Hostiles

on 1-27-2018

This is one of those movies that sticks with you or at least me. It is gritty, authentic and compelling. It follows the stories we hear about the frontier life and t’s challenges. It has an authentic feel to it and the acting adds to that flavor. It is shot on location in beautiful western settings. Dangers emerge from both the elements and the people. It moves along somewhat slowly but that all adds...

Magnificent 7

on 9-25-2016

This is a classic western with bad guys, heroic & skilled good guys, an Indian, a Mexican, even an Asian. What it is missing is a plot with heart. Like Reverant, it is based in an elaborate revenge story with a lot of shootem ups, destruction and ruthless death. It is filmed in the beautiful back country of New Mexico and I mean stunning beauty. I walked away both sad and entertained. Yes, a...