My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

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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“I never rode shotgun on a hearse before.” – Steve McQueen / The Magnificent Seven I could very easily understand it if Tom Cruise’s rumoured remake of The Magnificent Seven never hits the dusty trail. Though you can surely bet that they want to make this movie … and you can surely bet that Western Fans …

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There’s Remakes … and then there’s this: In Yurusarezaru mono – a Japanese remake/adaptation of Clint Eastwood‘s iconic Western, Unforgiven (1992) we discover a cinematic tradition of Remakes that goes back a ways … pardner. Legendary Westerns film Director John Sturges‘* The Magnificent Seven (1960) is well known to have borrowed from Japanese Director/Film maker Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai. _____________________________________________________ In fact, …

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Damon, Costner & Freeman joining Cruise in Magnificent Seven!? Clint Morris June 10, 2012 http://moviehole.net/201254522damon-costner-freeman-joining-cruise-in-magnificent-seven Tom Cruise Damon / Freeman / Costner As if Tom Cruise in a remake of “The Magnificent Seven” wasn’t interesting enough, consider this : Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Costner may be joining him. If we can believe the …

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