Sunday, October 25, 2020

Bandidas (2006)

Michael and Pax definitely wanted to watch Penélope Cruz, Salma Hayek, Steve Zahn, Dwight Yoakam, and Sam Shepard in Bandidas. Pax also reads the graphic novel Calamity Jane: The Calamitous Life of Martha Jane Cannary by Christian Perrissin and Matthieu Blanchin. And Michael gets in the Halloween spirit with Curse of the Undead.

Monday, October 12, 2020

Little Big Man (1970)

Pax and Michael turn on the tape recorder and talk about the 1970 dramatic comedy Little Big Man starring Dustin Hoffman, Chief Dan George, Faye Dunaway, and Richard Mulligan.

Michael also gets spooky with High Plains Drifter and Pax finds a Western Holy Grail in James D Horan's The Authentic Wild West: The Gunfighters.

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.