Before he moved into films, the director conceived a bold, unromanticised vision of the American frontier.
By Rich Johnson
Condemned as ‘un-American’ upon release, Fred Zinnemann’s 1954 classic remains one of the most forward-thinking films of its era.
The poor box office performance of The Sisters Brothers and films like it suggests interest in this quintessential American film genre is on the wane.
A new Blu-ray box set offers occasion to celebrate this horseriding, bullfighting artisan of the western.
Antoine Fuqua drags the beloved 1960 all-star dad western kicking and screaming into the 21st century.
The actress plays a gunslinging mother who takes on a gang in this gritty revenge western.