Western
 
 
 
 
Movie
 

Review: “In A Valley of Violence” is ‘John Wick’ In the Old West

One thing every movie villain should know by now is never kill the dog of a man you don’t quite understand. Unfortunately for the villains in “In A Valley of Violence” they don’t have electricity so lear...
 
5.3
 
 
Movie
 

Review: “Hell Or High Water” Is Easily Looked Over, but Shouldn’t Be

Much of the movie-going audience, if not all, decide whether or not they will see a movie based on the trailer. There are definitely movies that can’t, or don’t, show a whole lot when they release said trailer yet o...
 
8.0
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Bad Girls” (1994)

Westerns were all the rage, for a while, in the 90s. They came in all shapes and sizes. There were the good (“Tombstone”, “Unforgiven”) the bad (“Wild, Wild West”, “Posse”) and th...
 
4.5

 
 
Movie
 

Review: “Bone Tomahawk” Is Brutal and Entertaining

‘Bone Tomahawk” opens up with Purvis (David Arquette) cutting a man’s throat open as he and his friend Buddy (Sid Haig) have overrun a group of guys who they are now robbing of more than just their belongings....
 
8.5
 
 
Movie
 

Review: “The Hateful Eight” Is Far From Tarantino’s Best, but Still Enjoyable

Whenever you start a Quentin Tarantino movie you know you’re going to get a few things every time: colorful characters, entertaining dialogue, over the top violence, and a few twists you didn’t see coming. ‘Th...
 
7.3
 
 
Movie
 

Review: “Jane Got A Gun” Is A Ho-Hum Affair

Jane Hammond (Portman) marries outlaw Bill “Ham” Hammond when she believes that her fiance Dan Frost (Edgerton) has died. The Gang that Bill is a part of, The Bishop Boys, and their leader Colin McCann (McGregor), d...
 
5.5

 
featured
 

Throw Back Thursday review of Kathryn Bigelow’s 1987 vamp flick “Near Dark”

Written by:  Eric Red  and  Kathryn Bigelow Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, and Jenette Goldstein Long before she was winning academy awards with “The Hurt...
 
Comedy
 

“The Ridiculous 6” is painful to watch

Written by: Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler Directed by: Frank Coraci Starring: Adam Sandler, Terry Crews, Taylor Lautner, Jorge Garcia, Rob Schneider, Luke Wilson, Will Forte, and Steve Zahn And the list goes on and on… The...
 
Drama
 

The Keeping Room – A unique and most welcome Western

Written by: Julia Hart Directed by: Daniel Barber Starring: Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld, Sam Worthington, Muna Otaru, and Kyle Soller The Western genre has long adhered to a specific outline for it’s tales. Bad men doi...

 
Drama
 

Echoes of War

Written by: John Chriss and Kane Senes Directed by: Kane Senes Starring: James Badge Dale, Ethan Embry, William Forsythe, Maika Monroe, Rhys Wakefield, Ryan O’Nan, and Owen Teague I never thought I would say this, but tod...