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  1. movie review
    The Great Walter Hill Returns to the West, for Better and for WorseThe movie’s not perfect, but it’s well worth watching to see what a master filmmaker can do with limited resources.
  2. vulture lists
    The 50 Greatest Western Movies Ever MadeHow does The Power of the Dog fit into the canon?
  3. chat room
    Zazie Beetz on Stagecoach Mary, Coping with Burnout, and Going Back to AtlantaThe Emmy-nominated actress on what she learned from Regina King and the Atlanta cast’s “24/7” group text.
  4. prequels
    Yeehaw, Yellowstone Is Getting a PrequelY: 1883 will be a Dutton family origin story, and it will stream on Paramount+.
  5. movie review
    Netflix’s The Harder They Fall Is a Mess, But It’s a Fun MessThis star-studded, stylized Western may not hang together, but it has an infectious energy all its own.
  6. movie review
    If You Like Westerns, You’ll Want to See Old HenryTim Blake Nelson reminds us that he’s one of the best we’ve got.
  7. movie review
    Let Nicolas Cage Guide You Through the Madness of Prisoners of the GhostlandIn Japanese director Sion Sono’s eye-popping postapocalyptic Western-samurai-sci-fi epic, the actor gets to play hero, villain, and clown.
  8. movie review
    Clint Eastwood’s Lovely, Awkward Cry Macho Is As Fragile As Its 91-Year-Old StarThe picture doesn’t always work, but it works when it has to.
  9. home on the cage
    Yeehaw, Nicolas Cage Is Making His First WesternBecause Prisoners of the Ghostland is more of a hybrid, really.
  10. movie review
    The Power of the Dog and Jane Campion’s Triumphant ReturnHer new Western starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst may be one of her greatest films.
  11. trailer mix
    Clint Eastwood Used to Be a Lot of Things in the Cry Macho TrailerPremiering September 17.
  12. movie review
    The Gorgeous, Moving News of the World Features Tom Hanks at His BestA Western from the director of Captain Phillips and The Bourne Ultimatum, if you can believe that.
  13. movie review
    Kevin Costner and Diane Lane Give the Elegiac Let Him Go Its PowerAnd then a fire-breathing Lesley Manville steals it from them.
  14. movie review
    For All Its Bleakness, You Can’t Stop Watching Nia DaCosta’s Little WoodsThis is not exactly a movie about how the opioid epidemic has ruined communities, but you do see how the opioid epidemic has ruined communities.
  15. movies
    A Look at the Coen Brothers’ Long-standing Obsession With the WesternThe Ballad of Buster Scruggs is Joel and Ethan Coen’s second Western in the last eight years — but only if you’re being strict with your definitions.
  16. movie review
    In The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coens Take Old Westerns to a New FrontierThis might be their bleakest work of all, and one of their richest.
  17. Hostiles Is a Well-Intentioned Downer of a WesternChristian Bale and Rosamund Pike star in this slog, which still doesn’t do right by its native characters.
  18. Edgar Wright’s Forgotten Film Debut ‘A Fistful of Fingers’Edgar Wright’s newest film Baby Driver is out this week, and if early reviews are any indication, it can easily stand alongside his previously […]
  19. the golden age of television
    Coen Brothers Entering a New (for Them) Frontier: Directing a TV SeriesThe Ballad of Buster Scruggs will be a limited-series Western.
  20. new frontiers
    Kevin Costner Wants to Make a 10-Hour WesternHe’s cool with it being a TV series, too.
  21. obits
    Wyatt Earp Actor Hugh O’Brian Dead at 91O’Brian played the gunfighter in ABC’s The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp.
  22. westward no!
    Hell or High Water and the West’s Broken PromiseNew takes on “the West” depict a frontier in foreclosure.
  23. trailer mix
    See Natalie Portman in Jane Got a Gun TrailerThis movie almost never happened.
  24. the industry
    Casey Affleck and Joaquin Phoenix Making WesternFar Bright Star tells the story of a failed mission to capture Sancho Panza.
  25. works in progress
    Quentin Tarantino Hasn’t Given Up on The Hateful Eight After AllHe did a staged reading of the leaked script in L.A.
  26. betrayals
    Quentin Tarantino Won’t Make Hateful Eight After Script LeakHe’s narrowed down the suspects.
  27. wicky wild wild west
    FX Developing Western Miniseries DesperadoesCharacters may or may not ride fences, come to their senses.
  28. rabbit hole
    A Primer to All Django Unchained’s ReferencesQT likes to quote pop culture in his films. A lot.
  29. Seth MacFarlane to Direct and Star in His First WesternHot on the heels of his first movie, Ted, becoming a box office smash, Seth MacFarlane is going to be starring in his first live action movie, […]
  30. reboots
    David Mamet Reviving Have Gun — Will TravelWesterns, you guys.