My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

Ghost Riders in the Sky by Cash Grass See this guy!? Charles Bronson right? But Charles Bronson died in 2003. Didn’t he? ‘Fraid so. This guy is Robert “Bronzi”. Who just happens to look exactly like Charles Bronson! (below). And they’ve been exploiting this likeness for a while now. Most recently in this Western: Here’s …

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Sammy A Wilder Bunch?? Casting Call Part 2 / Dutch Engstrom / Ernest Borgnine The Wild Bunch 1973 Wikipedia says: “Among those considered to play Dutch Engstrom were Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, Alex Cord, Robert Culp, Sammy Davis, Jr., Richard Jaeckel, Steve McQueen, and George Peppard. Ernest Borgnine was cast based on his performance in The Dirty Dozen (1967). Who …

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Britt (Coburn): “Nobody throws me my own guns and says run. Nobody.” From: The Playlist ‘Magnificent Seven’ Remake Continues With New Writer, But Loses Tom Cruise http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/magnificent-seven-remake-continues-with-new-writer-but-loses-tom-cruise-20131226?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter BY KEVIN JAGERNAUTH DECEMBER 26, 2013 10:00 AM MGM are leaving no stone unturned in their catalogue when it comes to remakes. With “Robocop” and “Poltergeist” on the way for …

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From:  By: Mike Parker Published: Sun, December 29, 201 http://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/films/450888/Tom-Cruise-shoots-down-Magnificent-Seven-remake Tom Cruise shoots down Magnificent Seven remake TOM CRUISE’s departure from a planned remake of the star-studded western has put the project back to square one HOLLYWOOD studio MGM has “called in the cavalry” to rescue a planned remake of classic 1960 western The Magnificent Seven …

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 “You call that life? If an Apache cannot live in his home mountains like his fathers before him, he is already dead!” Massai: (Lancaster) When Rose and I got back from Arizona and the Apache Trail … I sat down in my living room and turned on the TV. Guess what’s playing? ??? Apache … …

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Celebrating Harry Dean Stanton’s Western Filmwork Harry Dean Stanton didn’t appear in a lot of Westerns – yet he did appear in at least two of note: Pekinpah’s Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid and John Ford’s How the West was Won.  Harry Dean Stanton is among a large but distinguished fraternity of Actors / Actresses whom …

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Cast Introduction: The New Magnificent 7 … plus One. Cast Introduction: The New Magnificent 7 … plus One Cast Introduction:The New Magnificent Seven As they say: The atmosphere is electric. But I hate these tuxedo affairs. DAMN! I just spilt some wine on my boots. “Oh Hi Mickey” Rourke. … Everybody is here. OOP – The lights are …

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Cast Introduction: The New Magnificent Seven As they say: The atmosphere is electric. But I hate these tuxedo affairs. DAMN! I just spilt some wine on my boots. “Oh Hi Mickey” Rourke. … Everybody is here. OOP – The lights are going down … better get to my seat. _________________________________________________________ “Ladeeeez and Gentlemen!!!” … announces a disembodied …

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There’s only a couple of the cast members of The Magnificent Seven that are easy to cast … and Charles Bronson ISN”T one of them. Bronson poses a casting problem in that he always seemed (to me) to be a man that had paid his dues (he had) and this seemed to shine through his …

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Jubal / 1956 My review? It’s a good Western – have a look. Jubal / 1956: Glenn Ford is now 40 years old and a full blown Western Movie Star in the Golden Era of Western Film – the 50’s. The notable cast of Jubal includes 4 other fellers: Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger, Charles Bronson, and Jack Elam. Borgnine, …

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Jubal / 1956 Garry mentioned Jubal  … so I thought we’d take a look at it. Most of Ford‘s 15 (or so) Westerns were pretty good and Jubal is right up there. A great cast. Jubal Trailer  Jubal – an unusual name for a movie – is from the 1939 novel Jubal Troop by Paul Wellman. Glenn Ford Jubal (Troop). …

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The Spikes Gang I’m gonna say that The Spikes Gang (1974) was the last true Western that Lee Marvin made. A pretty good little film that never got it’s due. Certainly worth a see. Director Richard Fleistcher‘s message is loud and clear: a badguy is not a hero (even if he is a Movie Star) and there is no …

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