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  • The Great Train Robbery

    The Great Train Robbery

    ★★★½

    Steven Jay Schneider proclaims in his text, that many people
    have challenged the fact that, The Great Train Robbery was the first western, on the grounds that it is either not a western or it simply wasn't the first. He retorts by saying that, while it may not actually be the first true Western, other Westerns that preceded it, lacked a fully developed narrative. And answers the claims that it's "not a Western" by saying: "...train robberies since the days…

  • Stage Door

    Stage Door

    ★★★

    Love Ginger Rogers, Love Lucille Ball and Love Katharine Hepburn. Mediocre film though.

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  • Sin City

    Sin City

    ★★★★

    When I was a kid, a neighbor lady used to take me and my brother to the movies. We didn't have a decent movie theater in the town that we lived, so we'd hop into her car and she'd take us to the next closest town - about twenty miles north. She took us to a theater called Cinema World, which my brother and I would jokingly call Cinnamon World. It was kind of a dive theater, an independently owned…

  • Badlands

    Badlands

    ★★★★

    I had seen this once before and according to a combination of my memory and IMDB, I wasn't THAT crazy about it - barely remembering it and only having it marked as a '6' on the movie site. I actually took to it quite a bit more this time around and even wondered why I hadn't recalled this one more fondly. I was dog tired when I got off work (as per usual), so coming out of the shower and…