Thursday, August 16, 2018
Pax and Michael discuss Vic Morrow's spaghetti western starring James Garner, Dennis Weaver, and Claude Akins.
Also, Michael talks about the Zellner Bros' 2018 Western, Damsel, and Pax reviews the first couple of volumes of the graphic novel series Bouncer by Alejandro Jodorowsky and Francois Boucq.
Friday, August 3, 2018
Michael and Pax talk about Walter Hill's misleadingly titled film starring Matt Damon, Jason Patric, Wes Studi, Robert Duvall, and Gene Hackman.
Also: quick reviews of Rick Geary's The True Death of Billy the Kid and the 1920 silent film, The Daughter of Dawn.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
There's a lot of laughing and quoting in this episode when Pax and Michael talk about the 1986 Western comedy starring Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, and Martin Short.
Also: quick reviews of Gone Are the Days (2018), The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017), and the comic book The Undertaker, Volume 3: “The Ogre of Camp Sutter” by Ralph Myer and Xavier Dorison.
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Michael and Pax talk at length about the financial and critical disaster that was William Fraker's Legend of the Lone Ranger, starring Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse, and Christopher Lloyd. But along the way, they cover other iterations of the masked rider's adventures, including the original radio dramas, the 1938 serial, the Clayton Moore TV show, and a couple of cartoons.
Also in this episode: Pony Express mail featuring two lists of Must See Westerns as compiled by comics writer Chuck Dixon:
"Must See" Westerns
A More Advanced List of Western Movies
Thursday, May 24, 2018
This time on Hellbent, Pax and Michael are talking about the Coen Brothers' re-adaptation of Charles Portis' novel. We also get in some discussion on the original John Wayne version and Charlton Comics' Billy the Kid.
Friday, May 4, 2018
Michael and Pax finally visit the John Ford/John Wayne classic, also starring Claire Trevor, John Carradine, Thomas Mitchell, Tim Holt, Tom Tyler, and (uh oh?) Andy Devine.
Also: Pony Express mail and quick reviews of McLintock! (1963) and The Great Missouri Raid (1951).
Friday, March 30, 2018
On this episode of Hellbent, Pax and Mike discuss Terence Young's East-meets-Western starring Charles Bronson, Toshiro Mifune, and Ursula Andress.
We also have short talks about some things with long titles: Anton Treuer's book Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask and Chuck Connors in Kill Them All and Come Back Alone.