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.

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Johnny Guitar (1954)

Michael and Pax watch another much-requested picture, Nicholas Ray's gorgeous Johnny Guitar starring Joan Crawford, Ernest Borgnine, John Carradine, and Mercedes McCambridge as an all-time great movie villain.

Friday, May 21, 2021

Django (1966)

Pax and Michael drag their coffins to a Spaghetti Western legend: Sergio Corbucci's original Django starring Franco Nero.

Plus: Lots of listener feedback on our 100th episode covering The Searchers.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Return of Sabata (1971)

Michael and Pax finish up the Sabata series as Lee Van Cleef comes back to the role for Return of Sabata

Something else that returns is the "Whatchoo Been Westernin'?" segment with Pax reading the comic The Legend of Oz: Wicked West by Tom Hutchinson and Alisson Borges and listening to Zaron Burnett's Black Cowboys podcast. Meanwhile, Michael's been watching the 1998 sorta-Western TV series, Little Men.  

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)

Pax and Michael are joined by their pal Jeeg (Nerd Lunch) to revisit another East-meets-Western mash-up. This time with Jet Li in the sixth film of the Once Upon a Time in China series.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Episode 100: The Searchers (1956)

Michael and Pax celebrate their 100th episode with a long-requested classic: John Ford's The Searchers starring John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, and Natalie Wood.