Tuesday, June 18 2013
What makes this western “psychological” are the sparring types of man -- young and virile versus old and protective, playful against serious, handsome facing ugly. Should a man be sexy? More to the point, should he be pretty?
Wednesday, February 29 2012
Everyone admires Youngblood Hawke, who is always referred to by his full name, but of course it wouldn't be a story worth telling if this golden boy could sustain his success without hard lessons about over-reaching and losing touch and the wrong woman and the hollow nature of fame and money and yadda yadda.
Monday, August 27 2007
What's right, what's wrong, and what's reasonable when good men are faced with bad men doing bad things?
Friday, April 20 2012
A rural, romantic, ghostly noir with a brilliant Edward G. Robinson.