Category Archives: western film

Film quote of the day

“Buster, I’m going to try to explain something to you that you probably don’t understand. When a man’s hurt he bleeds until he either dies or the blood coagulates. If the bleeding stops, one day the wound becomes a scar … Continue reading

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Why Westerns Still Matter

He is immediately recognizable, this American ronin. It’s the way he stands, the posture he assumes in silence or repose.  The easy, laconic grace that passes for a casual slouch. Clearly, a man comfortable inside his own skin. A byproduct … Continue reading

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“Saddle the Wind” (1958)

“Saddle the Wind” (1958) (84 minutes) Directed by: Robert Parrish Written by: Rod Serling Cast:  Robert Taylor, John Cassavettes, Julie London, Donald Crisp A western that should have been much, much better. Robert Taylor is a retired gunfighter, happy to … Continue reading

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“The Stalking Moon” (1968)

“The Stalking Moon” (1968) Directed by: Robert Mulligan Written by: Alvin Sargent (Based on a novel by Theodore V. Olsen) Cast:  Gregory Peck, Eva Marie Saint, Robert Forster “The Stalking Moon” is a superb western, one of the best the … Continue reading

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