NEW BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION OF THE LONG RIDERS

A new Blu-ray special edition of The Long Riders (1980) has been released by Kino Lorber. The 4K restoration is contained in a two-disc set that also features new interviews with actors from the film, director Walter Hill, and soundtrack composer Ry Cooder. The advantage of Blu-ray technology is to allow a high-definition viewing experience,… Read More NEW BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION OF THE LONG RIDERS

BRAD PITT’S JESSE JAMES FILM MARKS 10th ANNIVERSARY

Today, September 21st, marks the 10th anniversary for the release of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007). Directed by Andrew Dominik, and starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck as James and Ford, respectively, the film was based on the Ron Hansen 1983 novel of the same name. Set in the… Read More BRAD PITT’S JESSE JAMES FILM MARKS 10th ANNIVERSARY

BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID TOP UK HISTORY CHANNEL POLL

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the famous 1969 Western starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford, has been named the “most iconic Western of all time” in a new poll. The survey, conducted by the UK’s HISTORY Channel to mark its launch of Redford’s docu-drama series The West, saw the Newman-Redford film win almost half… Read More BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID TOP UK HISTORY CHANNEL POLL

NEO-WESTERN HELL OR HIGH WATER GARNERS HIGH PRAISE

Reviews for Hell or High Water (2016), a “neo-Western” starring Chris Pine and Ben Foster, are emerging as very positive. Neo-Western is a form of the genre in which a film set in the contemporary West echoes behaviors and ideas typically associated with Westerns taking place in the Old West (1865-1890) era. Set in the… Read More NEO-WESTERN HELL OR HIGH WATER GARNERS HIGH PRAISE