Et tu, Cimarron?; or More Rules for Epic Westerns

As I was saying before paying work and Valentine’s Day and the call of the West in the form of watching The Stalking Moon, starring Gregory “Awesome Gimlet-Eye” Peck, epic westerns aren’t my cuppa tea. Or joe.

I’d just finished spinning my snark about epic westerns in an earlier post when Nuts4r2 “Awesome Gimlet-eyed Film Reviewer” called . . . → Read More: Et tu, Cimarron?; or More Rules for Epic Westerns

It’s in the Eyes; or, Villains vs. Heroes, Part III

The windows of the soul, yadda, yadda, yadda…but true, especially if you are an actor directed by Sergio Leone.

In Once Upon a Time in the West, Leone made flat affect an art form–Bronson’s cold stare as Harmonica is as menacing as Henry Fonda’s as Frank, rapist and child killer as Frank is. But we identify with . . . → Read More: It’s in the Eyes; or, Villains vs. Heroes, Part III

Howdy, World!

In a few seconds the Democratic presidential candidates will be debating levels of elitism, in a few days Congress will be debating the next huge bill tapping billions of dollars for the Iraq War, and in a few minutes, I will have posted my first entry on CowboyLands. Neither as expensive as a war bill . . . → Read More: Howdy, World!