Loo Hui Phang emphasizes the nature of image-making from the first panel: an upside landscape as viewed through the inverting lens of the protagonist's camera.
05 Feb 2018
Mixing the classic themes of the American western with splashes of modernity makes for a attention-grabbing tale of salvation.
12 Aug 2015
The archetype of the spaghetti western finds its truest expression in this essential film from Sergio Leone.
12 Mar 2015
Two blasts of existentialist disquiet and hallucination from the stable of Roger Corman, these two Westerns launched the career of a major alternative filmmaker in Monte Hellman.
04 Jan 2015
In a new look at the legendary outlaw, Christopher Bowman plays a teenage Billy the Kid whose fate is shaped by violence in the small New Mexico town where he lives with his mother.
03 Sep 2013
There is arguably no more true complexity of thought to Michael Cimino’s script than there is to Lawrence Kasdan’s for Raiders of the Lost Ark.
02 Jan 2013
If you’re looking for a crackling good yarn that elevates itself over simple genre trappings, you should look no further than The Sisters Brothers.
22 Mar 2012
Justified has the thrilling shootouts, but its success owes more to a rare attribute in action television: charm.
03 Feb 2011
If you are already a fan of Lonesome Dove, then you will probably enjoy Streets of Laredo and Dead Man’s Walk.
21 Jun 2010
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