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Notes on “The Man from Laramie”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: As he does in all the Westerns he made with director Anthony Mann, James Stewart stalks through “The Man from Laramie” with wraith-like resoluteness. His Will Lockhart wears a brown, waist-length corduroy jacket, a battered hat, … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: In Benson, Ruben Vega had to find the right church first, St. John the Apostle, then had to lie to the priest to get him to come from the priest house to the church to hear his confession. … Continue reading

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Two Movie Posters for “Johnny Guitar”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: American French (art by the great Constantin Belinsky)

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Couldn’t Do It Today

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Knockin’

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Slim Pickens’ demise in “Pat Garret & Billy the Kid” is probably my favorite movie death scene. Pickens, a cowboy-movie staple, was typically a farcical figure — the guy you’d laugh at between the shoot-outs and the daring feats of … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: People do not give it credence that a fourteen-year-old girl could leave home and go off in the wintertime to avenge her father’s blood but it did not seem so strange then, although I will say it did … Continue reading

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RIP Billy Jack

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I saw that Tom Laughlin died the other day. He was mostly known for playing Billy Jack in a series of films, the most famous being the first two: the 1967 “The Born Losers” and the 1971 “Billy Jack.” You … Continue reading

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