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  • Last Man Standing

    Last Man Standing

    ★★½

    "I can't say it all went exactly the way I'd planned, but I was right about one thing: they were all better off dead."

    Last Man Standing does not even come close to Kurosawa's Yojimbo and is not on the same level as A Fistful of Dollars either. But despite the familiar story based on the novel Red Harvest, Last Man Standing is still quite enjoyable.

    Bruce Willis is the right person for the job. I have never been a…

  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven

    ★★★★

    "Well, sir, you are a cowardly son of a bitch! You just shot an unarmed man!"
    "Well, he should have armed himself if he's going to decorate his saloon with my friend."

    There's really not that much to criticize on Unforgiven. It is a very personal movie and unfortunately Eastwood's goodbye to the Western genre - especially regrettable considering the crap he has directed the last few years. Performances are great all around, especially by the oscar winning Gene Hackman…

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  • Pale Rider

    Pale Rider

    ★★★

    "And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the fourth beast said: 'Come and see.' And I looked, and behold a pale horse. And his name that sat on him was Death."

    In light of the recent release of the video game Red Dead Redemption 2, I have decided November to be my Western month. Starting with some Westerns that I hadn't seen in quite some time and wanted to give another try. Not being a major fan…

  • The Searchers

    The Searchers

    ★★★★★

    Europe has Homer's Odyssey, the Americans have John Ford's The Searchers. The movie is the essence of the American west, it's final scene the essence of moviemaking.