Originally published: December 30th 2020 This week, in honor of what would have been Martin Milner’s 90th birthday, I wanted to pay tribute to the actor’s wide-ranging, but often little-known … Continue Reading Martin Miler Mondays: Gunfight at O.K. Corral (1957)
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Originally Published September 23rd 2017 The 1950s is easily the decade where the Western thrived. Captured in expansive CinemaScope, the Wild West never looked wilder. But with so many cowpokes … Continue Reading Johnny Guitar (1954)
John Wayne is an actor I’m still mixed on. I’ll probably never have the deep, emotional connection to him that my dad and countless other fans have. But there’s something … Continue Reading Ethan Wayne Talks About His Dad in Celebration of HDNET Movies ‘Western Icons’
I saw director Robert Rodriguez’s “El Mariachi” series backwards, starting with this threequel then going back to see Desperado and El Mariachi and in-between I read Rodriguez’s excellent filmmaking book Rebel … Continue Reading Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
Tonight’s movie, The Misfits, concludes the works of Ms. Marilyn Monroe and ends This (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn. We still have two more entries in the series with … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: The Misfits (1961)
If this month has taught me anything it’s how many fantastic actors were blessed to work alongside Ms. Marilyn Monroe. Tonight’s film boast one of the most enigmatic actors to … Continue Reading My (Slightly More Than) Month with Marilyn: River of No Return (1954)