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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Western’

Tommy Lee Jones Is A ‘Total Softy’ Says Hilary Swank

Some of us may remember Tommy Lee Jones as the no-nonsense U.S. Marshall from his Academy Award-winning performance in The Fugitive. Others may know Jones as the tough and stubborn Captain Woodrow F. Call from the beloved miniseries Lonesome Dove On screen, Tommy Lee Jones is more likely to portray characters that are steely-eyed and perhaps a bit intimidating. But …

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Dan Blocker Beach Is Opened To Public After 35 Years

For the first time after decades of not being used, Dan Blocker Beach in Malibu has been opened to the public. The beach, which was named after actor Dan Blocker, star of Bonanza, also has a Dan Blocker Beach scenic viewpoint that overlooks it and was unveiled on Friday, November 14. LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky reportedly rushed to finish …

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Tommy Lee Jones Makes Directorial Return With “The Homesman”

Tommy Lee Jones may just have made his own feminist take on the western. The western is an iconic genre that has been around since the early days of American cinema, and while it’s a genre that’s mostly peppered with hard-living cowboys and bounty hunters, it’s rare that we get to see the female perspective regarding the old west. The …

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Lone Ranger’s Colt .45 Pistol Acquired By Wyoming Firearms Museum

A Wyoming museum has acquired an old colt .45 pistol that belonged to John Hart. In 1952, Hart became the second actor to play the title role in the The Lone Ranger series . Hart replaced Clayton Moore for one season after Moore demanded a higher salary. The western-themed television show was considered the highest rated program on the ABC network in the …

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Quentin Tarantino’s New Western Gets A Title

Quentin Tarantino has reportedly completed the script for his upcoming western, titled “The Hateful 8″. The filmmaker has a thing for the western genre and spoke about the desire to make another when he was done with “Django Unchained”, saying, “I haven’t told anyone this publicly, but I will say the genre: It’s a western. I had so much fun …

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Quentin Tarantino & Next Project: on ‘Tonight Show’

By far, one of the most prominent screenwriters in Hollywood is Quentin Tarantino, who is in the process of making yet another movie. On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, he discussed his next film project on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. “It’s not a Django sequel, but it’s a western,” remarked Tarantino. Fans of Django Unchained have been forewarned. Though …

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Fistful Of Rupees Is The Zelda Western We Never Knew We Wanted

I love The Legend of Zelda franchise. Likewise, I love Westerns. I never thought that the two would meet, but my subconscious desire has now been fulfilled thanks to a fan film. The Game Station has taken it upon themselves to produce Fistful of Rupees. It’s the story from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, but set in a …

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