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New trailer released for Sofia Coppola's western thriller Beguiled

I'd say I'm a fan of Sofia Coppola . While I can't say I've seen all her films, the ones that I have (like VIRGIN SUICIDES, LOST IN TRANSLATION, and MARIE ANTOINETTE) each had singular visions and a unique voice. So I'm always at least curious when her newest films arrive, and her western thriller BEGUILED is no exception. Here's the official synopsis:...
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Cool Videos: Billy Crystal & Daniel Stern bring City Slickers to Westworld

While we all tiddle our thumbs waiting for Westworld to return in 2018 , the folks over at Funny or Die have paired the HBO series together with CITY SLICKERS, the early 90's western/comedy which starred Billy Crystal , Daniel Stern , Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance . Years after their 'City Slickers' narrative was retired, Westworld hosts Mitch Robbins ( Billy Crystal...
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Kevin Costner has plans for an epic 10-hour Western saga

I enjoy Kevin Costner and I absolutely love a good Western, so combining the two for the first time in well over a decade should be a recipe for something great. The last time Costner held a six-shooter in the old west was alongside Robert Duvall in 2003's underrated OPEN RANGE, which he also directed. While speaking on Playback, a Variety podcast, Costner said that he still...
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Trailer released for new AMC Western series The Son starring Pierce Brosnan

So it seems AMC is continuing its trend of shows about powerful, morally ambiguous white dudes. We had MAD MEN, BREAKING BAD, LOW WINTER SUN, HALT AND CATCH FIRE, and now they're going to try again with THE SON starring Pierce Brosnan . Here's the official synopsis: As a child, Eli McCullough ( Pierce Brosnan ) was kidnapped and raised among the Comanche Native American...
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Top 10 Westworld Questions We Want Answers To

Westworld has become a fan obsession for many with the Internet ablaze with theorizing and discussion over the last couple of months. With the first season finale airing this Sunday, there are a lot of questions fans have been clamoring to get answers for. Some of these may get resolved while others may be saved for future seasons, but here is our top ten burning questions that we want answers...
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Han Solo film to be like a Western, says producer Kathleen Kennedy

So STAR WARS films will be coming out, at least once a year, until the end of time. One of these films, which sounds like the kind of STAR WARS film you'd make after you've exhausted all the good ideas, is a young Han Solo film. Talking to Variety , super-producer Kathleen Kennedy had this to say about the upcoming Phil Lord / Christopher Miller joint: [The film...
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Review: In A Valley of Violence

PLOT: A gunslinger ( Ethan Hawke ) finds himself in a world of trouble after passing through a town ruled by a ruthless lawman ( John Travolta ) and his cowardly son. REVIEW: IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE is something different for director Ti West . Always reluctant to be pigeonholed in a genre, West followed-up his horror yarns, THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL and THE INNKEEPERS, with...
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Attraction Reactions: The Magnificent Seven (video)

Saddle up and join host Taylor Johnson as he heads out on the trail to his local theater to see what the townsfolk thought of director Antoine Fuqua 's remake of the classic western THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN starring Denzel Washington , Chris Pratt , Haley Bennett , Ethan Hawke , Vincent D'Onofrio , and Peter Sarsgaard . Is it the best modern-day western or should we have a...
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Weekend Box Office Report: September 23-25, 2016

The Magnificent Seven ride high! Audiences wanted to see Denzel Washington saddle up and gun down some villains this weekend, putting THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN at number one with an estimated opening of $35 million ! The Western remake marks the biggest debut for director Antoine Fuqua , narrowly besting the $34.1 million opening of THE EQUALIZER, the...
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Review: The Magnificent Seven

This review originally ran as part of our TIFF 2016 coverage PLOT: A gunslinger ( Denzel Washington ) is recruited by a young widow ( Haley Bennett ) to save her town from a sadistic tycoon ( Peter Sarsgaard ). In order to take on his hired guns, they recruit an additional six men, including a hard-living poker player ( Chris Pratt ), a Civil War vet ( Ethan Hawke ) and more....
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Dark Tower book Wizard and Glass to be turned into TV show alongside film

I'm excited for THE DARK TOWER movie like nobody's business. Everything I've seen so far looks so cool, from Idris Elba's Roland looking like a badass Steampunk Blade, Matthew McConaughey (or as I like to call him Matthew ctrl+c/ctrl+v) rocking it as Randall Flagg, and the whole fusion fantasy/Western vibe. While I have yet to read the books, everything I've...
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JoBlo Movie Trivia Quiz: Westerns

Welcome to JoBlo's Rootin' Tootin' Movie Trivia Quizzes! Back when I was a young lad and completely ignorant of the glory of Western movies, my dad introduced me to a little film by the name of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, and what an introduction it was. From then on it was a enjoyable ride through movies which starred the likes of Clint Eastwood , John Wayne , Gary Cooper and...
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