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  • The Paleface

    The Paleface


    The comedy style western is a subgenre we have not seen much of in this marathon yet, which is a little bit surprising given the crowd pleasing nature of comedy. There have been a few comedic elements here, specifically with films like Buster Keaton’s Go West, the Laurel and Hardy film Way Out West along with films like Destry Rides Again and Trail of the Vigilantes. The first two films, products of comedic performers, are what The Paleface is closest…

  • Yellow Sky

    Yellow Sky


    William A. Wellman was a prolific director in his time, with 82 IMDb credits to his name, but for the purposes of this westerns marathon, it comes down to four films, one of which I have already reviewed (and loved) in The Ox-Bow Incident, this film and two more down the trail. After loving his first film, I certainly looked forward to experiencing Yellow Sky, starring Gregory Peck. So much to my surprise that when I threw in the DVD…

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    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


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  • The Good Dinosaur

    The Good Dinosaur


    It seems rare to receive two Disney/Pixar films in the same calendar year. Since I can remember it has been my tradition to celebrate my June birthday with the release of the latest in the line of great Pixar films, but this year, we get an added treat of a fall, Holiday Pixar release, The Good Dinosaur. And while it could, and has been, argued that Pixar has declined with its recent releases, not releasing great work as consistently as…