Mar 21, 2013
Deep Focus: 92 in the Shade, Thomas McGuane, and the Titan Warren Oates
That said, I'll be the first to admit that there's a particular charm I find in a film that only reveals its merits once a viewer accepts its flaws.
Laura's Miscellaneous Musings
Two Special Men: Randolph Scott and Dan Duryea
Randolph Scott was born in Virginia on this date in 1898. His film career began in the late '20s and encompassed a variety of films, including the Jerome Kern musicals ROBERTA and HIGH, WIDE AND HANDSOME and the screwball classic MY FAVORITE WIFE , all costarring Irene Dunne; MY FAVORITE WIFE also costarred Scott's good friend Cary Grant.
So you're Jack Wilson
It being the final weekend before the closing date for that favourite Westerns poll , can I encourage all those of you who have not sent in an entry but are still meaning to enter, to enter.
Reviews - November 23
If you skipped the opening credits of the 1962 Western "Ride the High Country," you might not guess it was directed by Sam Peckinpah, the auteur behind the violence and nihilism of films like "The Wild Bunch" and "Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia." That's not to say it's free of violence but a surprisingly poignant love story is at its center.