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Tue
29
May
2018
 
  • Western
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 99 mins.
John Ford's landmark Western revolves around an assorted group of colourful passengers aboard the Overland stagecoach bound for Lordsburg, New Mexico, in the 1880s. An alcoholic philosophizer (Thomas Mitchell), a lady of ill repute (Claire Trevor) and a timid liquor salesman (Donald Meek) are among the motley…
Tue
26
Jun
2018
 
  • Western
  • USA
  • 111 mins.
Former blacklisted Martin Ritt ("Hud") directs this superior revisionist western, with a liberal slant, based on the novel by Elmore Leonard. It's a variant on John Ford's 1939 ‘Stagecoach’, as the outcast hero (played by Paul Newman) instead of running away from civilization in his final desperate…
Tue
12
Jun
2018
 
  • Western
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 100 mins.
Director Anthony Mann's final foray into the western genre is a disturbing examination of man's baser instincts, rising in intensity to the level of Shakespearean tragedy. A reformed outlaw (played by Gary Cooper) becomes stranded after an aborted train robbery with two other passengers and is forced…
Tue
10
Jul
2018
 
  • Western
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 123 mins.
When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton (Barry Pepper) wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins (Tommy Lee Jones), the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada (Julio Cesar Cedillo), in his Mexican home town.…