The Searchers Beulah Archuletta

‘The Searchers’ Makes a Joke of Native Women


We take a look at the so-called comedic relief in the classic western film.

Dead Man

‘Dead Man’ And Making Movies From Another Time


This period Western looks, feels, and sounds like nothing else from the ’90s.

The Hateful Eight

How ‘The Hateful Eight’ Turns Limitation Into Brilliance


The release of ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ means its is time to reflect on Quentin Tarantino’s past work. I think ‘The Hateful Eight’ might be his best.

Justified Boyd

Next One’s Coming Faster: The Neo-Western Flair Of ‘Justified’


FX’s western series is a modern classic of the genre, and fun as hell.

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‘The Wind’ Trailer Will Leave Your Hair Standing on End


And no, it’s not a sequel to ‘The Happening.’

Director Taylor Sheridan On The Set Of Wind River

The Failed Fathers Behind Taylor Sheridan’s Neo-Westerns


Taylor Sheridan’s films are about failed fathers overcoming their failures.

Propaganda Films Red Rock West

The Infectious Cinephilia of ‘Red Rock West’


For a film rich with twists and turns, Red Rock West’s journey to the big screen was fittingly circuitous.

Woman Walks Ahead

‘Woman Walks Ahead’ Review: Among Stars, Michael Greyeyes Shines as Sitting Bull


Jessica Chastain and Sam Rockwell may get top billing in Catherine Weldon’s romantic deconstruction of the western, but Michael Greyeyes steals the show.

The Good The Bad The Ugly

The Art of Editing in ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly’


Watch a video essay on the editing of Sergio Leone’s classic Spaghetti Western starring Clint Eastwood.