News of the World – Part Two – Movie Review

(Fire update: Posting too early in the day for official updates, but I'm still in my house and not under any evacuation alerts or orders as of morning of July 22) Part of the Legends of Western Cinema Week 2021 Party! News of the World Released 2020 - run time 1 hour 58 minutes -… Continue reading News of the World – Part Two – Movie Review

The Light of Western Stars – 1940 (Film Review)

Some of you have already guessed why I have watched and reviewed this film. (Hi Hamlette!) I've slowly been working my way through Alan Ladd's filmography, making notes and occasionally managing to get it together enough to write a semi-decent review. Quite some time ago now, I watched and reviewed this version of The Light… Continue reading The Light of Western Stars – 1940 (Film Review)

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt – Western Wednesday Book (and film) Review – November

I am somewhat disappointed with this novel. I think it's partly the 'fault' of all it's publicity - I had high expectations for this relatively recently (2011) published and much praised "western." Recently I hurried to read The Sisters Brothers at last as I expected to watch the 2018 film version in the near future.… Continue reading The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt – Western Wednesday Book (and film) Review – November