Westerns

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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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The Last Victim review – modern dimestore western is Mo’ Country for Old Men
Ali Larter is the only bright spot of this western noir that seems familiar right down to the cod Cormac McCarthy voiceover

Phil Hoad

03, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Redeeming Love review – pious Bible-story western struggles for salvation
Nice vistas and a scenery-chewing Famke Janssen aren’t enough to save this absurd scriptural rehash from movie hell

Mike McCahill

12, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Last Son review – outlaw has to kill or be killed by his own kids in gothic western
Sam Worthington plays a bad dude in this beautifully scored, authentically unhygienic drama

Leslie Felperin

02, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Cate Blanchett and Harry Styles to head to Venice for 2022 edition of film festival
Competition slots for jailed Iranian director Jafar Panahi, Martin McDonagh and Darren Aronofsky, while actors on show range from past winner Blanchett to Bill Nighy and Harry Styles

Andrew Pulver

26, Jul, 2022 @1:44 PM

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High Noon at 70: the politically loaded anti-western adored by US presidents
Loved by both Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton, the 1952 convention-defying film is like a political Rorschach test

Scott Tobias

24, Jul, 2022 @6:06 AM

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LQ Jones obituary
Character actor best known for war movies and Sam Peckinpah westerns as well as directing the cult B-movie A Boy and His Dog

Michael Carlson

21, Jul, 2022 @10:45 AM

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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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