0.5/4, 1930s, Best Picture Winner, Review, Wesley Ruggles, Western


This is something of a complete disaster of a film. I kind of hated it. If this doesn't end up my least favorite Best Picture winner, I will be very surprised. There's an amateurishness to just so much of the film's craft that it boggles the mind that anyone would want to reward it for… Continue reading Cimarron

1970s, 4/4, Clint Eastwood, Review, Western

The Outlaw Josey Wales

#5 in my ranking of Clint Eastwood's films. This is one of those movies where there really should be a co-directing credit. Phillip Kaufman co-wrote the script, went through all of the pre-production, and then filmed about the first two weeks of the shoot before Clint Eastwood convinced the producer, Robert Daley, to fire Kaufman… Continue reading The Outlaw Josey Wales