Monday, August 5, 2019

Lonesome Dove (1989)

In this Texas-sized episode, Michael and Pax cover the classic mini-series starring Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, and a supporting cast as big as the story itself. Also: Pax reads Larry McMurtry's Buffalo Girls while Michael does something Westerny for Fathers Day and reads a Mickey Mouse Weird West comic.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

One Eyed Jacks (1961)

Pax and Michael muse about Marlon Brando's only directing credit, a complicated film in terms of both production and the depth of its characters and their relationships.

Also, Michael watches The Wind (2018) and Pax catches up on his Bat Lash reading.

Monday, June 24, 2019

The Man from Snowy River (1982)

Michael and Pax jaw about George Miller's (not that George Miller, though) Australian Western. One remembered loving it; the other remembered hating it. Have they changed their minds? Do they agree? What happened to Cookie's leg? A couple of those questions actually get answered.

Also: DC Comics discussion as Pax reads the early adventures of Bat Lash and Michael checks out the beginning of the 2006 Jonah Hex series.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Bad Girls (1994)

Pax and Michael are again joined by their wives Stephanie and Diane to weigh in on another women-centric Western, this one starring a Who's Who of '90s stars: Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie MacDowell, Drew Barrymore, Robert Loggia, and Dermot Mulroney.

Also: Michael watches Adam Baldwin in The Legend of 5 Mile Cave and Pax catches up to Steve McQueen in Wanted: Dead or Alive.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Five Bold Women (1960)

Michael and Pax welcome their wives, Stephanie Holley and Diane May to weigh in on the women-focused Western, Five Bold Women starring Irish McCalla and Jeff Morrow. Pax also shares a couple of Western comics he's been reading: the first volume of Stern from Europe comics and the first couple of issues in Dynamite's Man With No Name series. Meanwhile, Michael's been watching the contemporary Western, The Rider (2017) by director Chloe Zhao.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

7 Men from Now (1956)

Pax and Michael have enjoyed the Budd Boetticher/Randolph Scott collaborations they've seen (especially Ride Lonesome, which they reviewed on the show), so for this episode they talk about 7 Men from Now, the very first Boetticher/Scott team-up. Michael also shares a 2019 Western he's watched, Ivan Kavanagh's Never Grow Old starring John Cusack and Emile Hirsch. And Pax wraps up Hex, the post-apocalyptic Jonah Hex comic he's been reading.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Dodge City (1939)

Michael and Pax visit Michael Curtiz' Dodge City with Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and Bruce Cabot. But before that they also talk briefly about a couple of '70s Robert Redford movies (The Sting and The Hot Rock) and Vincent D'Onofrio's new Billy the Kid movie, The Kid starring Dane DeHaan, Ethan Hawke, and Chris Pratt.