And Pax reads the next book in Geoff Darrow's Shaolin Cowboy series.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Buffalo Girls (1995)

Pax and Michael discuss the 1995 TV mini-series Buffalo Girls based on the Larry McMurtry novel. The cast is stacked, including Angelica Huston, Melanie Griffith, Gabriel Byrne, Peter Coyote, and Sam Elliot.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Damsel (2018)

Michael and Pax discuss the Zellner Brothers' underseen and unexpected Damsel starring Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska. As always, we discuss the whole movie and this one is especially best seen without knowing anything about it, so we highly recommend watching the film before listening to this episode.

Pax also reads Bullet Catcher by Joaquin Lowe and Shaolin Cowboy by Geof Darrow, and listens to the How the West Was 'Cast podcast. And Michael watches Jane Russell in Montana Belle (1952).

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The Left Handed Gun (1958)

Pax and Michael discuss Arthur Penn's Billy the Kid tale, The Left Handed Gun, starring Paul Newman as Billy with appearances by The Dukes of Hazzard's James Best and Denver Pyle.

Michael also continues his Western History movie project with The Mountain Men (1980) and Two for Texas (1998). And Pax continues reading Thierry Gloris and Jacques Lamontagne's Wild West graphic novels with a volume about Wild Bill. He also checks out the 1989 TV movie redo of The Left Handed Gun, Gore Vidal's Billy the Kid starring Val Kilmer.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Belle Starr (1941)

Following Belle Starr's appearance in The Long Riders, Michael and Pax watch a highly fictionalized biography of the character starring Gene Tierney, Randolph Scott, and Dana Andrews. 

Pax also checks out the Italian Western version of The Belle Starr Story while Michael continues watching mountain man movies with Clark Gable in Across the Wide Missouri.

Friday, June 25, 2021

Skin Game (1971)

Pax and Michael discuss a comedy about slavery with James Garner and Lou Gossett Jr in Skin Game.

Also: Michael picks up his Western History in Movies project again with Alejandro Iñárritu's The Revenant. And Pax checks out Richard Pryor and Fred Williamson in Adios Amigo.