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The Dead Don’t Hurt review – love blossoms amid violence in Viggo Mortensen’s western
The star directs, writes, composes and acts in this beautifully shot and sombre film about an old-school hero in a 19th-century frontier community fraught with tragedy

Peter Bradshaw

09, Sep, 2023 @8:21 AM

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Strange Way of Life review – Pedro Pascal and Ethan Hawke sizzle in Almodóvar’s queer cowboy yarn
The director gets back in the saddle at Cannes with this dusty lusty tale of long-lost lovers bound by a bloody fate

Peter Bradshaw

17, May, 2023 @4:04 PM

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Streaming: the best films about journalism
Gritty drama She Said, about the two reporters who exposed Harvey Weinstein, joins newsroom classics from His Girl Friday to All the President’s Men

Guy Lodge

04, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Buck and the Preacher review – Poitier and Belafonte are a dream team in breezy western
Sidney Poitier’s terrifically enjoyable directorial debut from 1972, in which he stars opposite Harry Belafonte, is rereleased in all its galloping glory

Peter Bradshaw

01, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Walter Mirisch obituary
Producer whose trust in his film-makers led to a string of popular, Oscar-nominated movies

Ronald Bergan

26, Feb, 2023 @4:19 PM

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Raquel Welch: a strong and powerful personality with a rarely-tapped gift for comedy
Welch was a colossal celebrity in the 1970s, whose combination of physical strength and drollery made her a force to be reckoned with

Peter Bradshaw

15, Feb, 2023 @9:44 PM

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The Old Way review – ​Nicolas Cage lifts generic western retread
This predictable tale of a vengeful gunslinger is redeemed by the moving father-daughter dynamic between Cage and Ryan Kiera Armstrong

Wendy Ide

15, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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The Old Way review – Nicolas Cage climbs back into the schlocky saddle
Cage plays an old gunslinger riding out with his unnervingly calm daughter in this True Grit-style revenge tale

Leslie Felperin

10, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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What links Harrison Ford to Martin Amis and Emily Blunt?
Follow Indiana Jones into 1923, and find your way to The English and The Power of the Dog

Larry Ryan

17, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Henry Silva obituary
American stage and screen actor who oozed menace in his many roles as the bad guy, heavy or villain

Ronald Bergan

27, Nov, 2022 @5:38 PM

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‘Good luck with your horse opera!’: Hugo Blick on his rule-breaking western The English
At the heart of this subversive frontier tale is a sumptuous but doomed love story. That’s what makes it the renowned TV writer’s most radical and pleasurable work yet

Stuart Jeffries

11, Nov, 2022 @6:07 PM

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How wild was the wild west in 1965?
In Dodge City, there hadn’t been a fatal shootout in 10 years. By Chris Hall

Chris Hall

06, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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