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Western Challenge (Official, May 2020)

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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » May 28th, 2020, 12:46 am

53. Roll on Texas Moon (1946 / William Witney) FTV 7+/10 {68 m.}
54. Maverick: War of the Silver Kings (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
55. Maverick: Point Blank (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
56. Maverick: According to Hoyle (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8+/10 {50 m.}
57. Alias Smith and Jones: The McCreedy Bust (1971 / Gene Levitt) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}
58. Maverick: Ghost Rider (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}

Boot HillShow
1. City Slickers (1991 / Ron Underwood) FTV 7+/10 {113 m. }
2. Dead 7 (2016 / Danny Roew) FTV 7/10 {89 m. }
3. Round-Up Time in Texas (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 6+/10 {61 m. }
4. Young Bill Hickok (1940 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {59 m. }
5. Lights of Old Santa Fe (1944 / Frank McDonald) 6/10 {61 m. }
6. Along Came Jones (1945 / Stuart Heisler) 8/10 {90 m. }
7. Cowboy and the Senorita (1944 / Joseph Kane) 8/10 {78 m. }
8. Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969 / Burt Kennedy) 8/10 {92 m. }
9. Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971 / Burt Kennedy) 8/10 {91 m. }
10. Colorado (1940 / Joseph Kane) 8/10 {57 m. }
11. Deadwood (2019 / Daniel Minahan) FTV 8+/10 {110 m. }
12. Zorro (1975 / Duccio Tessari) FTV 7/10 {124 m. }
13. Boots and Saddles (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {58 m. }
14. Annie Get Your Gun (1950 / George Sidney, Busby Berkeley) FTV 8-/10 {107 m. }
15. The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949 / Preston Sturges) 6/10 {77 m. }
16. Good For Nothing (2011 / Mike Wallis) FTV 7/10 {92 m. }
17. The Cherokee Kid (1996 / Paris Barclay) FTV 7/10 {91 m. }
18. Wagons East (1994 / Peter Markle) FTV 6/10 {107 m. }
19. Against a Crooked Sky (1975 / Earl Bellamy) FTV 6/10 {89 m. }
20. The Carson City Kid (1940 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {57 m. }
21. Home in Oklahoma (1946 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {72 m.}
22. The Electric Horseman (1979 / Sydney Pollack) FTV 8/10 {121 m.}
23. San Fernando Valley (1944 / John English) FTV 8/10 {74 m.}
24. Rango (2011 / Gore Verbinski) FTV 8+/10 {107 m.}
25. Zachariah (1971 / George Englund) FTV 5/10 {93 m.}
26. Lightning Strikes West (1940 / Harry L. Fraser) FTV 6+/10 {55 m.}
27. The Gay Amigo (1949 / Wallace Fox) FTV 6/10 {60 m.}
28. Git Along Little Dogies (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {67 m.}
29. Sing, Cowboy, Sing (1937 / Robert N. Bradbury) FTV 6/10 {59 m.}
30 .Satan’s Cradle (1949 / Ford Beebe) FTV 6/10 {60 m.}
31. Home on the Range (2004 / Will Finn, John Sanford) FTV 6/10 {76 m.}
32. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975 / Norman Tokar) 6/10 {100 m. }
33. Springtime in the Sierras (1947 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {75 m.}
34. Man From Music Mountain (1938 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {58 m.}
35. Oh, Susanna! (1936 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {59 m.}
36. The Old Barn Dance (1938 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {60 m.}
37. Bells of San Angelo (1947 /William Witney) FTV 7/10 {78 m.}
38. The King and Four Queens (1956 / Raoul Walsh) FTV 7+/10 {86 m.}
39. Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978 / Robert Butler) FTV 6/10 {90 m.}
40. Winds of the Wasteland (1936 / Mack V. Wright) FTV 7/10 {56 m.}
41. The Slowest Gun in the West (1960 / Herschel Daugherty) FTV 8/10 {54 m.}
42. Carry On Cowboy (1965 / Gerald Thomas) FTV 7/10 {93 m.}
43. My Little Chickadee (1940 / Edward F. Cline) FTV 8/10 {83 m.}
44. Ride ‘em, Cowgirl (1939 / Samuel Diege) FTV 6/10 {53 m.}
45. Colorado Sundown (1952 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {67 m.}

46. Marshal of Cedar Rock (1953 / Harry Keller) FTV 7+/10 {54 m.}
47. Klondike Annie (1936 / Raoul Walsh) FTV 6/10 {80 m.}
48. Texas Rangers (2001 / Steve Miner) FTV 6/10 {90 m.}
49. The Old Corral (1936 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {57 m.}
50. Alias Smith and Jones: Pilot (1971 / Gene Levitt) 8+/10 {74 m.}
51. Ride, Ranger, Ride (1936 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {63 m.}
52. Public Cowboy No. 1 (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {61 m.}

53. Roll on Texas Moon (1946 / William Witney) FTV 7+/10 {68 m.}
54. Maverick: War of the Silver Kings (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
55. Maverick: Point Blank (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
56. Maverick: According to Hoyle (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8+/10 {50 m.}
57. Alias Smith and Jones: The McCreedy Bust (1971 / Gene Levitt) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}
58. Maverick: Ghost Rider (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}


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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » May 28th, 2020, 1:54 am

blocho wrote:
May 28th, 2020, 12:42 am
RogerTheMovieManiac88 wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 11:06 pm
I don't belong to anyone except myself. I'm not joining any parade - yours or theirs. I like walking alone - no ties. Don't ask questions; no one to answer to. Man's gotta be sentimental to fight a war; gotta have a lump in his throat about God and country and home and mother, all the pretty things.
[Takes a drink, and looks at Boston]
No lumps.
(Robert Stack as southerner Owen Pentecost in Tourneur's compellingly staged and beautifully acted 'Great Day in the Morning')
That is a great line.

Thankfully, Owen's unacknowledged grandson, Stacker Pentecost, felt differently about war when it came to battle with interdimensional aliens in Pacific Rim.
Haha, blocho... I've heard of 'Pacific Rim', of course, but never had the slighest urge to check it out. Seeing that this character is played by Idris Elba doesn't make me any the keener to see it. His rather shouty acting style doesn't appeal to me, unfortunately.
That's all, folks!

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Post by flavo5000 » May 28th, 2020, 2:02 am

RogerTheMovieManiac88 wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 11:06 pm
(Screenshots from 'Great Day in the Morning' and 'The Plunderers')

I don't belong to anyone except myself. I'm not joining any parade - yours or theirs. I like walking alone - no ties. Don't ask questions; no one to answer to. Man's gotta be sentimental to fight a war; gotta have a lump in his throat about God and country and home and mother, all the pretty things.
[Takes a drink, and looks at Boston]
No lumps.
(Robert Stack as southerner Owen Pentecost in Tourneur's compellingly staged and beautifully acted 'Great Day in the Morning')
I watched this one last year for the challenge and it really caught me off guard with how good it was. I think just based on the title and the poster art, I was expecting more of a soapy and shallow romance. I should really learn to just trust Jacques Tourneur. He's rarely steered me wrong.

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Post by flavo5000 » May 28th, 2020, 2:04 am

31. All'ombra di una colt a.k.a. In A Colt's Shadow (1965)
32. Linda and Abilene (1969)
Headin' on down that dusty trailShow
1. E poi lo chiamarono il magnifico a.k.a. Man of the East (1972)
2. Uninvited (1993)
3. Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)
4. Bucking Broadway (1917)
5. Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See a.k.a. The Spiders Chapter 1 (1919)
6. All Hell Broke Loose (2009)
7. California (1947)
8. Condenados a vivir a.k.a. Cut-Throats Nine (1972)
9. El hombre de Río Malo a.k.a. Bad Man's River (1971)
10. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
11. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
12. The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
13. Rio Lobo (1970)
14. The True Story of Jesse James (1957)
15. Revenge of the Virgins (1959)
16. Cattle Drive (1951)
17. War Arrow (1953)
18. Dead 7 (2016)
19. The Cimarron Kid (1952)
20a. An Eastern Westerner (1920)
20b. His Regeneration (1915)
20c. Orient City: Ronin & The Princess (2017)
21. Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
22. Lust in the Dust (1985)
23. A Man Called Horse (1970)
24. All'ultimo sangue a.k.a. Bury Me Deep (1968)
25. Powder Burns (1971)
26. Speedy Gonzales - noin 7 veljeksen poika (1970)
27. Death Collector (1988)
28. Treasure of Matecumbe (1976)
29. Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)
30. Seminole (1953)
31. All'ombra di una colt a.k.a. In A Colt's Shadow (1965)
32. Linda and Abilene (1969)

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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » May 28th, 2020, 2:19 am

flavo5000 wrote:
May 28th, 2020, 2:02 am
RogerTheMovieManiac88 wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 11:06 pm
(Screenshots from 'Great Day in the Morning' and 'The Plunderers')

I don't belong to anyone except myself. I'm not joining any parade - yours or theirs. I like walking alone - no ties. Don't ask questions; no one to answer to. Man's gotta be sentimental to fight a war; gotta have a lump in his throat about God and country and home and mother, all the pretty things.
[Takes a drink, and looks at Boston]
No lumps.
(Robert Stack as southerner Owen Pentecost in Tourneur's compellingly staged and beautifully acted 'Great Day in the Morning')
I watched this one last year for the challenge and it really caught me off guard with how good it was. I think just based on the title and the poster art, I was expecting more of a soapy and shallow romance. I should really learn to just trust Jacques Tourneur. He's rarely steered me wrong.
I love how someone on Letterboxd likened it to 'Casablanca'. Tourneur really peels below the noise and colour and violence to explore the complexities of these people caught up in this tumultuous time. The eyes of Robert Stack conveyed a melancholia and a strength that helped to make his character such an interesting and multi-dimensional centre to the fraying allegiances and uncertainties in this tinderbox of a town. It's poignant and so intelligently written. I can't rememember appreciating either Robert Stack or Ruth Roman quite as much as this any time recently. There's a darkness but also a humanism to the interactions that made this one I shall deeply cherish.

Tourneur is a director I love a lot and 'Great Day in the Morning' certainly added to my appreciation of him. Glad you like the film as well, flavo!
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Post by AB537 » May 28th, 2020, 3:08 am

32. Paint Your Wagon (Joshua Logan, 1969) 5.5/10

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Post by Obgeoff » May 28th, 2020, 10:28 am

30. 7 Men from Now (1956, Boetticher) 7
31. The Missouri Breaks (1976, Penn) 5
32. Jauja (2014, Alonso) 7
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Post by Lonewolf2003 » May 28th, 2020, 11:08 am

20. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976, Clint Eastwood) rewatch: 6.5 > 7.8
21. Pale Rider (1985,Clint Eastwood): 7.8
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1. Jonah Hex (2010, Jimmy Hayward): 5.8
2. My Darling Clementine (1946, John Ford) rewatch: 7.8 > 8.0
3. The Last Wagon (1956, Delmer Daves): 6.0 -
4. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957, John Sturges): 6.0 -
5. The Bravados (1958, Henry King): 7.8
6. High Noon (1952, Fred Zinnemann) rewatch: 7.5 > 8.0
7. Day of the Outlaw (1959, André De Toth) rewatch: 7.5 > 8.2
8. How the West Was Won (1962, John Ford, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe and Henry Hathaway): 6.2
9. The Professionals (1966, Richard Brooks): 7.8
10. El Dorado (1967, Howard Hawks): 6.2
11. Se incontri Sartana prega per la tua morte [If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death] (1968, Gianfranco Parolini): 6.8 -
12. Sono Sartana, il vostro becchino [ I Am Sartana, Your Angel of Death] (1969, Giuliano Carnimeo): 6.5
13. C'è Sartana... vendi la pistola e comprati la bara [ I Am Sartana, Trade Your Guns for a Coffin] (1970, Giuliano Carnimeo): 6.8
14. Buon funerale, amigos!... paga Sartana [Have a Good Funeral, My Friend... Sartana Will Pay] (1970, Giuliano Carnimeo): 7.0
15. Una nuvola di polvere... un grido di morte... arriva Sartana [Light the Fuse... Sartana Is Coming] (1970, Giuliano Carnimeo): 6.8
16. Gli specialisti [The Specialist] (1969, Sergio Corbucci): 7.0
17. Ulzana's Raid (1972, Robert Aldrich): 7.5
18. Giù la testa [A Fistful of Dynamite/Duck, You Sucker!] (1971, Sergio Leone) (rewatch): 8.5 > 8.2
19. The Cowboys (1972): 6.0

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Post by sol » May 28th, 2020, 12:09 pm

How the West Was WonShow
1. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
2. West and Soda (1965)
3. Rancho Notorious (1952)
4. The Ruthless Four (1968)
5. Man from Del Rio (1956)
6. Silver Lode (1954)
7. Stagecoach (1939)
8. Warlock (1959)
9. Django (1966)
10. 'Doc' (1971)
11. Jubal (1956)
12. Lucky (2017)
13. Dead Birds (2004)
14. Zachariah (1971)
15. McLintock! (1963)
16. Joe Dakota (1957)
17. Goin' South (1978)
18. Silver Spurs (1943)
19. Sky Bandits (1940)
20. Desert Gold (1936)
21. Border Feud (1947)
22. Rollin' Plains (1938)
23. The Shooting (1966)
24. The Big Trail (1930)
25. The Big Show (1936)
26. Something Big (1971)
27. Hang 'Em High (1968)
28. Harmony Trail (1944)
29. Almost Heroes (1998)
30. The Gay Amigo (1949)
31. Hittin' the Trail (1937)
32. Prairie Rustlers (1945)
33. Cattle Stampede (1943)
34. Ride 'em, Cowgirl (1939)
35. Take Me to Town (1953)
36. Gumby: The Movie (1995)
37. Colorado Sundown (1952)
38. Colorado Serenade (1946)
39. Lonesome Cowboys (1968)
40. Fuzzy Settles Down (1944)
41. Jesse James at Bay (1941)
42. The Carson City Kid (1940)
43. My Little Chickadee (1940)
44. Western Mail. (1942)

45. Wagon Wheels (1934)

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While it is fun to see Randolph Scott so youthful here, it is not a particularly meaty role and he is upstaged by a young Billy Lee in every scene that the boy is in, though Lee himself is an uneven addition. While sometimes charming (calling his mother aside to tell her a secret), the film too often plays up his cutesiness for laughs with the project often feeling more him than the arduous trek. There are also A LOT of campfire songs in the mix.
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Post by Obgeoff » May 28th, 2020, 8:17 pm

33. Son of Paleface (1952, Tashlin) 6
34. Il grande silenzio (1968, Corbucci) 8
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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » May 29th, 2020, 12:22 am

First I want to make a correction to my previous post. I posted TV episodes yesterday according to the mini-series rule and Shugs has asked for 60 minutes of TV to equal one point, so I am adding an episode to the five episodes I posted to round it off to 300 minutes and officially be 5 points:

54-58. 300 minutes of TV Episodes
a. Maverick: War of the Silver Kings (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
b. Maverick: Point Blank (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
c. Maverick: According to Hoyle (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8+/10 {50 m.}
d. Alias Smith and Jones: The McCreedy Bust (1971 / Gene Levitt) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}
e. Maverick: Ghost Rider (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}
f. Alias Smith and Jones: Exit from Wickenburg (1971 / Jeannot Szwarc) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}

I also have 3 more movies watched:

59. Rim of the Canyon (1949 / John English) FTV 6/10 {70 m.}
60. Yodelin’ Kid from Pine Ridge (1937 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {60 m.}
61. Ridin’ Down the Canyon (1942 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {55 m.}

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Boot HillShow
1. City Slickers (1991 / Ron Underwood) FTV 7+/10 {113 m. }
2. Dead 7 (2016 / Danny Roew) FTV 7/10 {89 m. }
3. Round-Up Time in Texas (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 6+/10 {61 m. }
4. Young Bill Hickok (1940 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {59 m. }
5. Lights of Old Santa Fe (1944 / Frank McDonald) 6/10 {61 m. }
6. Along Came Jones (1945 / Stuart Heisler) 8/10 {90 m. }
7. Cowboy and the Senorita (1944 / Joseph Kane) 8/10 {78 m. }
8. Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969 / Burt Kennedy) 8/10 {92 m. }
9. Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971 / Burt Kennedy) 8/10 {91 m. }
10. Colorado (1940 / Joseph Kane) 8/10 {57 m. }
11. Deadwood (2019 / Daniel Minahan) FTV 8+/10 {110 m. }
12. Zorro (1975 / Duccio Tessari) FTV 7/10 {124 m. }
13. Boots and Saddles (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {58 m. }
14. Annie Get Your Gun (1950 / George Sidney, Busby Berkeley) FTV 8-/10 {107 m. }
15. The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949 / Preston Sturges) 6/10 {77 m. }
16. Good For Nothing (2011 / Mike Wallis) FTV 7/10 {92 m. }
17. The Cherokee Kid (1996 / Paris Barclay) FTV 7/10 {91 m. }
18. Wagons East (1994 / Peter Markle) FTV 6/10 {107 m. }
19. Against a Crooked Sky (1975 / Earl Bellamy) FTV 6/10 {89 m. }
20. The Carson City Kid (1940 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {57 m. }
21. Home in Oklahoma (1946 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {72 m.}
22. The Electric Horseman (1979 / Sydney Pollack) FTV 8/10 {121 m.}
23. San Fernando Valley (1944 / John English) FTV 8/10 {74 m.}
24. Rango (2011 / Gore Verbinski) FTV 8+/10 {107 m.}
25. Zachariah (1971 / George Englund) FTV 5/10 {93 m.}
26. Lightning Strikes West (1940 / Harry L. Fraser) FTV 6+/10 {55 m.}
27. The Gay Amigo (1949 / Wallace Fox) FTV 6/10 {60 m.}
28. Git Along Little Dogies (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {67 m.}
29. Sing, Cowboy, Sing (1937 / Robert N. Bradbury) FTV 6/10 {59 m.}
30 .Satan’s Cradle (1949 / Ford Beebe) FTV 6/10 {60 m.}
31. Home on the Range (2004 / Will Finn, John Sanford) FTV 6/10 {76 m.}
32. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975 / Norman Tokar) 6/10 {100 m. }
33. Springtime in the Sierras (1947 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {75 m.}
34. Man From Music Mountain (1938 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {58 m.}
35. Oh, Susanna! (1936 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {59 m.}
36. The Old Barn Dance (1938 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {60 m.}
37. Bells of San Angelo (1947 /William Witney) FTV 7/10 {78 m.}
38. The King and Four Queens (1956 / Raoul Walsh) FTV 7+/10 {86 m.}
39. Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978 / Robert Butler) FTV 6/10 {90 m.}
40. Winds of the Wasteland (1936 / Mack V. Wright) FTV 7/10 {56 m.}
41. The Slowest Gun in the West (1960 / Herschel Daugherty) FTV 8/10 {54 m.}
42. Carry On Cowboy (1965 / Gerald Thomas) FTV 7/10 {93 m.}
43. My Little Chickadee (1940 / Edward F. Cline) FTV 8/10 {83 m.}
44. Ride ‘em, Cowgirl (1939 / Samuel Diege) FTV 6/10 {53 m.}
45. Colorado Sundown (1952 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {67 m.}
46. Marshal of Cedar Rock (1953 / Harry Keller) FTV 7+/10 {54 m.}
47. Klondike Annie (1936 / Raoul Walsh) FTV 6/10 {80 m.}
48. Texas Rangers (2001 / Steve Miner) FTV 6/10 {90 m.}
49. The Old Corral (1936 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {57 m.}
50. Alias Smith and Jones: Pilot (1971 / Gene Levitt) 8+/10 {74 m.}
51. Ride, Ranger, Ride (1936 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {63 m.}
52. Public Cowboy No. 1 (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {61 m.}
53. Roll on Texas Moon (1946 / William Witney) FTV 7+/10 {68 m.}

54-58. 300 minutes of TV Episodes
a. Maverick: War of the Silver Kings (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
b. Maverick: Point Blank (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
c. Maverick: According to Hoyle (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8+/10 {50 m.}
d. Alias Smith and Jones: The McCreedy Bust (1971 / Gene Levitt) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}
e. Maverick: Ghost Rider (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}
f. Alias Smith and Jones: Exit from Wickenburg (1971 / Jeannot Szwarc) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}

59. Rim of the Canyon (1949 / John English) FTV 6/10 {70 m.}
60. Yodelin’ Kid from Pine Ridge (1937 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {60 m.}
61. Ridin’ Down the Canyon (1942 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {55 m.}

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Post by AB537 » May 29th, 2020, 2:57 am

33. The Comancheros (Curtiz/Wayne, 1961) 7.5/10 ... Didn't realize Curtiz was still directing this late. While certainly not his best (or best known) work, this was a solid final film. And among the best first time viewings for me this challenge.

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Post by AssonFire » May 29th, 2020, 5:37 am

51. Breakheart Pass (Tom Gries / 1975) 5/10
52. China 9, Liberty 37 (Monte Hellman / 1978) 6/10
53. Cactus Jack (Hal Needham / 1979) 3/10
54. Death Hunt (Peter Hunt / 1981) 5/10
55. The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (Robert M. Young / 1982) 6/10
56. Barbarosa (Fred Schepisi / 1982) 6/10
57. The Ballad of Little Jo (Maggie Greenwald / 1993) 6/10
58. Blackthorn (Mateo Gil / 2011) 6/10
59. Wild Life (Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby / 2011) 5/10
CliffSide (Liam Vickers / 2018) 4/10
Star in the Night (Don Siegel / 1945) 3/10
The Good Time Girls (Courtney Hoffman / 2017) 3/10
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1. In Old Oklahoma (Albert S. Rogell / 1943) 6/10
A solid but unspectacular tale of John Wayne as a rugged underdog prospecting for oil while navigating a love triangle and business interests with Albert Dekker's uncompromising tycoon. I wonder if the theme of of the unsympathetic capitalist oil magnate pitted against the collectivist poor farmers and Indians would have got made 10 years later, still less with Wayne as the head of the collective. The fact that it was written by women shows in the romantic subplot, which doesn't always blend convincingly with the main story.
2. The Great K & A Train Robbery (Lewis Seiler / 1926) 6/10
Entertaining silent with Tom Mix as a Lone Ranger-like hero foiling robberies on trains passing through the spectacular gorges of the Colorado Rockies. Plenty of impressive in-camera stunts, for which I'd say Mix's horse deserves at least equal credit.
3. Dakota (Joseph Kane / 1945) 5/10
4. Trail Street (Ray Enright / 1947) 5/10
5. The Man from Nevada (Gordon Douglas / 1950) 5/10
6. The Timber (Anthony O'Brien / 2015) 2/10
I chose this purely because I felt like watching something snowy and the screenshots looked pretty good. It succeeds on the snowy factor; it's a exceedingly snowy film. The photography is also decent. It fails on practically all other fronts. Two brothers in some remote mining town are assigned to capture their cracked father from an even remoter mining outpost in order to save their family's home from being foreclosed on. Beyond that I was often uncertain on what was happening or why. It's unnecessarily muddled thanks to clumsy editing, poor blocking and dialogue that's often muffled or fumbled by the actors. When you can make out their speech it's mostly pretentious olde worlde diction, presumably aiming for Shakespearian tragedy. The designer stubble and perfectly coiffed hair are decidedly modern though.
7. The Battle of Elderbush Gulch (D. W. Griffith / 1913) 3/10
Song of the Prairie (Jirí Trnka / 1949) 4/10
Junior Rodeo Daredevils (1949) 3/10
Ride Him, Bosko! (Hugh Harman / 1932) 6/10
8. The Gallopin' Gaucho (Ub Iwerks / 1928) 6/10
The Lonesome Stranger (Lou Lilly / 1940) 3/10
The Wacky Wabbit (Robert Clampett / 1942) 6/10
The Shooting of Dan McGoo (Tex Avery / 1945) 7/10
Wagon Heels (Bob Clampett / 1945) 7/10
Bugs Bunny Rides Again (I. Freleng / 1948) 6/10
Wild and Woody! (Dick Lundy / 1948) 5/10
Texas Tom (Joseph Barbera, William Hanna / 1950) 7/10
9. Drip-Along Daffy (Charles M. Jones / 1951) 6/10
Two Gun Goofy (Jack Kinney / 1952) 5/10
My Little Duckaroo (Charles M. Jones / 1954) 6/10
Posse Cat (Joseph Barbera, William Hanna / 1954) 6/10
The Lone Chipmunks (Jack Kinney / 1954) 5/10
Speedy Gonzales (I. Freleng / 1955) 5/10
A Cowboy Needs a Horse (Bill Justice / 1956) 7/10
Probably the pick of this string of short films. A young boy falling asleep to a lullaby dreams of several brief adventures in the wild west.
Animated in modernist style, not the style of animation I usually like, nor the cutesy style Disney are known for, but it works perfectly here. I could've watched it for far more than the seven minutes it lasts.
Pancho's Hideaway (Friz Freleng, Hawley Pratt / 1964) 4/10
Vitamin Pink (Hawley Pratt / 1966) 4/10
10. Frontier Marshal (Allan Dwan / 1939) 6/10
11. Wichita (Jacques Tourneur / 1955) 6/10
12. Tombstone, the Town Too Tough to Die (William C. McGann / 1942) 4/10
13. Appointment with Destiny: Showdown at O.K. Corral (1972) 6/10
The Wild West: The Gunfight at the OK Corral (David Stewart / 2007) 6/10
14. Young Bill Hickok (Joseph Kane / 1940) 4/10
15. Doc (Frank Perry / 1971) 5/10
16. The Plainsman (Cecil B. DeMille / 1936) 6/10
17. They Died with Their Boots On (Raoul Walsh / 1941) 7/10
18. Buffalo Bill (William A. Wellman / 1944) 5/10
19. Annie Get Your Gun (George Sidney / 1950) 4/10
20. Calamity Jane (David Butler / 1953) 6/10
21. Pony Express (Jerry Hopper / 1953) 6/10
22. The Paleface (Norman Z. McLeod / 1948) 5/10
23. City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (Paul Weiland / 1994) 3/10
24. Legends & Lies: George Custer: A General's Reckoning (Kevin R. Hershberger / 2015) 4/10
Tall Tales & Legends: Annie Oakley (Michael Lindsay-Hogg / 1985) 5/10
25. Kansas Raiders (Ray Enright / 1950) 6/10
26. Legends & Lies: James "Wild Bill" Hickok: Plains Justice (Kevin R. Hershberger / 2015) 4/10
Legends & Lies: Jesse James: Bloody Politics (Kevin R. Hershberger / 2015) 5/10
27. The Long Riders (Walter Hill / 1980) 7/10
28. Thank You Mask Man (Jeff Hale / 1971) 7/10
Horses' Collars (Clyde Bruckman / 1935) 4/10
Uncivil Warriors (Del Lord / 1935) 4/10
City Slickers in Westworld (The Director Brothers / 2017) 4/10
Wire Cutters (Jack Anderson / 2014) 5/10
29. The Texas Rangers (Phil Karlson / 1951) 7/10
30. The Lawless Breed (Raoul Walsh / 1952) 5/10
31. Texas Kid, Outlaw (Kurt Neumann / 1950) 6/10
32. The Wild West: Billy the Kid (Tim Robinson / 2007) 6/10
The Lone Ranger: Enter the Lone Ranger (George B. Seitz Jr. / 1949) 5/10
33. Cheyenne: Mountain Fortress (Richard L. Bare / 1955) 4/10
Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans: Hawkeye's Homecoming (Sidney Salkow / 1957) 5/10
34. The Stranger Wore a Gun (André DeToth / 1953) 6/10
35. The Left Handed Gun (Arthur Penn / 1958) 4/10
36. Alferd Packer: The Musical (Trey Parker / 1993) 7/10
37. Tombstone (George P. Cosmatos / 1993) 6/10
38. Friendly Persuasion (William Wyler / 1956) 5/10
39. Terror in a Texas Town (Joseph Lewis / 1958) 6/10
40. Chisum (Andrew V. McLaglen / 1970) 6/10
41. Wild Bill (Walter Hill / 1995) 8/10
42. Good Day for a Hanging (Nathan Juran / 1959) 6/10
43. Giant (George Stevens / 1956) 6/10
44. Have Gun - Will Travel: Three Bells to Perdido (Andrew V. McLaglen / 1957) 5/10
American Experience: Billy the Kid (John Maggio / 2011) 5/10
45. Billy the Kid (William Graham / 1989) 4/10
46. The Treasure of the Silver Lake (Harald Reinl / 1962) 5/10
47. Lonesome Cowboys (Andy Warhol / 1968) 1/10
48. The Culpepper Cattle Co. (Dick Richards / 1972) 6/10
49. Blazing Saddles (Mel Brooks / 1974) 4/10
50. Gunsmoke: Matt Gets It (Charles Marquis Warren / 1955) 4/10
The Rifleman: The Sharpshooter (Arnold Laven / 1958) 5/10

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Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » May 29th, 2020, 6:22 am

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31. 'Cherokee Strip' / 1940, Lesley Selander / 7/10
32. 'The Desperadoes' / 1943, Charles Vidor / 7.5 or 8/10
33. 'Klondike Kate' / 1943, William Castle / 7/10
34. 'Kansas Raiders' / 1950, Ray Enright / 4.5 or 5/10
35. 'Son of Paleface' / 1952, Frank Tashlin / 7.5/10
36. 'The Nebraskan' / 1953, Fred F. Sears / 4.5 or 5/10
37. 'Three Violent People' / 1956, Rudolph Maté / 9.5/10
38. 'The Wonderful Country' / 1959, Robert Parrish / 7/10
39. 'Hell Bent for Leather' / 1960, George Sherman / 7.5 or 8/10
40. 'Jane Got a Gun' / 2015, Gavin O'Connor / 5/10

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Post by PUNQ » May 29th, 2020, 7:01 am

My official start to 1946! Trying to do all the westerns before the month is up, so after this there'll be a rush of B-westerns coming-up. Regarding 1946 as a whole, I've about 550 films lined up, including perhaps 150 shorts. So that'll keep my busy the next few months. It'll also keep me out on any of the monthly challenges until maybe August with the "<400 Checks" challenge, as none of them fit the time-line I've focusing on.


42. Duel in the Sun (1946, 7 directors) - 7/10
--- This is what I call a naughty western! I loved the exaggerated bits. The story overall didn't feel as fulfilling since everyone else were just extras as Jennifer Jones & Gregory Peck play! They should have just erased the rest and focused the entire 2 hours on the wild ones battling it out in the raw.


43. The Yearling (1946, Clarence Brown) - 7/10
--- Doubt the moral value of hardship would have been received as well had this been released for the current generation. Consider this was released just after World War II, fairytales of nice perfect lives wasn't invented yet. Had they played this out as a regular feel-good movie it would have been thrown out of the cinema for being unrealistic. But because of the hard times this throws at us for these nice hard working people, that is why this becomes as powerful as it was. Clearly a deliberate tearjerker, while trying to keep attitudes positive, showing us what we used to associate with American values. Purely a romancing piece of Americana, but a fine one at that. The whole family stands strong through it all.


44. Bad Bascomb (1946, S. Sylvan Simon) - 6/10
--- Wallace Beery trying to recapture what he had with Jackie Cooper, now interacting with little Margaret O'Brien to create the adorable child games. He also had his regular battle-ax screen spouse Marjorie Main putting him in place. Two dames against one poor sucker. If you know Beery's shtick, you know what you're getting here. And he's in good form doing his thing. A very likable unlikely story from the west.


45. Badman's Territory (1946, Tim Whelan) - 5/10
--- With so many outlaws Badman's Territory (1946) had potential. Instead it became a weird mess which didn't benefit anybody. Should have been a violent affair, but they felt more like having a fun time combining a town full of famed baddies. Doesn't stop it from being a entertaining odd take on the old wild west.


46. Abilene Town (1946, Edwin L. Marin) - 5/10
--- Abilene Town (1946) had its good points, but it's the more odd choices that had me intrigued. I always struggle with Ann Dvorak as a showgirl, and putting her in the wild west made it even stranger to digest. She's not bad or anything at it. I just feel she's more at home in an modern and urban environment, Fast talking Lloyd Bridges looked like he was from a entirely different movie. Stuck out like a sore thumb, yet he brought energy the movie often lacked. Randolph Scott in the lead was sturdy. Routine, but the glue to it all. Otherwise this was solid and ordinary.


47. The Overlanders (1946, Harry Watt) - 6/10
--- Here is a unique one. This is a Australian WWII story with a western feel done by British Ealing Studios! Yes, of course it is. Well, if you're familiar with the atmospheric semi-documentary style British films of the war years, just imagine adding a bit of that to a drama out in the dry Australian west. Definitely a different kind of experience well worth your time.


48. Renegades (1946, George Sherman) - 5/10
--- Here is a 1946 western from Columbia Pictures that hasn't gotten much attention. Shot in Technicolor too. Lacks a prominent leading actor, but Willard Parker carries himself well in a Joseph Cotten kind of way. The true star of this was naturally Evelyn Keyes as a dame caught between a bad man and a kind doctor. Simple story, doesn't try to over-do thing, which made it a easy watch.


49. The Harvey Girls (1946, George Sidney) - 7/10
--- Pure MGM. All about the fun and splendor as Judy Garland sings her way through a rowdy western town as a mail-order-bride. I really liked it. A little too singy and showy, but with so many different personalities its such a good time. Exactly what you's expect from a MGM musical where Garland goes west.


50. My Darling Clementine (1946, John Ford) - 8/10
--- Classic western, not surprisingly signed John Ford. I was most impressed with Victor Mature as Doc Holliday. Mature might not have the highest of reputations, but just about everything I see him in, he's the draw. He had that x-factor and the great directors knew how to take advantage of it. And as the ill Doc, he brings that edge to the character. Another thing about My Darling Clementine, it has a rather bleak atmosphere. Not the action or the rebelling you'll usually see drive a wild west movie. Humans in the raw, done right. Even Henry Fonda is toned down to a skeleton self as Wyatt Earp, he thus he's as believable as he ever was. Yup, as I said, a classic, alright.


51. Canyon Passage (1946, Jacques Tourneur) - 6/10
--- Jacques Tourneur's first western is a absolutely a stunner to look at. The story of a developing community out in the wild with it's romance, gambling and usual troubles you'll associate with the early west. Unfortunately the story didn't engage me as much as I had hoped. Sure, there is something buzzing here, but the eruption comes a little slow and somewhat unspectacular. Maybe it was more subtle that I expected and I didn't look deep enough to appreciate it. Or I've just seen too many westerns in a row and the plot seemed all too familiar.


52. Smoky (1946, Louis King) - 5/10
--- A man and a horse. Warm little film, but not all that fleshed out story wise. I liked it mostly for the mood, something which Burl Ives singing helped establish.


53. The Virginian (1946, Stuart Gilmore) - 5/10
--- Color remake of The Virginian (1929), and considering the '29 one was a fairly generic western, it's not surprising that the 1946 version is the same. A little better, though, as the colors do brighten things up and Joel McCrea does a fine job of being the likable country boy. Passes the time well, but won't leave much of a lasting impression.


54-55. The Phantom Rider (1946, Spencer Gordon Bennet & Fred C. Brannon) - 5/10 - 167-min serial
--- An enjoyable western serial from Republic Pictures. Easy straight forward plot and a ton of action. I especially liked how focused they were on making the Indians human, and even established the Indian Police to help capture the crooks, while the good doctor posed as a masked Indian spirit to ruin their plans. LeRoy Mason was a slick baddie, and the the good guys, while not the most charismatic, where a likable bunch. Cool stuff.


56. Plainsman and the Lady (1946, Joseph Kane) - 6/10
--- 1946 was the year "Wild" Bill Elliott was elevated from B-westerns taking John Wayne rejected scripts for more prestigious films. There's one catch. He had to star opposite Vera Ralston. What one does for success. However this wasn't a bad gig, as in the Plainsman and the Lady (1946) he's up-against a very sly former Oscar winner in Joseph Schildkraut, and Gail Patrick's scheming wasn't much worse. And with Elliott as the rugged hero, it created a interesting dynamic. I liked this. A little more sophisticated than your usual Wild Bill flick, but he served his purpose well.


57. Marshal of Reno (1944, Wallace Grissell) - 4/10
--- Wild Bill Elliott as Red Ryder fighting FAKE NEWS in the old west. A decent one, for sure. Much helped by George 'Gabby' Hayes blessing us with his presence.


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1. Desert Valley (1926, Scott R. Dunlap) - 4/10
2. Wild Beauty (1927, Henry MacRae) - 4/10
3. King of the Rodeo (1929, Henry MacRae) - 4/10
4. The Utah Kid (1930, Richard Thorpe) - 3/10
5. My Pal, the King (1932, Kurt Neumann) - 4/10
6. The Texas Bad Man (1932, Edward Laemmle) - 4/10
7. Thunder Mountain (1935, David Howard) - 3/10
8. The Hawk (1935, Edward Dmytryk) - 2/10
9. Orphan of the Pecos (1937, Sam Katzman) - 2/10
10. Son of Roaring Dan (1940, Ford Beebe) - 4/10
11. The Masked Rider (1941, Ford Beebe) - 4/10
12. Little Joe, the Wrangler (1942, Lewis D. Collins) - 5/10
13. North to the Klondike (1942, Erle C. Kenton) - 4/10
14. In Search of Doc Holliday (2016, Dana Celeste Robinson) - 4/10
15. Kid West (2017, Jesse Mast) - 4/10
16. Tournament (2018, Patricia DiSalvo Viayra) - 3/10
17. A Prayer for the Damned (2018, Joe Cornet) - 2/10
18. Sudsy Slim Rides Again (2018, G. Logan Dellinger) - 3/10
19. One by One (2016, Stefan Ruf) - 1/10
20. Cowboy & Indiana (2018, Rodney Ray) - 3/10
21. Sonora [Sonora, the Devil's Highway] (2018, Alejandro Springall) - 4/10
22. Eminence Hill (2019, Robert Conway) - 3/10
23. The Texan (1930, John Cromwell) - 5/10
24. Out of Liberty (2019, Garrett Batty) 2/10
25. Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws (2019, Wayne Shipley) - 3/10
26. American Confederate (2019, Christopher Forbes) - 1/10
27. Frontier (2020, Marcos Almada) - 1/10
28. Hell on the Border (2019, Wes Miller) - 2/10
29. True History of the Kelly Gang (2019, Justin Kurzel) - 3/10
30. Badland (2019, Justin Lee) - 2/10
31. The Outsider (2019, Timothy Woodward Jr.) - 2/10
32. Once Upon a Time in Deadwood (2019, Rene Perez) - 2/10
33. To Hell and Gone (2019, Kyle Moore) - 3/10
34. Outlaws Don't Get Funerals (2019, Greg Derasmo) - 2/10
35. The Divide (2018, Perry King) - 3/10
36. The Legend of 5 Mile Cave (2019, Brent Christy) - 3/10
37. No Man's Land (2019, Micah Lyons) - 2/10
38. Howlers (2019, Josh Ridgway) - 2/10
39. The Warrant (2020, Brent Christy) - 2/10
40. Battle of Little Bighorn (2020, Molly Hermann) - 3/10
41. Deadwood (2019, Daniel Minahan) - 5/10
42. Duel in the Sun (1946, 7 directors) - 7/10
43. The Yearling (1946, Clarence Brown) - 7/10
44. Bad Bascomb (1946, S. Sylvan Simon) - 6/10
45. Badman's Territory (1946, Tim Whelan) - 5/10
46. Abilene Town (1946, Edwin L. Marin) - 5/10
47. The Overlanders (1946, Harry Watt) - 6/10
48. Renegades (1946, George Sherman) - 5/10
49. The Harvey Girls (1946, George Sidney) - 7/10
50. My Darling Clementine (1946, John Ford) - 8/10
51. Canyon Passage (1946, Jacques Tourneur) - 6/10
52. Smoky (1946, Louis King) - 5/10
53. The Virginian (1946, Stuart Gilmore) - 5/10
54-55. The Phantom Rider (1946, Spencer Gordon Bennet & Fred C. Brannon) - 5/10 - 167-min serial
56. Plainsman and the Lady (1946, Joseph Kane) - 6/10
57. Marshal of Reno (1944, Wallace Grissell) - 4/10

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Post by Melvelet » May 29th, 2020, 7:14 am

5. The Sun Shines Bright 1953 6/10
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1. Shane 1953 6/10
2. Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid 1973 7/10
3. Dances with Wolves 1990 8/10
4. Blazing Saddles 1974 5/10
5. The Sun Shines Bright 1953 6/10

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Post by sol » May 29th, 2020, 12:18 pm

How the West Was WonShow
1. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
2. West and Soda (1965)
3. Rancho Notorious (1952)
4. The Ruthless Four (1968)
5. Man from Del Rio (1956)
6. Silver Lode (1954)
7. Stagecoach (1939)
8. Warlock (1959)
9. Django (1966)
10. 'Doc' (1971)
11. Jubal (1956)
12. Lucky (2017)
13. Dead Birds (2004)
14. Zachariah (1971)
15. McLintock! (1963)
16. Joe Dakota (1957)
17. Goin' South (1978)
18. Silver Spurs (1943)
19. Sky Bandits (1940)
20. Desert Gold (1936)
21. Border Feud (1947)
22. Rollin' Plains (1938)
23. The Shooting (1966)
24. The Big Trail (1930)
25. The Big Show (1936)
26. Something Big (1971)
27. Hang 'Em High (1968)
28. Harmony Trail (1944)
29. Almost Heroes (1998)
30. The Gay Amigo (1949)
31. Hittin' the Trail (1937)
32. Prairie Rustlers (1945)
33. Cattle Stampede (1943)
34. Ride 'em, Cowgirl (1939)
35. Take Me to Town (1953)
36. Gumby: The Movie (1995)
37. Colorado Sundown (1952)
38. Colorado Serenade (1946)
39. Lonesome Cowboys (1968)
40. Fuzzy Settles Down (1944)
41. Jesse James at Bay (1941)
42. The Carson City Kid (1940)
43. My Little Chickadee (1940)
44. Western Mail. (1942)
45. Wagon Wheels (1934)

46. My Name is Nobody (1973)

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This begins well with amazing attention to sound as every clock tick and scrape is accentuated during a shave that eventually turns into a standoff. The overall film is nowhere near as solemn and serious as its opening though; in fact, it is downright goofy at times with a zany house of mirrors, characters repeatedly punched by a mechanical device and lots of sped-up footage. This leads to an inconsistent tone (pulling in two directions) but it's pretty fun.
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Post by flavo5000 » May 29th, 2020, 12:53 pm

33. The Wicked Die Slow (1968)
34. Ciakmull - L'uomo della vendetta a.k.a. The Unholy Four (1970)
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1. E poi lo chiamarono il magnifico a.k.a. Man of the East (1972)
2. Uninvited (1993)
3. Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)
4. Bucking Broadway (1917)
5. Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See a.k.a. The Spiders Chapter 1 (1919)
6. All Hell Broke Loose (2009)
7. California (1947)
8. Condenados a vivir a.k.a. Cut-Throats Nine (1972)
9. El hombre de Río Malo a.k.a. Bad Man's River (1971)
10. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
11. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
12. The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
13. Rio Lobo (1970)
14. The True Story of Jesse James (1957)
15. Revenge of the Virgins (1959)
16. Cattle Drive (1951)
17. War Arrow (1953)
18. Dead 7 (2016)
19. The Cimarron Kid (1952)
20a. An Eastern Westerner (1920)
20b. His Regeneration (1915)
20c. Orient City: Ronin & The Princess (2017)
21. Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
22. Lust in the Dust (1985)
23. A Man Called Horse (1970)
24. All'ultimo sangue a.k.a. Bury Me Deep (1968)
25. Powder Burns (1971)
26. Speedy Gonzales - noin 7 veljeksen poika (1970)
27. Death Collector (1988)
28. Treasure of Matecumbe (1976)
29. Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)
30. Seminole (1953)
31. All'ombra di una colt a.k.a. In A Colt's Shadow (1965)
32. Linda and Abilene (1969)
33. The Wicked Die Slow (1968)
34. Ciakmull - L'uomo della vendetta a.k.a. The Unholy Four (1970)

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Post by sol » May 29th, 2020, 2:29 pm

How the West Was WonShow
1. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
2. West and Soda (1965)
3. Rancho Notorious (1952)
4. The Ruthless Four (1968)
5. Man from Del Rio (1956)
6. Silver Lode (1954)
7. Stagecoach (1939)
8. Warlock (1959)
9. Django (1966)
10. 'Doc' (1971)
11. Jubal (1956)
12. Lucky (2017)
13. Dead Birds (2004)
14. Zachariah (1971)
15. McLintock! (1963)
16. Joe Dakota (1957)
17. Goin' South (1978)
18. Silver Spurs (1943)
19. Sky Bandits (1940)
20. Desert Gold (1936)
21. Border Feud (1947)
22. Rollin' Plains (1938)
23. The Shooting (1966)
24. The Big Trail (1930)
25. The Big Show (1936)
26. Something Big (1971)
27. Hang 'Em High (1968)
28. Harmony Trail (1944)
29. Almost Heroes (1998)
30. The Gay Amigo (1949)
31. Hittin' the Trail (1937)
32. Prairie Rustlers (1945)
33. Cattle Stampede (1943)
34. Ride 'em, Cowgirl (1939)
35. Take Me to Town (1953)
36. Gumby: The Movie (1995)
37. Colorado Sundown (1952)
38. Colorado Serenade (1946)
39. Lonesome Cowboys (1968)
40. Fuzzy Settles Down (1944)
41. Jesse James at Bay (1941)
42. The Carson City Kid (1940)
43. My Little Chickadee (1940)
44. Western Mail. (1942)
45. Wagon Wheels (1934)
46. My Name is Nobody (1973)

47. Trail of the Rustlers (1950)

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Some bad guys dress up and impersonate the protagonist here, committing various crimes in order to frame him, which gets on the nerves of a young boy who becomes confused about whether his hero is really a good guy or not. The child actor in the role is not especially good though with a gee-whiz attitude that makes him constantly seem more naïve than adorable. Smiley Burnette has some bright moments as the protagonist's sidekick though.
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Post by ororama » May 29th, 2020, 2:42 pm

10. Haunted Gold (1932) * 57 min.

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1. Red River (1948) 127 min.
2. Wagon Tracks (1919) * 69 min.
3. Texas Cyclone (1932) * 57 min.
4. Tombstone Territory: Killer Without a Conscience (1957 ) * 25 min.
Rawhide: Incident at Alabaster Plain (1959) * 52 min.
5. The Silver Horde (1930) * 75 min.
6. Nevada (1944) * 62 min.
7. West of the Pecos (1945) * 66 min.
8. Ride Him, Cowboy (1932) * 55 min.
9. The Big Stampede (1932) * 53 min.

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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » May 29th, 2020, 6:14 pm

62. Sunset on the Desert (1942 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {63 m.}
63. The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen (1937 / Ray Taylor) FTV 7+/10 {60 m.}
64. Phantom Thunderbolt (1933 / Alan James) FTV 7+/10 {63 m.}
65. Robin Hood of the Pecos (1941 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {59 m.}
66. The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968 / Alan Rafkin) 7/10 {101 m. }
67. Calamity Jane (1953 / David Butler) 8+/10 {101 m. }

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1. City Slickers (1991 / Ron Underwood) FTV 7+/10 {113 m. }
2. Dead 7 (2016 / Danny Roew) FTV 7/10 {89 m. }
3. Round-Up Time in Texas (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 6+/10 {61 m. }
4. Young Bill Hickok (1940 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {59 m. }
5. Lights of Old Santa Fe (1944 / Frank McDonald) 6/10 {61 m. }
6. Along Came Jones (1945 / Stuart Heisler) 8/10 {90 m. }
7. Cowboy and the Senorita (1944 / Joseph Kane) 8/10 {78 m. }
8. Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969 / Burt Kennedy) 8/10 {92 m. }
9. Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971 / Burt Kennedy) 8/10 {91 m. }
10. Colorado (1940 / Joseph Kane) 8/10 {57 m. }
11. Deadwood (2019 / Daniel Minahan) FTV 8+/10 {110 m. }
12. Zorro (1975 / Duccio Tessari) FTV 7/10 {124 m. }
13. Boots and Saddles (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {58 m. }
14. Annie Get Your Gun (1950 / George Sidney, Busby Berkeley) FTV 8-/10 {107 m. }
15. The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949 / Preston Sturges) 6/10 {77 m. }
16. Good For Nothing (2011 / Mike Wallis) FTV 7/10 {92 m. }
17. The Cherokee Kid (1996 / Paris Barclay) FTV 7/10 {91 m. }
18. Wagons East (1994 / Peter Markle) FTV 6/10 {107 m. }
19. Against a Crooked Sky (1975 / Earl Bellamy) FTV 6/10 {89 m. }
20. The Carson City Kid (1940 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {57 m. }
21. Home in Oklahoma (1946 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {72 m.}
22. The Electric Horseman (1979 / Sydney Pollack) FTV 8/10 {121 m.}
23. San Fernando Valley (1944 / John English) FTV 8/10 {74 m.}
24. Rango (2011 / Gore Verbinski) FTV 8+/10 {107 m.}
25. Zachariah (1971 / George Englund) FTV 5/10 {93 m.}
26. Lightning Strikes West (1940 / Harry L. Fraser) FTV 6+/10 {55 m.}
27. The Gay Amigo (1949 / Wallace Fox) FTV 6/10 {60 m.}
28. Git Along Little Dogies (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {67 m.}
29. Sing, Cowboy, Sing (1937 / Robert N. Bradbury) FTV 6/10 {59 m.}
30 .Satan’s Cradle (1949 / Ford Beebe) FTV 6/10 {60 m.}
31. Home on the Range (2004 / Will Finn, John Sanford) FTV 6/10 {76 m.}
32. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975 / Norman Tokar) 6/10 {100 m. }
33. Springtime in the Sierras (1947 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {75 m.}
34. Man From Music Mountain (1938 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {58 m.}
35. Oh, Susanna! (1936 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {59 m.}
36. The Old Barn Dance (1938 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {60 m.}
37. Bells of San Angelo (1947 /William Witney) FTV 7/10 {78 m.}
38. The King and Four Queens (1956 / Raoul Walsh) FTV 7+/10 {86 m.}
39. Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978 / Robert Butler) FTV 6/10 {90 m.}
40. Winds of the Wasteland (1936 / Mack V. Wright) FTV 7/10 {56 m.}
41. The Slowest Gun in the West (1960 / Herschel Daugherty) FTV 8/10 {54 m.}
42. Carry On Cowboy (1965 / Gerald Thomas) FTV 7/10 {93 m.}
43. My Little Chickadee (1940 / Edward F. Cline) FTV 8/10 {83 m.}
44. Ride ‘em, Cowgirl (1939 / Samuel Diege) FTV 6/10 {53 m.}
45. Colorado Sundown (1952 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {67 m.}
46. Marshal of Cedar Rock (1953 / Harry Keller) FTV 7+/10 {54 m.}
47. Klondike Annie (1936 / Raoul Walsh) FTV 6/10 {80 m.}
48. Texas Rangers (2001 / Steve Miner) FTV 6/10 {90 m.}
49. The Old Corral (1936 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {57 m.}
50. Alias Smith and Jones: Pilot (1971 / Gene Levitt) 8+/10 {74 m.}
51. Ride, Ranger, Ride (1936 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {63 m.}
52. Public Cowboy No. 1 (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {61 m.}
53. Roll on Texas Moon (1946 / William Witney) FTV 7+/10 {68 m.}
54-58. 300 minutes of TV Episodes
a. Maverick: War of the Silver Kings (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
b. Maverick: Point Blank (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
c. Maverick: According to Hoyle (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8+/10 {50 m.}
d. Alias Smith and Jones: The McCreedy Bust (1971 / Gene Levitt) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}
e. Maverick: Ghost Rider (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}
f. Alias Smith and Jones: Exit from Wickenburg (1971 / Jeannot Szwarc) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
59. Rim of the Canyon (1949 / John English) FTV 6/10 {70 m.}
60. Yodelin’ Kid from Pine Ridge (1937 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {60 m.}
61. Ridin’ Down the Canyon (1942 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {55 m.}

62. Sunset on the Desert (1942 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {63 m.}
63. The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen (1937 / Ray Taylor) FTV 7+/10 {60 m.}
64. Phantom Thunderbolt (1933 / Alan James) FTV 7+/10 {63 m.}
65. Robin Hood of the Pecos (1941 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {59 m.}
66. The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968 / Alan Rafkin) 7/10 {101 m. }
67. Calamity Jane (1953 / David Butler) 8+/10 {101 m. }

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Post by blocho » May 30th, 2020, 1:59 am

12. The Golden Stallion (1949)
I watched this movie because of this article in which Tarantino waxes rhapsodic about it and director William Witney. Well, I guess I've learned my lesson when it comes to taking Tarantino's advice about mostly forgotten B-list directors. I should have learned it when I watched Stunt-Rock because of Tarantino's obsession with Brian Trenchard-Smith. There's nothing wrong with this very horse-centric Roy Rogers picture. But there's nothing interesting about it either.

13. The Deadly Companions (1961)
This one had been on my list for ages because it was Peckinpah's first movie. It's been long regarded as a misbegotten initial effort. And that critical judgment, plus the bizarre poster (which makes it look more like a sex comedy than a rather morose Western), kept me from seeing it for years. The tragic thing is that this could have and should have been a great movie. The first half is excellent. Brian Keith is a great lead, utterly magnetic while remaining intensely laconic. After some initial plot development, the bulk of the movie involves a woman traveling across the desert to bury her dead son in a distant town. She is accompanied by three unwelcome gunmen, each of different and conflicting temperament. It's a great dramatic setup. And then the second half sinks like a stone. Some of the narrative developments lessen rather than heighten tension. The action scenes stink. Everything sort of falls apart. It reminds me of another Peckinpah effort, Major Dundee, which also had all the ingredients to be great but just didn't come together.

Still, I was intrigued enough that I decided to see Keith and Peckinpah's first joint effort ...

14. The Westerner (1960)
14a. 1.1 Jeff
14b. 1.2 School Days
14c. 1.12 Hand on the Gun
Now this is more like it. Somehow, despite loving Westerns, I've never seen a single episode of the many TV westerns that ruled the airwaves during the 50s and 60s. This was an era when Westerns just dominated the American TV schedule, and until now I haven't seen a single one. So it's hard to judge these three episodes on their own, but I feel like they must have been better than the usual Western TV fare. These episodes already have a certain Peckinpah feel to them. The narrative unfolds slowly and deliberately while building tension. The set design is grubby and atmospheric. All of the characters are tough and either off-kilter or stoic. Good stuff.
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Post by sol » May 30th, 2020, 2:43 am

How the West Was WonShow
1. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
2. West and Soda (1965)
3. Rancho Notorious (1952)
4. The Ruthless Four (1968)
5. Man from Del Rio (1956)
6. Silver Lode (1954)
7. Stagecoach (1939)
8. Warlock (1959)
9. Django (1966)
10. 'Doc' (1971)
11. Jubal (1956)
12. Lucky (2017)
13. Dead Birds (2004)
14. Zachariah (1971)
15. McLintock! (1963)
16. Joe Dakota (1957)
17. Goin' South (1978)
18. Silver Spurs (1943)
19. Sky Bandits (1940)
20. Desert Gold (1936)
21. Border Feud (1947)
22. Rollin' Plains (1938)
23. The Shooting (1966)
24. The Big Trail (1930)
25. The Big Show (1936)
26. Something Big (1971)
27. Hang 'Em High (1968)
28. Harmony Trail (1944)
29. Almost Heroes (1998)
30. The Gay Amigo (1949)
31. Hittin' the Trail (1937)
32. Prairie Rustlers (1945)
33. Cattle Stampede (1943)
34. Ride 'em, Cowgirl (1939)
35. Take Me to Town (1953)
36. Gumby: The Movie (1995)
37. Colorado Sundown (1952)
38. Colorado Serenade (1946)
39. Lonesome Cowboys (1968)
40. Fuzzy Settles Down (1944)
41. Jesse James at Bay (1941)
42. The Carson City Kid (1940)
43. My Little Chickadee (1940)
44. Western Mail. (1942)
45. Wagon Wheels (1934)
46. My Name is Nobody (1973)
47. Trail of the Rustlers (1950)

48. Both Barrels Blazing (1945)

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As with a lot of these low budget westerns, it is the quality of the comic relief and songs that distinguish them. In this case, Dub Taylor is amusing in support, but does not have a lot to do. The songs are pretty great though, especially a Cowboys and Indians ditty and the singing cowhands who perform the songs are interesting fellows, with one even exclaiming that it is better not to be paid to sing, which earns him looks of derision from the others.
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How the West Was WonShow
1. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
2. West and Soda (1965)
3. Rancho Notorious (1952)
4. The Ruthless Four (1968)
5. Man from Del Rio (1956)
6. Silver Lode (1954)
7. Stagecoach (1939)
8. Warlock (1959)
9. Django (1966)
10. 'Doc' (1971)
11. Jubal (1956)
12. Lucky (2017)
13. Dead Birds (2004)
14. Zachariah (1971)
15. McLintock! (1963)
16. Joe Dakota (1957)
17. Goin' South (1978)
18. Silver Spurs (1943)
19. Sky Bandits (1940)
20. Desert Gold (1936)
21. Border Feud (1947)
22. Rollin' Plains (1938)
23. The Shooting (1966)
24. The Big Trail (1930)
25. The Big Show (1936)
26. Something Big (1971)
27. Hang 'Em High (1968)
28. Harmony Trail (1944)
29. Almost Heroes (1998)
30. The Gay Amigo (1949)
31. Hittin' the Trail (1937)
32. Prairie Rustlers (1945)
33. Cattle Stampede (1943)
34. Ride 'em, Cowgirl (1939)
35. Take Me to Town (1953)
36. Gumby: The Movie (1995)
37. Colorado Sundown (1952)
38. Colorado Serenade (1946)
39. Lonesome Cowboys (1968)
40. Fuzzy Settles Down (1944)
41. Jesse James at Bay (1941)
42. The Carson City Kid (1940)
43. My Little Chickadee (1940)
44. Western Mail. (1942)
45. Wagon Wheels (1934)
46. My Name is Nobody (1973)
47. Trail of the Rustlers (1950)
48. Both Barrels Blazing (1945)

49. Go West, Young Lady (1941)

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While this film does not milk the comedic potential of its central mix-up for all that it is worth, Penny Singleton holds her own for the most part here, even proving a good shot on a couple of occasions - and her pet dog rules. The film becomes less interesting as it progresses and co-lead Glenn Ford starts to take centre focus with too much romantic stuff. There are some great supporting turns though, including from Ann Miller... and a deflating pie!
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Post by sol » May 30th, 2020, 8:20 am

How the West Was WonShow
1. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
2. West and Soda (1965)
3. Rancho Notorious (1952)
4. The Ruthless Four (1968)
5. Man from Del Rio (1956)
6. Silver Lode (1954)
7. Stagecoach (1939)
8. Warlock (1959)
9. Django (1966)
10. 'Doc' (1971)
11. Jubal (1956)
12. Lucky (2017)
13. Dead Birds (2004)
14. Zachariah (1971)
15. McLintock! (1963)
16. Joe Dakota (1957)
17. Goin' South (1978)
18. Silver Spurs (1943)
19. Sky Bandits (1940)
20. Desert Gold (1936)
21. Border Feud (1947)
22. Rollin' Plains (1938)
23. The Shooting (1966)
24. The Big Trail (1930)
25. The Big Show (1936)
26. Something Big (1971)
27. Hang 'Em High (1968)
28. Harmony Trail (1944)
29. Almost Heroes (1998)
30. The Gay Amigo (1949)
31. Hittin' the Trail (1937)
32. Prairie Rustlers (1945)
33. Cattle Stampede (1943)
34. Ride 'em, Cowgirl (1939)
35. Take Me to Town (1953)
36. Gumby: The Movie (1995)
37. Colorado Sundown (1952)
38. Colorado Serenade (1946)
39. Lonesome Cowboys (1968)
40. Fuzzy Settles Down (1944)
41. Jesse James at Bay (1941)
42. The Carson City Kid (1940)
43. My Little Chickadee (1940)
44. Western Mail. (1942)
45. Wagon Wheels (1934)
46. My Name is Nobody (1973)
47. Trail of the Rustlers (1950)
48. Both Barrels Blazing (1945)
49. Go West, Young Lady (1941)

50. Ghost Town Renegades (1947)

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This may not the best film to see Lash La Rue's whip in action as it rarely comes out. What the film does really well though is crafty a juicy sidekick role for the always delightful Al St. John who gets head-butt baddies in between such fun like being scared of his own reflection and curious about a hat that seems to be moving on its own. The plot is not half-bad either with St. John and La Rue on the trail of a bad guy with megalomaniacal murder plans.
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Post by Obgeoff » May 30th, 2020, 12:46 pm

35. The Far Country (1954, Mann) 8
36. Bend of the River (1952, Mann) 7
37. Ride in the Whirlwind (1966, Hellman) 7
38. Dodge City (1939, Curtiz) 6
39. The Furies (1950, Mann) 7
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Post by PUNQ » May 30th, 2020, 2:22 pm

58. Stagecoach to Denver (1946, R.G. Springsteen) - 3/10
--- With "Wild" Bill Elliott being elevated to bigger things, Allan Lane replaced him in the Red Ryder franchise for the next couple of years. Lane had been around a while, and I always considered him more of a natural bad guy than a cowboy hero, but he does alright in the tough guy role. But it wasn't as if Stagecoach to Denver (1946) felt inspired in any way. A very standard B-western, where the heels weren't very interesting and the sidekicks didn't add anything. So not the best foundation to make Lane the new Red Ryder.


59. Renegade Girl (1946, William Berke) - 4/10
--- Ann Savage, of Detour (1945) fame, definitely brought more layers to her personality than your average lady in a western. Unfortunately her efforts gets muddled in a otherwise poor production. You see, Renegade Girl (1946) was a independent production and working outside the studio system left them at a disadvantage in regards to getting pros to polish the product, making the story come across awkward and confusing, even if the basic plot was simple. I'd still rate it for Ann Savage's presence, even if just to imagine what could have been with the right kind of people handling the making of Renegade Girl.


60. Moon Over Montana (1946, Oliver Drake) - 4/10
--- The plot was routine and Jimmy Wakely wasn't exactly the most macho guy to ever star in westerns, but the music sets the tone. To be frank, the music is several levels better than the actual movie.


61. Rolling Home (1946, William Berke) - 3/10
--- I know Russell Hayden was getting older and more mature by this point, but seeing Lucky as a man of the cloth was too much to swallow! And how on earth did he land Jean Parker as his leading lady?! Well, Parker's career was winding down, and she wouldn't make another film for 4 years, and after that it was only sporadically. Still an unlikely pair. Wasn't exactly a great film either, but I guess it had some odd charm to it.


62. Rustler's Round-Up (1946, Wallace Fox) - 4/10
--- This was a solid B-western starring the musical cowboy Kirby Grant as the attraction. Never much of a movie star, there were more interesting cowboys around. But with the well-worked formula and supporting regulars at the Universal lot, they could put just about anyone in that top spot and it would turn-out alright.


63. Sunset Pass (1946, William Berke) - 3/10
--- The casting was the most curious about Sunset Pass (1946). Considering this came from a big studio, RKO, and production values were decent, it didn't have many recognizable names. The star was James Warren, who only recently been getting credited roles, and Nan Leslie, this being her first credited part! Even the sidekick was a unknown charmer (John Laurenz)! None of them made much of a mark in Hollywood either, and honestly, it was difficult to get into the trio because they didn't have the right type charisma to win me over. And with that, Sunset Pass didn't leave much of a impression.


64. The El Paso Kid (1946, Henry Levin) - 3/10
--- Republic Pictures pushed hard to make Sunset Carson a star, putting him in a bunch of films in a short time-span. He briefly gained some fame, but it was over as soon as it started thanks to showing up drunk with a underage girl at a studio party. He wasn't exactly turning up a great performance here either. That's the main problem with The El Paso Kid (1946), along with little rattling beyond the usual formula. Does have Marie Harmon as a leading lady. She didn't get many of those and never gained much fame either, but her daughter Cherie Currie did, as the vocal star of the all-female band The Runaways (Joan Jett, etc.).


65. Fool's Gold (1946, George Archainbaud) - 4/10
--- After a short break because of the war, Hopalong Cassidy returns to do undercover work out west. William Boyd wore a big coat which made him less mobile, making this a slower paced episode of the film series. Still kinda cool, but Rand Brooks isn't exactly a great replacement for Lucky. He's youthful, but none of that charm Russell Hayden once had in the part. Still, it was his first try. Maybe he'll become more familiar with the role the next 3 years he would do it?


66. The Devil's Playground (1946, George Archainbaud) - 4/10
--- I still like the Hopalong Cassidy films, but after 11 years and 55 films (of a total 66) it's clear they're no longer ahead in the B-western division. The team has done it's job and now it really feels like the franchise is on its last legs. But Hoppy is Hoppy, and William Boyd still make these a good time. It's just less inspired.


67. Border Bandits (1946, Lambert Hillyer) - 3/10
--- The thing about Johnny Mack Brown's westerns over at Monogram is that they're technically not bad. They just struggle to fight the right pacing or energy to make them interesting, And as both Mack and his sidekick Raymond Hatton keep aging, it seems less likely they'll ever find the right energy to make these more than just routine.


68. Trigger Fingers (1946, Lambert Hillyer) - 4/10
--- I always feel I should like these Johnny Mack Brown westerns more, yet there's something which makes them less exciting in my eyes. Trigger Fingers (1946) was at least competent. They're always routine, but here enough happened to give it a pass.


69. Lightning Raiders (1946, Sam Newfield) - 4/10
--- The action wasn't much, but the interactions between Buster Crabbe & Al St. John is fun and feeling more natural after doing so many films together. For a really low budget western, they are finding the right mood to make them a good enough time to appreciate.


70. Gentlemen with Guns (1946, Sam Newfield) - 5/10
--- Clever will never be the right way to describe this cheap western, but Gentlemen with Guns (1946) sure was a lot of fun! Fuzzy trying to get married in between being framed for murder and lynched. Messing with dames is something Al St. John should never do. It even causes a tiny rift between him and his good pal Buster Crabbe. So if you're in the mood for a real silly old western, this is a good pick.


71. Terrors on Horseback (1946, Sam Newfield) - 3/10
--- They didn't include much comedy, and that's usually the best thing about these Buster Crabbe/Al St. John collaborations. So Terrors on Horseback (1946) becomes a very average and lackluster experience.


72. Ghost of Hidden Valley (1946, Sam Newfield) - 3/10
--- Hints of fun, but doesn't quite nail it. The plot feels like a mess. The comedy was decent, but not Fuzzy at his best. A very thrown together production, which is not unusual when Sam Newfield is in charge.


73. Prairie Badmen (1946, Sam Newfield) - 2/10
--- The boring plot kills this one. Al St. John almost saves it with his slapstick, but Prairie Badmen (1946) just feels patched together without aim.


74. Outlaws of the Plains (1946, Sam Newfield) - 3/10
--- Fuzzy getting fooled into thinking he's clairvoyant while playing with his crystal ball. He believes it so badly that he even betrays his own pal Buster Crabbe! Good old Fuzzy! Silly plot, below average action.


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1. Desert Valley (1926, Scott R. Dunlap) - 4/10
2. Wild Beauty (1927, Henry MacRae) - 4/10
3. King of the Rodeo (1929, Henry MacRae) - 4/10
4. The Utah Kid (1930, Richard Thorpe) - 3/10
5. My Pal, the King (1932, Kurt Neumann) - 4/10
6. The Texas Bad Man (1932, Edward Laemmle) - 4/10
7. Thunder Mountain (1935, David Howard) - 3/10
8. The Hawk (1935, Edward Dmytryk) - 2/10
9. Orphan of the Pecos (1937, Sam Katzman) - 2/10
10. Son of Roaring Dan (1940, Ford Beebe) - 4/10
11. The Masked Rider (1941, Ford Beebe) - 4/10
12. Little Joe, the Wrangler (1942, Lewis D. Collins) - 5/10
13. North to the Klondike (1942, Erle C. Kenton) - 4/10
14. In Search of Doc Holliday (2016, Dana Celeste Robinson) - 4/10
15. Kid West (2017, Jesse Mast) - 4/10
16. Tournament (2018, Patricia DiSalvo Viayra) - 3/10
17. A Prayer for the Damned (2018, Joe Cornet) - 2/10
18. Sudsy Slim Rides Again (2018, G. Logan Dellinger) - 3/10
19. One by One (2016, Stefan Ruf) - 1/10
20. Cowboy & Indiana (2018, Rodney Ray) - 3/10
21. Sonora [Sonora, the Devil's Highway] (2018, Alejandro Springall) - 4/10
22. Eminence Hill (2019, Robert Conway) - 3/10
23. The Texan (1930, John Cromwell) - 5/10
24. Out of Liberty (2019, Garrett Batty) 2/10
25. Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws (2019, Wayne Shipley) - 3/10
26. American Confederate (2019, Christopher Forbes) - 1/10
27. Frontier (2020, Marcos Almada) - 1/10
28. Hell on the Border (2019, Wes Miller) - 2/10
29. True History of the Kelly Gang (2019, Justin Kurzel) - 3/10
30. Badland (2019, Justin Lee) - 2/10
31. The Outsider (2019, Timothy Woodward Jr.) - 2/10
32. Once Upon a Time in Deadwood (2019, Rene Perez) - 2/10
33. To Hell and Gone (2019, Kyle Moore) - 3/10
34. Outlaws Don't Get Funerals (2019, Greg Derasmo) - 2/10
35. The Divide (2018, Perry King) - 3/10
36. The Legend of 5 Mile Cave (2019, Brent Christy) - 3/10
37. No Man's Land (2019, Micah Lyons) - 2/10
38. Howlers (2019, Josh Ridgway) - 2/10
39. The Warrant (2020, Brent Christy) - 2/10
40. Battle of Little Bighorn (2020, Molly Hermann) - 3/10
41. Deadwood (2019, Daniel Minahan) - 5/10
42. Duel in the Sun (1946, 7 directors) - 7/10
43. The Yearling (1946, Clarence Brown) - 7/10
44. Bad Bascomb (1946, S. Sylvan Simon) - 6/10
45. Badman's Territory (1946, Tim Whelan) - 5/10
46. Abilene Town (1946, Edwin L. Marin) - 5/10
47. The Overlanders (1946, Harry Watt) - 6/10
48. Renegades (1946, George Sherman) - 5/10
49. The Harvey Girls (1946, George Sidney) - 7/10
50. My Darling Clementine (1946, John Ford) - 8/10
51. Canyon Passage (1946, Jacques Tourneur) - 6/10
52. Smoky (1946, Louis King) - 5/10
53. The Virginian (1946, Stuart Gilmore) - 5/10
54-55. The Phantom Rider (1946, Spencer Gordon Bennet & Fred C. Brannon) - 5/10 - 167-min serial
56. Plainsman and the Lady (1946, Joseph Kane) - 6/10
57. Marshal of Reno (1944, Wallace Grissell) - 4/10
58. Stagecoach to Denver (1946, R.G. Springsteen) - 3/10
59. Renegade Girl (1946, William Berke) - 4/10
60. Moon Over Montana (1946, Oliver Drake) - 4/10
61. Rolling Home (1946, William Berke) - 3/10
62. Rustler's Round-Up (1946, Wallace Fox) - 4/10
63. Sunset Pass (1946, William Berke) - 3/10
64. The El Paso Kid (1946, Henry Levin) - 3/10
65. Fool's Gold (1946, George Archainbaud) - 4/10
66. The Devil's Playground (1946, George Archainbaud) - 4/10
67. Border Bandits (1946, Lambert Hillyer) - 3/10
68. Trigger Fingers (1946, Lambert Hillyer) - 4/10
69. Lightning Raiders (1946, Sam Newfield) - 4/10
70. Gentlemen with Guns (1946, Sam Newfield) - 5/10
71. Terrors on Horseback (1946, Sam Newfield) - 3/10
72. Ghost of Hidden Valley (1946, Sam Newfield) - 3/10
73. Prairie Badmen (1946, Sam Newfield) - 2/10
74. Outlaws of the Plains (1946, Sam Newfield) - 3/10

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Post by psychotronicbeatnik » May 31st, 2020, 12:38 am

68. Wild Horse (1931 / Richard Thorpe, Sidney Algier) FTV 7/10 {77 m.}
69. West of Pinto Basin (1940 / S. Roy Luby) FTV 7/10 {60 m.}
70. Nighttime in Nevada (1948 / William Witney) FTV 7/10 {57 m.}

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1. City Slickers (1991 / Ron Underwood) FTV 7+/10 {113 m. }
2. Dead 7 (2016 / Danny Roew) FTV 7/10 {89 m. }
3. Round-Up Time in Texas (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 6+/10 {61 m. }
4. Young Bill Hickok (1940 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {59 m. }
5. Lights of Old Santa Fe (1944 / Frank McDonald) 6/10 {61 m. }
6. Along Came Jones (1945 / Stuart Heisler) 8/10 {90 m. }
7. Cowboy and the Senorita (1944 / Joseph Kane) 8/10 {78 m. }
8. Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969 / Burt Kennedy) 8/10 {92 m. }
9. Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971 / Burt Kennedy) 8/10 {91 m. }
10. Colorado (1940 / Joseph Kane) 8/10 {57 m. }
11. Deadwood (2019 / Daniel Minahan) FTV 8+/10 {110 m. }
12. Zorro (1975 / Duccio Tessari) FTV 7/10 {124 m. }
13. Boots and Saddles (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {58 m. }
14. Annie Get Your Gun (1950 / George Sidney, Busby Berkeley) FTV 8-/10 {107 m. }
15. The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949 / Preston Sturges) 6/10 {77 m. }
16. Good For Nothing (2011 / Mike Wallis) FTV 7/10 {92 m. }
17. The Cherokee Kid (1996 / Paris Barclay) FTV 7/10 {91 m. }
18. Wagons East (1994 / Peter Markle) FTV 6/10 {107 m. }
19. Against a Crooked Sky (1975 / Earl Bellamy) FTV 6/10 {89 m. }
20. The Carson City Kid (1940 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {57 m. }
21. Home in Oklahoma (1946 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {72 m.}
22. The Electric Horseman (1979 / Sydney Pollack) FTV 8/10 {121 m.}
23. San Fernando Valley (1944 / John English) FTV 8/10 {74 m.}
24. Rango (2011 / Gore Verbinski) FTV 8+/10 {107 m.}
25. Zachariah (1971 / George Englund) FTV 5/10 {93 m.}
26. Lightning Strikes West (1940 / Harry L. Fraser) FTV 6+/10 {55 m.}
27. The Gay Amigo (1949 / Wallace Fox) FTV 6/10 {60 m.}
28. Git Along Little Dogies (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {67 m.}
29. Sing, Cowboy, Sing (1937 / Robert N. Bradbury) FTV 6/10 {59 m.}
30 .Satan’s Cradle (1949 / Ford Beebe) FTV 6/10 {60 m.}
31. Home on the Range (2004 / Will Finn, John Sanford) FTV 6/10 {76 m.}
32. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975 / Norman Tokar) 6/10 {100 m. }
33. Springtime in the Sierras (1947 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {75 m.}
34. Man From Music Mountain (1938 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {58 m.}
35. Oh, Susanna! (1936 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {59 m.}
36. The Old Barn Dance (1938 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {60 m.}
37. Bells of San Angelo (1947 /William Witney) FTV 7/10 {78 m.}
38. The King and Four Queens (1956 / Raoul Walsh) FTV 7+/10 {86 m.}
39. Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978 / Robert Butler) FTV 6/10 {90 m.}
40. Winds of the Wasteland (1936 / Mack V. Wright) FTV 7/10 {56 m.}
41. The Slowest Gun in the West (1960 / Herschel Daugherty) FTV 8/10 {54 m.}
42. Carry On Cowboy (1965 / Gerald Thomas) FTV 7/10 {93 m.}
43. My Little Chickadee (1940 / Edward F. Cline) FTV 8/10 {83 m.}
44. Ride ‘em, Cowgirl (1939 / Samuel Diege) FTV 6/10 {53 m.}
45. Colorado Sundown (1952 / William Witney) FTV 8/10 {67 m.}
46. Marshal of Cedar Rock (1953 / Harry Keller) FTV 7+/10 {54 m.}
47. Klondike Annie (1936 / Raoul Walsh) FTV 6/10 {80 m.}
48. Texas Rangers (2001 / Steve Miner) FTV 6/10 {90 m.}
49. The Old Corral (1936 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {57 m.}
50. Alias Smith and Jones: Pilot (1971 / Gene Levitt) 8+/10 {74 m.}
51. Ride, Ranger, Ride (1936 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {63 m.}
52. Public Cowboy No. 1 (1937 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {61 m.}
53. Roll on Texas Moon (1946 / William Witney) FTV 7+/10 {68 m.}
54-58. 300 minutes of TV Episodes
a. Maverick: War of the Silver Kings (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
b. Maverick: Point Blank (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
c. Maverick: According to Hoyle (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8+/10 {50 m.}
d. Alias Smith and Jones: The McCreedy Bust (1971 / Gene Levitt) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}
e. Maverick: Ghost Rider (1957 / Budd Boetticher) FTV 8/10 {50 m.}
f. Alias Smith and Jones: Exit from Wickenburg (1971 / Jeannot Szwarc) FTV 7+/10 {50 m.}
59. Rim of the Canyon (1949 / John English) FTV 6/10 {70 m.}
60. Yodelin’ Kid from Pine Ridge (1937 / Joseph Kane) 7/10 {60 m.}
61. Ridin’ Down the Canyon (1942 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {55 m.}
62. Sunset on the Desert (1942 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7/10 {63 m.}
63. The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen (1937 / Ray Taylor) FTV 7+/10 {60 m.}
64. Phantom Thunderbolt (1933 / Alan James) FTV 7+/10 {63 m.}
65. Robin Hood of the Pecos (1941 / Joseph Kane) FTV 7+/10 {59 m.}
66. The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968 / Alan Rafkin) 7/10 {101 m. }
67. Calamity Jane (1953 / David Butler) 8+/10 {101 m. }

68. Wild Horse (1931 / Richard Thorpe, Sidney Algier) FTV 7/10 {77 m.}
69. West of Pinto Basin (1940 / S. Roy Luby) FTV 7/10 {60 m.}
70. Nighttime in Nevada (1948 / William Witney) FTV 7/10 {57 m.}


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34. City Slickers (Ron Underwood, 1991) 6.5/10

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Post by sol » May 31st, 2020, 4:49 am

How the West Was WonShow
1. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
2. West and Soda (1965)
3. Rancho Notorious (1952)
4. The Ruthless Four (1968)
5. Man from Del Rio (1956)
6. Silver Lode (1954)
7. Stagecoach (1939)
8. Warlock (1959)
9. Django (1966)
10. 'Doc' (1971)
11. Jubal (1956)
12. Lucky (2017)
13. Dead Birds (2004)
14. Zachariah (1971)
15. McLintock! (1963)
16. Joe Dakota (1957)
17. Goin' South (1978)
18. Silver Spurs (1943)
19. Sky Bandits (1940)
20. Desert Gold (1936)
21. Border Feud (1947)
22. Rollin' Plains (1938)
23. The Shooting (1966)
24. The Big Trail (1930)
25. The Big Show (1936)
26. Something Big (1971)
27. Hang 'Em High (1968)
28. Harmony Trail (1944)
29. Almost Heroes (1998)
30. The Gay Amigo (1949)
31. Hittin' the Trail (1937)
32. Prairie Rustlers (1945)
33. Cattle Stampede (1943)
34. Ride 'em, Cowgirl (1939)
35. Take Me to Town (1953)
36. Gumby: The Movie (1995)
37. Colorado Sundown (1952)
38. Colorado Serenade (1946)
39. Lonesome Cowboys (1968)
40. Fuzzy Settles Down (1944)
41. Jesse James at Bay (1941)
42. The Carson City Kid (1940)
43. My Little Chickadee (1940)
44. Western Mail. (1942)
45. Wagon Wheels (1934)
46. My Name is Nobody (1973)
47. Trail of the Rustlers (1950)
48. Both Barrels Blazing (1945)
49. Go West, Young Lady (1941)
50. Ghost Town Renegades (1947)

51. The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955)

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An unusual entry in Mickey Rooney's filmography, playing a reverend who is set on winning a rodeo to obtain the funds necessary to buy building materials for his church. The crux of the film is how the locals slowly warm towards him, with some even talked into attended services as they happen to walk by. Played as a comedy though, the movie never builds up much in the way of tension and the townsfolk seldom seem all that antagonistic.
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Post by sol » May 31st, 2020, 6:35 am

How the West Was WonShow
1. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
2. West and Soda (1965)
3. Rancho Notorious (1952)
4. The Ruthless Four (1968)
5. Man from Del Rio (1956)
6. Silver Lode (1954)
7. Stagecoach (1939)
8. Warlock (1959)
9. Django (1966)
10. 'Doc' (1971)
11. Jubal (1956)
12. Lucky (2017)
13. Dead Birds (2004)
14. Zachariah (1971)
15. McLintock! (1963)
16. Joe Dakota (1957)
17. Goin' South (1978)
18. Silver Spurs (1943)
19. Sky Bandits (1940)
20. Desert Gold (1936)
21. Border Feud (1947)
22. Rollin' Plains (1938)
23. The Shooting (1966)
24. The Big Trail (1930)
25. The Big Show (1936)
26. Something Big (1971)
27. Hang 'Em High (1968)
28. Harmony Trail (1944)
29. Almost Heroes (1998)
30. The Gay Amigo (1949)
31. Hittin' the Trail (1937)
32. Prairie Rustlers (1945)
33. Cattle Stampede (1943)
34. Ride 'em, Cowgirl (1939)
35. Take Me to Town (1953)
36. Gumby: The Movie (1995)
37. Colorado Sundown (1952)
38. Colorado Serenade (1946)
39. Lonesome Cowboys (1968)
40. Fuzzy Settles Down (1944)
41. Jesse James at Bay (1941)
42. The Carson City Kid (1940)
43. My Little Chickadee (1940)
44. Western Mail. (1942)
45. Wagon Wheels (1934)
46. My Name is Nobody (1973)
47. Trail of the Rustlers (1950)
48. Both Barrels Blazing (1945)
49. Go West, Young Lady (1941)
50. Ghost Town Renegades (1947)
51. The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955)

52. The King and Four Queens (1956)

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This initially feels a lot like The Beguiled with each of the possible widows attracted to and fascinated by Gable, the only man they have seen alive in months. There are some distinct mystery elements too (are the sons really dead and did Gable really know one of them?) though these take a back-seat to Gable's pursuit of the loot, happy to seduce any of the women as need has it. It is a reasonably interesting set-up but pales against The Beguiled.
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Post by sol » May 31st, 2020, 11:29 am

How the West Was WonShow
1. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
2. West and Soda (1965)
3. Rancho Notorious (1952)
4. The Ruthless Four (1968)
5. Man from Del Rio (1956)
6. Silver Lode (1954)
7. Stagecoach (1939)
8. Warlock (1959)
9. Django (1966)
10. 'Doc' (1971)
11. Jubal (1956)
12. Lucky (2017)
13. Dead Birds (2004)
14. Zachariah (1971)
15. McLintock! (1963)
16. Joe Dakota (1957)
17. Goin' South (1978)
18. Silver Spurs (1943)
19. Sky Bandits (1940)
20. Desert Gold (1936)
21. Border Feud (1947)
22. Rollin' Plains (1938)
23. The Shooting (1966)
24. The Big Trail (1930)
25. The Big Show (1936)
26. Something Big (1971)
27. Hang 'Em High (1968)
28. Harmony Trail (1944)
29. Almost Heroes (1998)
30. The Gay Amigo (1949)
31. Hittin' the Trail (1937)
32. Prairie Rustlers (1945)
33. Cattle Stampede (1943)
34. Ride 'em, Cowgirl (1939)
35. Take Me to Town (1953)
36. Gumby: The Movie (1995)
37. Colorado Sundown (1952)
38. Colorado Serenade (1946)
39. Lonesome Cowboys (1968)
40. Fuzzy Settles Down (1944)
41. Jesse James at Bay (1941)
42. The Carson City Kid (1940)
43. My Little Chickadee (1940)
44. Western Mail. (1942)
45. Wagon Wheels (1934)
46. My Name is Nobody (1973)
47. Trail of the Rustlers (1950)
48. Both Barrels Blazing (1945)
49. Go West, Young Lady (1941)
50. Ghost Town Renegades (1947)
51. The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955)
52. The King and Four Queens (1956)

53. The Slowest Gun in the West (1968)

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This gets off to a hilarious start with Phil Silvers visibly unnerving his opponent by eating an egg and staggering about blind without his glasses on, and things only get funnier as he is made sheriff and takes absurd measures such as excluding gunslingers from glee clubs to avoid fights (!) and calling them "naughty, naughty, naughty", which just baffles everyone. Where the film really takes off though is with the introduction of Jack Benny near the end.

Thanks for the recommendation, 'beatnik. That was awesome. And a good final note to end the challenge on. :shoot:

Yep. I'm hanging up my boots. Thanks for hosting shugs, and providing amazing stats as always. I actually have a few hours left before midnight, but this Challenge has really drained me this month (indulging in way too many mindless B westerns) so I would rather not cram anything else in. Others will overtake me on the leaderboard, I know, but much like Henry Fonda's sheriff in My Name is Nobody (what a great film that turned out to be), I would much rather peacefully fade out rather than end on a bang. :pinch:
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Post by PUNQ » May 31st, 2020, 6:13 pm

Yes, managed to watch all the Westerns I had lined-up this year!


75. Heading West (1946, Ray Nazarro) - 4/10
--- Average B-western starring Charles Starrett as The Durango Kid, but Smiley Burnette singing "Scaredy Cat Blues" made it considerably more enjoyable.


76. Landrush (1946, Vernon Keays) - 3/10
--- Thank God for Smiley Burnette splashing a little personality on this, Charles Starrett as the hero was too anonymous here.


77. Terror Trail (1946, Ray Nazarro) - 3/10
--- Not a great B-western. One of those anti-sheep plots. Most notable thing was Barbara Pepper getting her last credited role of the 1940s. She'd been getting quite big around the waist during the war years, so the once hot blond wasn't getting much work anymore. At least when the TV-era began she landed a role in the popular Green Acres series. Here in Terror Trail (1946) she wasn't looking comfortable either, over-acting way more than she'd ever done before. A little hard to see actors I like hit these rough points in their careers.


78. The Fighting Frontiersman (1946, Derwin Abrahams) - 3/10
--- I'm struggling getting into The Durango Kid. These 1946 films in the franchise have been bland. What curios The Fighting Frontiersman (1946) does have is it being one of the very few leading lady roles Helen Mowery had during her brief stint in Hollywood. She didn't possess the greatest of acting skills, but not bad to look at. Plus you had Smiley Burnette and his crew howling a tune like dogs.


79a. Pioneer Trails (1923, David Smith) - 34-min
79b. The Bandit's Wager (1916, Francis Ford) - 14min
79c. Squatter's Rights (1919, Aywon Film) - 20min


80. Colorado Serenade (1946, Robert Emmett Tansey) - 4/10
--- I'm still amazed to see poverty row produce color films. Sure, it's not Technicolor, but Cinecolor feels down to earth enough for a western like this. This is a singing Eddie Dean western, but they made a good choice of giving stuntman David Sharpe a big role in this to take care of the action. And Sharpe looked his name. He was the star of the western, while Dean sang the mood.


81. Stars Over Texas (1946, Robert Emmett Tansey) - 3/10
--- Eddie Dean at it again. This time in black & white. Without the color to make his films seem special, they're not special.


82. Wild West (1946, Robert Emmett Tansey) - 4/10
--- Singing cowboy Eddie Dean in color again. The Cinecolor didn't help this as much, as the film was too much on the slow side. It wasn't until that long saloon fight toward the end things got fun. Also the last chance to catch veteran actor Warner Richmond before he retired from the screen. He had a very recognizable face, with a career dating back to the silent days, but he hadn't done anything remarkable in years.


83. The Gay Cavalier (1946, William Nigh) - 4/10
--- First of six where Gilbert Roland is Cisco Kid! Made at Monogram, which is why there are pacing issues with the The Gay Cavalier (1946), but it also doesn't feel like a rush job with some detail about way they film it making it look better than your average old west cheapy. There is a moodier feel to it. Wish there was more intense action to balance things out.


84. South of Monterey (1946, William Nigh) - 3/10
--- Gilbert Roland in a slow and uneventful Cisco Kid flick. Never got interesting, even with the dames in play. Cisco Kid still had that moody attitude about him.


85. Beauty and the Bandit (1946, William Nigh) - 4/10
--- These Gilbert Roland flavored Cisco Kid flicks are a little too much on the slow side for me, yet there is something more somber and respectable about the approach. That certainly was a darker boss fight at the end. Best thing is just be patient for there are cool things happening, but it can easily be missed because of the dreary pace if often had.


86. Day of the Stranger (2019, Thomas Lee Rutter) - 2/10
--- Tribute of those psychedelic western of the 70s. Not particularly good, but at least they tried to do something a little different.

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1. Desert Valley (1926, Scott R. Dunlap) - 4/10
2. Wild Beauty (1927, Henry MacRae) - 4/10
3. King of the Rodeo (1929, Henry MacRae) - 4/10
4. The Utah Kid (1930, Richard Thorpe) - 3/10
5. My Pal, the King (1932, Kurt Neumann) - 4/10
6. The Texas Bad Man (1932, Edward Laemmle) - 4/10
7. Thunder Mountain (1935, David Howard) - 3/10
8. The Hawk (1935, Edward Dmytryk) - 2/10
9. Orphan of the Pecos (1937, Sam Katzman) - 2/10
10. Son of Roaring Dan (1940, Ford Beebe) - 4/10
11. The Masked Rider (1941, Ford Beebe) - 4/10
12. Little Joe, the Wrangler (1942, Lewis D. Collins) - 5/10
13. North to the Klondike (1942, Erle C. Kenton) - 4/10
14. In Search of Doc Holliday (2016, Dana Celeste Robinson) - 4/10
15. Kid West (2017, Jesse Mast) - 4/10
16. Tournament (2018, Patricia DiSalvo Viayra) - 3/10
17. A Prayer for the Damned (2018, Joe Cornet) - 2/10
18. Sudsy Slim Rides Again (2018, G. Logan Dellinger) - 3/10
19. One by One (2016, Stefan Ruf) - 1/10
20. Cowboy & Indiana (2018, Rodney Ray) - 3/10
21. Sonora [Sonora, the Devil's Highway] (2018, Alejandro Springall) - 4/10
22. Eminence Hill (2019, Robert Conway) - 3/10
23. The Texan (1930, John Cromwell) - 5/10
24. Out of Liberty (2019, Garrett Batty) 2/10
25. Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws (2019, Wayne Shipley) - 3/10
26. American Confederate (2019, Christopher Forbes) - 1/10
27. Frontier (2020, Marcos Almada) - 1/10
28. Hell on the Border (2019, Wes Miller) - 2/10
29. True History of the Kelly Gang (2019, Justin Kurzel) - 3/10
30. Badland (2019, Justin Lee) - 2/10
31. The Outsider (2019, Timothy Woodward Jr.) - 2/10
32. Once Upon a Time in Deadwood (2019, Rene Perez) - 2/10
33. To Hell and Gone (2019, Kyle Moore) - 3/10
34. Outlaws Don't Get Funerals (2019, Greg Derasmo) - 2/10
35. The Divide (2018, Perry King) - 3/10
36. The Legend of 5 Mile Cave (2019, Brent Christy) - 3/10
37. No Man's Land (2019, Micah Lyons) - 2/10
38. Howlers (2019, Josh Ridgway) - 2/10
39. The Warrant (2020, Brent Christy) - 2/10
40. Battle of Little Bighorn (2020, Molly Hermann) - 3/10
41. Deadwood (2019, Daniel Minahan) - 5/10
42. Duel in the Sun (1946, 7 directors) - 7/10
43. The Yearling (1946, Clarence Brown) - 7/10
44. Bad Bascomb (1946, S. Sylvan Simon) - 6/10
45. Badman's Territory (1946, Tim Whelan) - 5/10
46. Abilene Town (1946, Edwin L. Marin) - 5/10
47. The Overlanders (1946, Harry Watt) - 6/10
48. Renegades (1946, George Sherman) - 5/10
49. The Harvey Girls (1946, George Sidney) - 7/10
50. My Darling Clementine (1946, John Ford) - 8/10
51. Canyon Passage (1946, Jacques Tourneur) - 6/10
52. Smoky (1946, Louis King) - 5/10
53. The Virginian (1946, Stuart Gilmore) - 5/10
54-55. The Phantom Rider (1946, Spencer Gordon Bennet & Fred C. Brannon) - 5/10 - 167-min serial
56. Plainsman and the Lady (1946, Joseph Kane) - 6/10
57. Marshal of Reno (1944, Wallace Grissell) - 4/10
58. Stagecoach to Denver (1946, R.G. Springsteen) - 3/10
59. Renegade Girl (1946, William Berke) - 4/10
60. Moon Over Montana (1946, Oliver Drake) - 4/10
61. Rolling Home (1946, William Berke) - 3/10
62. Rustler's Round-Up (1946, Wallace Fox) - 4/10
63. Sunset Pass (1946, William Berke) - 3/10
64. The El Paso Kid (1946, Henry Levin) - 3/10
65. Fool's Gold (1946, George Archainbaud) - 4/10
66. The Devil's Playground (1946, George Archainbaud) - 4/10
67. Border Bandits (1946, Lambert Hillyer) - 3/10
68. Trigger Fingers (1946, Lambert Hillyer) - 4/10
69. Lightning Raiders (1946, Sam Newfield) - 4/10
70. Gentlemen with Guns (1946, Sam Newfield) - 5/10
71. Terrors on Horseback (1946, Sam Newfield) - 3/10
72. Ghost of Hidden Valley (1946, Sam Newfield) - 3/10
73. Prairie Badmen (1946, Sam Newfield) - 2/10
74. Outlaws of the Plains (1946, Sam Newfield) - 3/10
75. Heading West (1946, Ray Nazarro) - 4/10
76. Landrush (1946, Vernon Keays) - 3/10
77. Terror Trail (1946, Ray Nazarro) - 3/10
78. The Fighting Frontiersman (1946, Derwin Abrahams) - 3/10
79. Pioneer Trails (1923), The Bandit's Wager (1916), Squatter's Rights (1919) - 68-min of shorts
80. Colorado Serenade (1946, Robert Emmett Tansey) - 4/10
81. Stars Over Texas (1946, Robert Emmett Tansey) - 3/10
82. Wild West (1946, Robert Emmett Tansey) - 4/10
83. The Gay Cavalier (1946, William Nigh) - 4/10
84. South of Monterey (1946, William Nigh) - 3/10
85. Beauty and the Bandit (1946, William Nigh) - 4/10
86. Day of the Stranger (2019, Thomas Lee Rutter) - 2/10
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Post by jdidaco » May 31st, 2020, 7:52 pm

(Screenshots from 'A Man Alone' & 'Cowboys'),

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41. A Man Alone (Ray Milland, 1955) 8/10
42. Get Mean (Ferdinando Baldi, 1975) 6.5/10
43. Comin' at Ya! (Ferdinando Baldi, 1981) 7/10
44. Yellow Hair and the Pecos Kid (Matt Cimber, 1984) 7/10
45. Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror (Wayne Coe, 1990) 7.5/10
46. Into the Badlands (Sam Pillsbury, 1991) 6/10

A collection of shorts,

47-48. The Gallopin' Gaucho (Ub Iwerks, 1928) 7/10 (6 min), The Lonesome Stranger (Hugh Harman, 1940) 7/10 (9 min), The Shooting of Dan McGoo (Tex Avery, 1945) 9.5/10 (8 min) (RV), Wild and Woolfy (Tex Avery, 1945) 9/10 (8 min), Pecos Bill (Clyde Geronimi, 1948) 7.5/10 (23 min) (RV), Texas Tom (William Hanna & Joseph Barbera, 1950) 8/10 (7 min), Drip-Along Daffy (Chuck Jones, 1951) 9.5/10 (7 min) (RV), My Little Duckaroo (Chuck Jones, 1954) 9/10 (7 min), The First Bad Man (Tex Avery, 1955) 7/10 (6 min), The Saga of Windwagon Smith (Charles A. Nichols, 1961) 7/10 (13 min), Raz kovboy, dva kovboy (Once Cowboy, Twice Cowboy, Anatoliy Reznikov, 1981) 6.5/10 (10 min), Cowboys (Phil Mulloy, 1991) 8.5/10 (18 min) (Total: 122 min)

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That's it for me! Thanks again for hosting, shugs!

!seen 48

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1. The King and Four Queens (Raoul Walsh, 1956) 8/10
2. The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (Raoul Walsh, 1958) 7/10
3. Walk Like a Dragon (James Clavell, 1960) 8/10
4. Showdown (R.G. Springsteen, 1963) 7.5/10
5. The Quick Gun (Sidney Salkow, 1964) 8/10
6. A Talent for Loving (Richard Quine, 1969) 6.5/10
7. A Man Called Sledge (Vic Morrow & Giorgio Gentili, 1970) 7.5/10
8. The Deadly Trackers (Barry Shear & Samuel Fuller, 1973) 7/10
9. The Burrowers (J.T. Petty, 2008) 7/10
10. Bone Tomahawk (S. Craig Zahler, 2015) 7.5/10
11. The Call of the Wild (William A. Wellman, 1935) 8/10
12. Black Bart (George Sherman, 1948) 7.5/10
13. Trigger, Jr. (William Witney, 1950) 7.5/10
14. Callaway Went Thataway (Melvin Frank & Norman Panama, 1951) 8/10
15. The Outcast (William Witney, 1954) 9/10
16. Slim Carter (Richard Bartlett, 1957) 7.5/10
17. The Sheepman (George Marshall, 1958) 8.5/10
18. The Jayhawkers! (Melvin Frank, 1959) 8/10
19. Hell Bent for Leather (George Sherman, 1960) 8/10
20. Advance to the Rear (George Marshall, 1964) 7/10
21. Montana Belle (Allan Dwan, 1952) 8/10
22. Untamed Frontier (Hugo Fregonese, 1952) 7.5/10
23. Carne de horca (Condemned to Hang, Ladislao Vajda, 1953) 8/10
24. Antes llega la muerte (Hour of Death, Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent, 1964) 8/10
25. Ocaso de un pistolero (Hands of a Gunfighter, Rafael Romero Marchent, 1965) 8/10
26. There Was a Crooked Man... (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1970) 7.5/10
27. Le Far-West (Far West, Jacques Brel, 1973) 6/10
28. Boss Nigger (Jack Arnold, 1974) 7/10
29. The Blue Hotel (Ján Kadár, 1977) 8/10
30. Clearcut (Ryszard Bugajski, 1991) 8/10
31. The Plunderers (Joseph Kane, 1948) 7/10
32. The Eagle and the Hawk (Lewis R. Foster, 1950) 8/10
33. Hellgate (Charles Marquis Warren, 1952) 7.5/10
34. Shotgun (Lesley Selander, 1955) 6.5/10
35. Massacre (Louis King, 1956) 9/10
36. The Plunderers (Joseph Pevney, 1960) 7.5/10
37. Four Fast Guns (William J. Hole Jr., 1960) 7.5/10
38. Terror at Black Falls (Richard C. Sarafian, 1962) 7/10
39. El sabor de la venganza (Sons of Vengeance, Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent, 1964) 7.5/10
40. Crisol (Alberto Mariscal, 1967) 8/10

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Post by shugs » May 31st, 2020, 8:37 pm

14. Little Big Man (Arthur Penn, 1970) - 5/10
15. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (John Ford, 1949) - 6/10
16. C'era una volta il West [Once Upon a Time in the West] (Sergio Leone, 1968) - 9/10 REWATCH
17. Giù la testa [Duck, You Sucker] (Sergio Leone, 1971) - 7/10
18. Wagon Master (John Ford, 1950) - 7/10
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1. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Stanley Donen, 1954) - 7/10
2. Per un pugno di dollari [A Fistful of Dollars] (Sergio Leone, 1964) - 8/10 REWATCH
3. Per qualche dollaro in più [For a Few Dollars More] (Sergio Leone, 1965) - 8/10 REWATCH
4. Dead Man (Jim Jarmusch, 1995) - 7/10
5. Honkytonk Man (Clint Eastwood, 1982) - 8/10
6. The Outlaw (Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks, 1943) - 5/10
7. The Gunfighter (Henry King, 1950) - 7/10
8. Preparati la bara! [Django, Prepare a Coffin] (Ferdinando Baldi, 1968) - 8/10
9. Se sei vivo spara [Django Kill… If You Live, Shoot!] (Giulio Questi, 1967) - 7/10
10. Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo [The Good, the Bad and the Ugly] (Sergio Leone, 1966) - 10/10 REWATCH
11. The Spoilers (Ray Enright, 1942) - 6/10
12. Django (Sergio Corbucci, 1966) - 7/10 REWATCH
13. Lonely Are the Brave (David Miller, 1962) - 8/10

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Post by Obgeoff » May 31st, 2020, 9:37 pm

40. Wichita (1955, Tourneur) 8
41. Yellow Sky (1948, Wellman) 8
42. The Last Wagon (1956, Daves) 7
43. Apache (1954, Aldrich) 7

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Post by AB537 » May 31st, 2020, 10:40 pm

35. Stagecoach (John Ford, 1939) 7/10

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Post by shugs » May 31st, 2020, 10:59 pm

Updated the leaderboard, please let me know if there are any mistakes. Final update and stats coming in about 48 hours from now.

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Post by weirdboy » June 1st, 2020, 12:52 am

I did watch a few westerns this past month so I guess I'll post them:

1. 7 Men From Now (1956) - Budd Boetticher 7/10
2. From Noon Til Three (1979) - Frank D. Gilroy 8/10
3. The Furies (1950) - Anthony Mann 7/10
4. Greaser's Palace (1972) - Robert Downey Sr. 4/10
5. Jubal (1956) - Delmer Dave's 7/10
6. Ride in the Whirlwind (1966) - Monte Hellman 5/10

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Post by flavo5000 » June 1st, 2020, 2:35 am

35. The Scarlet Worm (2011)
36. 'Neath the Arizona Skies (1934)

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1. E poi lo chiamarono il magnifico a.k.a. Man of the East (1972)
2. Uninvited (1993)
3. Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)
4. Bucking Broadway (1917)
5. Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See a.k.a. The Spiders Chapter 1 (1919)
6. All Hell Broke Loose (2009)
7. California (1947)
8. Condenados a vivir a.k.a. Cut-Throats Nine (1972)
9. El hombre de Río Malo a.k.a. Bad Man's River (1971)
10. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
11. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
12. The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
13. Rio Lobo (1970)
14. The True Story of Jesse James (1957)
15. Revenge of the Virgins (1959)
16. Cattle Drive (1951)
17. War Arrow (1953)
18. Dead 7 (2016)
19. The Cimarron Kid (1952)
20a. An Eastern Westerner (1920)
20b. His Regeneration (1915)
20c. Orient City: Ronin & The Princess (2017)
21. Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
22. Lust in the Dust (1985)
23. A Man Called Horse (1970)
24. All'ultimo sangue a.k.a. Bury Me Deep (1968)
25. Powder Burns (1971)
26. Speedy Gonzales - noin 7 veljeksen poika (1970)
27. Death Collector (1988)
28. Treasure of Matecumbe (1976)
29. Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)
30. Seminole (1953)
31. All'ombra di una colt a.k.a. In A Colt's Shadow (1965)
32. Linda and Abilene (1969)
33. The Wicked Die Slow (1968)
34. Ciakmull - L'uomo della vendetta a.k.a. The Unholy Four (1970)
35. The Scarlet Worm (2011)
36. 'Neath the Arizona Skies (1934)

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