Take that, Mrs. June Cleaver!
Brutal, raw, deceptively simple but powerfully layered and complex, Man of the West is flat-out one of the best American westerns ever made. Period.
Violent, perverted, nihilistic noir classic.
We keep losing the greats. Sad news today: Cheyenne star Clint Walker died today at 90 years old. An authoritative yet surprisingly gentle giant of an actor, Walker was the kind of movie star they don’t make anymore: matinee idol handsome and tough as nails. Versatile, too (he was terrific in the sophisticated romantic comedy,… Read More ‘Yellowstone Kelly’ (1959): Fast paced, exciting Clint Walker Western
Fast-paced, primitive, no bullsh*t B-oaters that deliver the simple horsey goods.
Hey tell me something: do we still live in America? Is there still a unified concept of “America” anymore?
Scream! Factory and M-G-M have released on Blu-ray THE MAN FROM PLANET X, the 1951 sci-fi/horror grade Z programmer from indie producers Aubrey Wisberg and Jack Pollexfen (released by United Artists), directed by cult helmer Edgar G. Ulmer, and starring Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond, Roy Engel, David Ormont, Gilbert Fallman, and William Schallert.