Sunday, September 27, 2020

Pale Rider (1985)

Michael and Pax follow Pale Rider into town, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. Also starring Sydney Penny, Michael Moriarty, Chris Penn, and Richard Kiel.

Pax also shares insights from the Pale Rider novelization by Alan Dean Foster. And Michael watches another mountain man movie (Richard Harris and John Huston in Man in the Wilderness) and some Doctor Who.

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Sunday, September 13, 2020

They Call Me Trinity (1970)


Pax and Michael watch the first of Enzo Barboni's comedic Trinity movies starring Terence Hill and Bud Spencer. Michael also watches the Kelly Reichardt film First Cow from earlier this year and reads Jonah Hex: Shadows West by Joe Lansdale and Tim Truman. And Pax reads the Tombstone novelization by Giles Tippett.

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Flaming Star (1960)

Michael and Pax visit their second Elvis Presley Western with Flaming Star, a movie about racism that also stars Steve Forrest, Barbara Eden, Dolores del Rio, and John McIntire.

Before that, Pax talks about vintage Western-themed advertising and Michael makes progress in his Western History film project and reviews the Batman Western comic, Batman: The Blue, the Grey, and the Bat.


Thursday, July 23, 2020

The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)


Pax and Michael visit The Cheyenne Social Club starring Jimmy Stewart, Henry Fonda, and Shirley Jones, and directed by Gene Kelly.

Also: Listener mail and quick reviews of The Far Horizons (1955), Six-Gun Gorilla: Long Days of Vengeance by Brian Christgau and Adrian Sibar, and Gunfighters: A Chronicle of Dangerous Men & Violent Death by Al Cimino.





Monday, June 22, 2020

Red River (1948)


Michael and Pax watch the Howard Hawks / John Wayne classic Red River featuring Montgomery Clift, Walter Brennan, and Joanne Dru. 

Also: Comics! Pax reads Wild West, Book 1: Calamity Jane by Jacques Lamontagne and Thierry Gloris. And Michael reads IDW's collection of Doug Wildey's Rio: The Complete Saga.




Monday, June 8, 2020

Rio Bravo (1959)


Pax and Michael hop into some Howard Hawks and John Wayne with Rio Bravo, also starring Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, and Angie Dickinson. 

Michael wraps up his Zorro project (for now) with the '80s sitcom Zorro and Son, the '90s Zorro cartoon, and the recent CG show Zorro: The Chronicles. And Pax checks out the film that started the '80s 3D craze, Comin' at Ya! (1981).






Sunday, May 24, 2020

Jane Got a Gun (2015)


Michael and Pax watch Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, and Joel Edgerton in Gavin O'Connor's film about a woman defending her home from a gang of ruthless killers.

Pax also talks about Yul Brynner and George Segal in Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964), while Michael watches more Zorro and reads the collected webcomic High Moon by David Gallaher and Steve Ellis.