GENRE: Western

Movies A Million Ways to Die in the West Movie Poster

I love comedies, and I enjoy certain types of Westerns as well, especially those that push the boundaries in some way like Unforgiven or The Proposition. A Million Ways to Die in the West purports to be a Western comedy, yet it satisfies only the Western half of that description with its setting. It doesn’t […]

Movies A Million Ways to Die in the West Movie Poster

A spineless sheep rancher, obsessed with the harsh realities of Nineteenth Century life, falls for the wrong woman in A Million Ways to Die in the West. Animated TV comedy virtuoso Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy and American Dad) spoofs the classic Western at the helm of his second feature-length movie. The look and sound of the film’s […]

Movies Cuban Fury Movie Poster

A onetime topflight salsa protégé is drawn back to the rigors of dance in Cuban Fury. In his early teens, Bruce Garrett (Nick Frost) was a salsa savant, ready to make his mark on the world by claiming a local major dance title. With his revered salsa coach, Ron (Ian McShane), awaiting his arrival, Bruce […]

Movies Appaloosa Movie Poster

The second movie this week is the new western Appaloosa starring Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renée Zellweger and Jeremy Irons. This was quite an interesting experience from the very start. I can’t say I’ve ever seen a film quite like this. The dialogue is entirely unique and the repartee between Harris and Mortensen is something you have to see […]

Movies 3:10 to Yuma Movie Poster

This weekend my son and I went to see 3:10 to Yuma. It stars Christian Bale and Russell Crowe in a classic western. It’s a remake of a 1957 film of the same name starring Glenn Ford. This was my son’s very first western so I was a bit apprehensive. Thankfully by the end it […]