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Dances With Wolves is a modern Hollywood epic at its best. Just like Titanic or Braveheart, the film is bloated and full of the ego of its director (in this case, star Kevin Costner). It's full of 80s…
All good things must come to an end, but after four hours, I still couldn't get enough of Broken Trail. Set in 1897, this compelling mini-series follows Print Ritter (Robert Duvall) and his nephew, To…
Mush-mouthed and cantankerous, Rooster Cogburn has little time for fools, but recognizes a tough character when he sees one. When 14-year-old headstrong Mattie Ross (newcomer Hailee Steinfeld) approac…
John Wayne is so embedded in American lore as a gunslinging Western hero, that anyone can imitate his wide drawl and bowlegged stance without ever having seen one of his movies. Before sitting down an…
Clint Eastwood movies have always been essential viewing at our house, but I remember thinking that Pale Rider was especially hot. I was only about nine when I saw it the first time, and it struck me …
If I may be so bold as to quote myself, I believe I said that seeing all the corruption in Serpico made me want to go live in a cave. Well, Jeremiah Johnson cured me of that. You'd think that if you, …
As Hollywood continues to mine the vaults of our collective pop-culture past for new (old) ideas, relaunching The Lone Ranger probably didn't sound like a bad idea: The Wild West still manages to seem…
Baz Luhrmann, I can see what you were trying to do in the epic Australia, a Technicolor homage to your beloved homeland. A swarthy scoundrel clashes with a frosty upper-class lady, sparks fly, they ma…
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