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    Sundance Buy: A24 and DirecTV Snag Frontier Western 'Slow West' Starring Michael Fassbender

    A24 and DirecTV have inked the first deal of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

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    How Hawks' 1948 Classic 'Red River' Drew a New Map for the Western (NEW CRITERION DVD REVIEW)

    "Funny how different you feel," cattleman Nadine Groot (Walter Brennan) relates near the end of "Red River," "when you know you're going somewheres." He's right, but his is a sojourner's satisfaction, marking the conclusion of a long expedition. For viewers of Howard Hawks' mythic 1948 Western, the ...

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    Happy 118th Birthday, Howard Hawks: TOH! Picks His 16 Must-See Films (VIDEO)

    In 2012, when Sight & Sound Magazine released the results of its most recent decennial poll, fans of Howard Hawks searched the top fifty "Greatest Films of All Time" in vain. Is the reputation of classical Hollywood cinema's most versatile master in decline? We offer you 16 reasons why you should re...

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    Morelia: Tarantino Talks de Cordova, 'Frenchman's Creek,' Spaghetti Western 'Blue'

    The last screening of the day for me is "Blue," the first in the three-film 60s-and-70s cult favorites brought to Morelia by Quentin Tarantino -- his personal print, which he told me earlier was IB technicolor, with, he says tonight, pretty gorgeous dye-transfer colors.

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    Obit: Paramount Stalwart A.C. Lyles Bows Out at Age 95

    A.C. Lyles – producer, publicist and one of the last links to Hollywood’s early years – has died at the age of 95. He was 10 years old in 1928 when he handed out fliers at a Paramount owned theater in Jacksonville, Florida and 20 when he had saved enough money working as an usher to take the train ...

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    Celebrating Ford and Wayne's Classic Western 'The Searchers'

    This week marks the 57th birthday of John Ford's seminal western "The Searchers" (1956). In recognition, director Martin Scorsese reviews the classic film in THR:

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    Now and Then: 'Justified' and the Anti-Antihero

    Tony Soprano. Dexter Morgan. Walter White. Television's latest "Golden Age," on cable and in the ancillary afterlife, is full of men who break bad. Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant), the U.S. Marshall at the heart of "Justified," may not be squeaky clean, but he's a saint by comparison — and the key ...

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    Now and Then: 'Heaven's Gate,' Catastrophe or Classic?

    Once reviled, Michael Cimino's controversial "Heaven's Gate" (1980) may remain — despite the Criterion Collection's effort to resuscitate it — a cautionary tale of directorial hubris, Hollywood excess, and wayward ambition. The real moral of the film, however, is far simpler: "Heaven's Gate" is an o...

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