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.







Friday, May 8, 2020

The Kid (2019)


Pax and Michael discuss Vincent D'Onofrio's The Kid starring Ethan Hawke and Dane Dehaan as Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. 

We also discuss a couple of books we've been reading: a collection of early Jonah Hex stories as well as the Charro! novel.




Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Quigley Down Under (1990)


Michael and Pax revisit the '90s classic about a sharpshooting cowboy (Tom Selleck) who teams up with a troubled woman (Laura San Giacomo) to fight a ruthless land baron (Alan Rickman) over his treatment of Aboriginal Australians.

There's also a quick review of the graphic novel The Grave Doug Freshley by Josh Hechinger and mpMann.



Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Gun Fury (1953)


Pax continues his series of Westerns Starring People Not Necessarily Known for Westerns, with Donna Reed in Gun Fury. Also starring Rock Hudson.

Michael makes progress in his Western chronology project with three more Zorro adaptations and Pax keeps up with his reading of Xavier Dorison and Ralph Meyer's Undertaker comics.






Tuesday, March 31, 2020

AdiĆ³s, Sabata (1970)


Michael and Pax check out the sequel to 1969's Sabata (which they covered three years ago; how time does fly). Lee Van Cleef's character is played by Yul Brynner this time, so the fellas talk about that and other changes between the films, and attempt to reconcile the two.

Also, Michael watches Errol Flynn play General Custer in They Died With Their Boots On.




Monday, March 16, 2020

Charro! (1969)

Pax and Michael discuss the world's prettiest cowboy, Elvis Presley in the Spaghetti-inspired Charro!.

Also, Michael has started a Western project on his blog inspired by the Stephen Ives documentary series, The West. And the fellas watch Don Knotts in The Shakiest Gun in the West, a 1968 remake of The Paleface.





Monday, March 2, 2020

The Paleface (1948)


Michael and Pax break down this Bob Hope brew co-starring Jane Russell as super spy Calamity Jane. Pax also talks about the 1952 sequel, Son of Paleface, while Michael reconsiders Joan Crawford as a contemporary cowgirl in 1930's Montana Moon.