My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

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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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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Wikipedia: Wanted: Dead or Alive – A Western television series starring Steve McQueen as the bounty hunter Josh Randall. It aired on CBS for three seasons from 1958–61. The black-and-white program was a spin-off of a March 1958 episode of Trackdown, a 1957–59 western series starring Robert Culp. The series launched McQueen into becoming the first television star to cross over into comparable status on the big screen.

The Magnificent Seven: Casting Steve McQueen I haven’t come up with anybody to fill Yul Brynner’s boots .. yet. I’m working on it. But there’s at least one actor that might work for Steve McQureen’s role as the character, Vin. I’m thinking of Viggo Mortensen. Viggo has already been in a couple of excellent Westerns: Appaloosa, and Hidalgo. …

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The Decline and Fall of the Studios “You never miss the water ‘til the well runs dry”. – unknown And when all the modern smoke and mirrors finally clear, well … the well is pretty dry. No Burt Lancasters, Charlton Hestons, Kirk Douglas’, no Hepburns, Brynners … no Fonda’s, no Wayne’s … no Astaires, no Pecks …

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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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