Why I’m Watching Westerns Again…

The Western has long been the genre of film that falls by the wayside when something shiny and new comes along: in the 1950's that was the musical, in the 1970's it was birth of the blockbuster and new Hollywood; with its shiny new themes and director style the wide vistas and lone riders disappeared … Continue reading Why I’m Watching Westerns Again…

Why Hollywood needs Movie Stars again

In the gold age of Cinema Hollywood had movie stars, Men and Women who can sell a movie just by name alone; power couples Like Bogart and Bacall who can force a film over the line regardless of whether the film is good or not (but all those films are great). Since the rise of … Continue reading Why Hollywood needs Movie Stars again