Posts Tagged ‘ John Wayne ’

Revival Of The Western Genre

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March 12, 2011
Revival Of The Western Genre

In both its classic and hybrid forms, the western was pronounced dead. But now a new generation of filmgoers are welcoming it back, prompting a rebirth of the western genre, albeit in hybrid form. Hero Complex examined the search for the new old west in Hollywood. It looked at Rango (2011), which is filled...
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True Grit: No Time to Bleed

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January 30, 2011
True Grit: No Time to Bleed

True Grit, USA, 2010 Written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen Based on the novel ‘True Grit’ by Charles Portis The Coens once again show their true talent in film craftsmanship. Not many filmmakers could have put together such a vivid and authentic western with its fair share of mythic violence and comedic...
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