The Homesman

The Homesman


The Homesman

Release year: 2014 Director: Tommy Lee Jones Screenwriter: Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald, Wesley A. Oliver, Glendon Swarthout (novel) Starring: Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones, Sonja Richter, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, David Dencik, John Lithgow, Evan Jones Ratings: Nominated for Palme d’Or at Cannes. Three women who have been driven mad by the pioneer life ..

Wagons East

Wagons East


Wagons East

Release year: 1994 Director: Peter Markle Screenwriter: Matthew Carlson, Jerry Abrahamson Starring: John Candy, Richard Lewis, Ellen Greene, John C. McGinley, Ed Lauter, Rodney A. Grant, Jill Boyd, Robert Picardo In the 1860’s Wild West a group of misfits decide to give up on the settlers dream and return back east. The only they can get ..

Dead Man

Dead Man


Dead Man

   Release year: 1995 Director: Jim Jarmusch Screenwriter: Jim Jarmusch Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen, John Hurt, Robert Mitchum, Iggy Pop, Eugene Byrd Ratings: Cannes: Nominated for Palme d’Or. After arriving in the town of Machine to start on his new job accountant William Blake (Johnny Depp) is told by ferocious ..

Open Range

Open Range


Open Range

Release year: 2003 Director: Kevin Costner Screenwriter: Craig Storper, Lauran Paine (novel ‘The Open Range Men’) Starring: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening, Michael Gambon, Michael Jeter, Diego Luna, James Russo, Kim Coates Former gunslinger Charley (Kevin Costner) enjoys a mostly violent free life working for open range cattleman ‘Boss’ (Robert Duvall). When their herd ..

Young Guns

Young Guns


Young Guns

Release Year: 1988 Director: Christopher Cain Writer: John Fusco Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Philips, Charlie Sheen, Dermot Mulroney, Casey Siemaszko, Terence Stamp, Jack Palance, Terry O’Quinn, Sharon Thomas, In order to avenge the murder of their benefactor, Billy the Kid and his gang become deputies, but when the wild six take it ..

Lone Star

Lone Star


Lone Star

Release year: 1952 Director: Vincent Sherman Screenwriter: Borden Chase, Howard Estabrook (novel) Starring: Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Broderick Crawford, Lionel Barrymore, Beulah Bondi, Ed Begley, James Burke Moviegeek Sunday Classic #101, week 20 2016 Cattle baron Devereaux Burke (Clark Gable) is enlisted by ex-President Andrew Jackson (Lionel Barrymore) to find Sam Houston who has an ..

The Outlaw

The Outlaw


The Outlaw

Release year: 1943 Director: Howard Hughes Screenwriter: Jules Furthman Starring: Jack Buetel, Jane Russell, Thomas Mitchell, Walter Huston, Mimi Aguglia, Joe Sawyer, Gene Rizzi, Bobby Callahan Old friends Pat Garrett (Thomas Mitchell) and Doc Holliday (Walter Houston) fall out when Doc starts an unlikely friendship with gunslinger Billy the Kid (Jack Buetel). But the two ..

The Left Handed Gun

The Left Handed Gun


The Left Handed Gun

Release year: 1958 Director: Arthur Penn Screenwriter: Leslie Stevens, Gore Vidal (teleplay) Starring: Paul Newman, John Dehner, Lita Milan, Martin Garralaga, James Congdon, James Best, Colin Keith-Johnston, Hurd Hatfield Moviegeek Sunday Classic #96, week 15 2016 The drifter William Bonney (Paul Newman) is taken in by cattle boss Tunstall (Colin Keith-Johnston) who treats him kindly. ..

The Ridiculous 6

The Ridiculous 6


The Ridiculous 6

Release year: 2015 Director: Frank Coraci Screenwriter: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler Starring: Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Terry Crewes, Nick Nolte, Jorge Garcia, Taylor Lautner, Luke Wilson, Steve Zahn Tommy/White Knife was raised by Native Americans after the death of his mother. One day he is approached by a man (Nick Nolte) telling him he is ..

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid


Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Release year: 1973 Director: Sam Peckinpah Screenwriter: Rudy Wurlitzer Starring: James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel, Katy Jurado, Harry Dean Stanton, Bob Dylan, Emilio Fernández Moviegeek Sunday Classic #90, week 9 2016 Despite being friends, Pat Garrett (James Coburn) accepts a job as a lawman with the sole purpose of bringing down his old friend ..

The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight


The Hateful Eight

Release year: 2015 Director: Quentin Tarantino Screenwriter: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, James Parks Ratings: 3 Oscar nominations: Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Jason Leigh), Best Cinematography, Best Original Score. 1 Golden Globe: Best Original Score. 2 Golden Globe nominations: ..

Billy the Kid (1941)

Billy the Kid (1941)


Billy the Kid (1941)

Release year: 1941 Director: David Miller, Frank Borzage Screenwriter: Gene Fowler, Howard Emmett Rogers, Bradbury Foote, Walter Noble Burns (based on the book ‘The Saga of Billy the Kid’ by) Starring: Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy, Ian Hunter, Mary Howard, Gene Lockhart, Lon Chaney Jr., Henry O’Neill, Cy Kendall Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Cinematography. Hot-headed ..