Western Movies
Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson

Half a century later, it’s still the best mountain man movie ever made.   Long before there was a grid to live off of, there were mountain men,...

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Ulzana’s Raid

Ulzana’s Raid

Fifty years after its release, Robert Aldrich's Western stands out as a classic in an era when the genre is waning.       In 1972’s...

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Shooting Back

Shooting Back

Our readers remind us of the variables and vagaries of historic truths, “well-established” facts, headlines and historical photographs. The Oklahoma...

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Eye for Eye

Eye for Eye

L.J. Martin makes a movie.   Western author L. J. Martin, with more than 40 novels to his credit, is not one to wait for things to happen: he...

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Christopher Mitchum

Christopher Mitchum

The reluctant Western star shares memories of his acting career.   "Dad started acting just about the time I was born, in 1943,” Christopher...

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Bruce Boxleitner

Bruce Boxleitner

James Arness made all the difference in his storied film and television career. In 1976, Gunsmoke’s James Arness was about to take on the lead role...

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Tombstone Redux

Tombstone Redux

Let’s find someone to refilm Kevin Jarre’s original script and complete his dream. Thanks to Jeff Morey, the historical consultant on Tombstone I...

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