Tag Archives: 2013 Western Challenge

“I’m Not Alone.”

My friend Rob got me Rio Bravo for Christmas because he’s an awesome kind of guy. Unfortunately, the year is running out, and I have one more western I absolutely have to watch first. (Because I made a list and said I’d … Continue reading

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“I Wouldn’t Have It Any Other Way.”

I’m so close now. I’m so, so close. Sadly, out of the eleven westerns I’ve watched thus far, The Wild Bunch was definitely not one of my favorites.

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“People Scare Better When They’re Dying.”

Continuing onward — I’m having a hard time deciding how I feel about Once Upon a Time in the West. I really like parts of it a lot, but as a whole? I’m not entirely sure about that.

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“People Must Know That They’re Going to Die, and Yet They Live as Though They Never Will.”

I am definitely behind on my westerns. I need to catch up if I don’t want to subject myself to another horrifying experience like Battlefield Earth. Which I don’t. I really, really don’t. So Mek and I watched The Good, the Bad, … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Believe in Surrenders.”

Sometimes, I just feel like I don’t agree with the AFI on anything. The Searchers is one of the most well respected movies in the world. It is number one on AFI’s Best Westerns list. It is number twelve on … Continue reading

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“Australia. What Fresh Hell is This?”

Here’s something funny: I’m not sure that I’ve ever seen Guy Pearce use his own accent in a movie. Even in an Australian movie, Guy Pearce has to play the Irish guy. It’s kind of sad, really. The Proposition is my latest … Continue reading

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“When You Have to Shoot, Shoot. Don’t Talk.”

Earlier this year, I watched A Fistful of Dollars and really enjoyed it. I’d hoped I would like The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly just as much. And maybe I would have . . . if it hadn’t been three hours long.

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