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Westerns

Cowboy Up

Cowboy Up

The Rider by Hope Madden The classic western, the cowboy story, sings a song of bruised manliness. Chasing destiny, sacrificing family and love for a solitary life, building a relationship…read more →

Still Searching

Still Searching

Hostiles by Hope Madden Hey, Christian Bale and Ben Foster are in another Western. Remember how fun 3:10 to Yuma was?! Well, writer/director Scott Cooper is a very serious man.…read more →

Suicide Posse

Suicide Posse

The Magnificent Seven by Hope Madden What if women, traumatized veterans, blacks, Asian Americans, American Indians, Mexican Americans and whatever white men we have left with a conscience exerted their…read more →

Texas Two Step

Texas Two Step

Hell or High Water by Hope Madden Two brothers in West Texas go on a bank robbing spree. Marshalls with cowboy hats pursue. It’s a familiar idea, certainly, and Hell…read more →

Not So Happy Trails

Not So Happy Trails

The Homesman by Hope Madden In front of the camera, Tommy Lee Jones is a world-wearied, direct and laconic actor, but there’s a cowboy poetry about him. He’s no different…read more →