On this episode of the podcast ‘Flix It,’ hosts David Marcus and Ellie Bufkin stream the 1992 western, ‘Unforgiven.’
The emptying of our hall of heroes is not a random thing. It is driven by Jacobins who want to replace our history with something else—a falsified, political, agitprop version
The mix of hi-tech and the Wild West seems strange at first, but actually works. It’s Ridley Scott’s ‘Blade Runner’ and Clint Eastwood’s ‘Unforgiven’ wrapped into one.
‘The Top 10 Westerns Ever Made, Plus 10 More Deep Cuts’ was deeply disappointing to this film buff. So here’s a deeper, better, alternative list.
Inez Stepman and Mary Katharine Ham discuss classic Western films and spring fashion guidelines on the Federalist Radio Hour.
With their clear-eyed moral messaging, Westerns are a great antidote to much of the modern filmmaking landscape, where audiences are often asked to identify with the bad guy.
Scott Cooper’s ‘Hostiles’ accepts history’s brutal realities rather than substituting political cant. Cooper is what historians used to be: one who doesn’t fashion history to fit a political agenda.
In the Netflix mini-series ‘Godless,’ we see what is possible if just a few strong and virtuous men step up and take responsibility amid disaster.
No movie better captures the cultural zeitgeist of the America that exists outside of the so-called bubbles than ‘Hell or Highwater,’ even though it’s from a Scotsman.
The only way to approach remakes like ‘The Magnificent Seven’ is to regard them as an opportunity to appreciate the original.
You’ll definitely have fun watching the ‘The Magnificent Seven’ remake. But you won’t remember a thing.
Despite his grand call to make America great again, Trump feeds on the growing cynicism of many Americans, insisting that holding to principles and following the rules is only for losers.
The hit FX series ‘Justified’ displays our new conception of manhood. It’s still heavy on derring-do, but lighter on commitment and virtue.
This greatest film, the most Homeric of all American films, the quintessence of John Ford’s homage to the America that was once and will not be again, was his first great film: ‘The Iron Horse.’
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