Westerns

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Once Upon a Time in Tabernas: Spanish spaghetti western set for sale
An eight-hectare set built in the 1960s for one of Sergio Leone’s films is up for sale for €2.8m

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

29, Jun, 2022 @6:14 PM

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Bo Hopkins obituary
Character actor who specialised in a combination of good ol’ boy affability and latent violence

Michael Carlson

03, Jun, 2022 @4:15 PM

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The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson review – one-woman outback western
A lone bushwoman holds her own as Leah Purcell breathes new life into an old Australian classic

Wendy Ide

15, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Thar review – savage Hindi neo-western set in Rajasthan
An antique dealer, a disillusioned cop and a thirst for revenge collide in this gruesomely compelling Indian thriller

Wendy Ide

08, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance at 60: the great American western
John Ford’s 1962 masterwork remains a surprisingly downbeat film about the west with never-better performances from James Stewart and John Wayne

Oliver Macnaughton

22, Apr, 2022 @6:08 AM

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Ennio review – Giuseppe Tornatore’s heartfelt tribute to film composer Morricone
The maestro talks about what drove his famous scores while actors, directors and musical peers celebrate his contribution to cinema

Leslie Felperin

20, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Jane Campion wins best director Oscar for The Power of the Dog
Campion wins her second Oscar, becoming the third female winner of the best director award

Andrew Pulver

28, Mar, 2022 @2:59 AM

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Can someone explain to Sam Elliott what The Power of the Dog is about – and what movies are?
Despite more than 100 screen credits of his own, the actor sounded pretty confused about the basics on Marc Maron’s podcast

Stuart Heritage

02, Mar, 2022 @12:07 PM

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Audrey Hepburn’s 20 greatest films – ranked!
On the 65th anniversary of Funny Face, we run down the Givenchy girl’s best moments – from upstaging her (usually much older) leading men to literally representing heaven in a dazzling white cable-knit

Anne Billson

17, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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My streaming gem: why you should watch Prospect
The latest in our series of writers drawing attention to lesser-known films available to stream is a recommendation of an unusual sci-fi western

Graeme Virtue

31, Jan, 2022 @7:03 AM

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the US, No 1: The Power of the Dog
Set in 1920s Montana, Janes Campion’s first feature film in over a decade is a highly original western psychodrama and our favourite of 2021

Peter Bradshaw

17, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the UK, No 1: The Power of the Dog
With Benedict Cumberbatch as a jeeringly malicious cowboy in 1920s Montana, Jane Campion’s taut, western psychodrama is our best film of 2021

Peter Bradshaw

17, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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