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    The Complete Jacques Tati Boxset & 'La Dolce Vita' Anchors The Criterion Collection October Releases

    For the most part, The Criterion Collection tends to serve up four or five films each month, and perhaps something in their Eclipse line of down and dirty releases. But this October, they've got something coming that's so big, they've drawn back on anything else except for one seminal western and th...

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    John Wayne Revealed

    "John Wayne: The Life and Legend" is a thoughtful, well-written book. Even if you’re familiar with Wayne’s career, chances are you’ll learn things you didn’t know; I certainly did.

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    Watch: 1-Hour Interview 'My Name is John Ford: I Make Movies'

    The Guardian said in February that Wes Anderson, 45, is probably at the halfway point of his career, with 8 films under his belt. But stacked up against director John Ford’s 140 films (made between 1917 and 1966), Anderson is anything but prolific. But don’t take that as a slight against Anderson—be...

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    Watch: 50-Minute 1971 Doc 'The American West Of John Ford' Tracks The Career Of The Legendary Director

    There are few filmmakers who have done as much to define the cinematic western as John Ford. The director's collaborations with John Wayne in the genre speak for themselves—"The Searchers," "Stagecoach," "Fort Apache," etc.—and his influence as a filmmaker, storyteller and American cinema in general...

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    More John Ford? Never Enough!

    When TCM asked if I would provide on-camera thoughts for a DVD set of five John Ford films made for Columbia Pictures, I happily said yes.

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    JOHN FORD’S FAVORITE FILM

    I don’t know if "The Sun Shines Bright" (1953) is John Ford’s most neglected film—there are numerous candidates on the Old Master’s résumé—but it is the one he cited as his personal favorite.

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    REMEMBERING HARRY CAREY, JR.

    The last survivor of John Ford’s stock company has left us. Harry Carey, Jr. died peacefully, on the 27th, two days after Christmas at the age of 91. Everyone who was lucky enough to spend time with Carey—whose lifelong nickname was Dobe—basked in the glow of his wonderful stories.

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    Quentin Tarantino Planning 'Inglourious Basterds' Spin-Off 'Killer Crow,' Says He "Hates" John Ford

    Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" is now in theaters (and doing pretty damn well for an R-rated Western), but the outspoken director is still on the publicity circuit, and as ever, he's causing a stir wherever he goes. The film is causing furious debate thanks to its subject matter (Tarantino's...

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    Take A Look At USPS Stamps For Frank Capra, Billy Wilder, John Ford & John Huston

    Considering the art of letter-writing and the ritual of walking to the mailbox are becoming lost to the digital age (single tear), it's kinda cute that the United States Postal Service keeps making special new stamps, but honestly, we'd buy these and frame 'em.

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