Monday May 20
Jubal (1956) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection
"You know, sometimes I think it's giving the good Lord the worst of it to say he invented people." Jubal Troop is a soft-spoken drifter who stumbles upon a ranch owned by the jovial Shep Horgan .
Wild Bunch remake from Will Smith
Will Smith is apparently eyeing a remake of the classic western Wild Bunch, looking to produce and star in the film.
Cinema Blend News
Will Smith In Talks To Star In Reimagining Of The Wild Bunch
Will Smith is now looking to both produce and star in a remake of The Wild Bunch , but for those of you who are having horrific flashbacks of Wild, Wild West , I have an interesting extra detail - the remake won't be set in the old west.
McQuarrie writing and directing Ice Station Zebra
Ice Station Zebra is a cracking book and it's also a cracking film, and now it's set for a Hollywood remake and while that might fill you with some dread, after all that can often be the sign of a terrible film that captures nothing of the original.
Jubal: BD Review
In some ways, Delmer Daves' Jubal is a perfect candidate for Criterion: it sports big level stars and collaborators , but has all but completely fallen off the radar in modern cinematic discussion.