This has been a fantastic event. I have really enjoyed reading posts about the wide variety of films that fall under this category. I think we showed Sam Elliott a thing or two, such as Westerns can be good from pretty much anywhere on (or off) this planet. We have one final entry: Movie Fan … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon – Final Wrap-up!
Got a mess of posts from out on the foreign range on Day Three of the Foreign Western Blogathon: Taking Up Room finds For a Few Dollars More a worthy follow-up to the original Man With No Name movie, A Fistful of Dollars. Though 18 Cinema Lane appreciated aspects of the Australia-set “slice of life” … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon – Day Three Recap
Welcome to Day Two of the Foreign Westerns Blogathon. We’ve got some ace-high posts today! Critica Retro introduces us to popular Brazilian actor Amácio Mazzaropi, whose many cinematic successes includes a spoof of Western vigilante films, Uma Pistola para Djeca (A Pistol for Djeca). Destroy All Fanboys! urges us to take the time to watch … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon – Day Two Recap
Howdy pardners! Or hola compadres, depending on the country the films are from! Welcome to the Day One round-up of posts for the Foreign Western Blogathon: Silver Screenings went into 7 Women excited about the prospect of seeing a Western-ish film set in China, centered around women, and directed by John Ford, but found it … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon – Day One Recap
This post is part of the Foreign Western Blogathon, hosted by ME. Read the rest of the rootin’ tootin’ posts HERE! When I first got the idea for this blogathon I had two or three films in mind for my own post. Then I started looking for images to use for my original announcement post … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon: Tiempo de Morir (1966)
We're only a few days away from the start of Foreign Western Blogathon! There's still plenty of time to join in. Request your choice in the comments section here or under the original announcement post. You may also send it to me via Twitter. My handle is @DebbieVee. Looking forward to a great event!
The pandemic and personal issues have kept me out of the blogathon loop for a long time. It’s been a whole year since my last blogathon. Well, I’m back at it now and very excited to announce this new one! Most of you are probably aware that there was a social media kerfuffle a few … Continue reading Announcing The Foreign Western Blogathon!
This post is part of the Winter in July Blogathon, hosted by ME. Please read the rest of the wintry posts in this event HERE! Robert Altman is a filmmaker who is not to every taste. Even to my taste, at least not always. I either love or deeply dislike his films. (For instance, I … Continue reading Winter in July Blogathon: McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
This post is part of The Great Western Blogathon, hosted by Thoughts All Sorts. Read the rest of the gosh darn posts HERE! I’ve mentioned many times on this blog how much I have loved Westerns since I was a little girl. But for some reason, I didn’t get around to seeing Anthony Mann’s Winchester … Continue reading The Great Western Blogathon: Winchester ’73 (1950)
This post is part of the 2017 O Canada! Blogathon, hosted by Kristina at Speakeasy and Ruth at Silver Screenings. Read the rest of the posts for this event HERE! My love of Westerns expands to spoofs of the genre. Love Blazing Saddles, Support Your Local Sheriff, The Paleface, Maverick, Cat Ballou. Yes, I’ll even … Continue reading O Canada! Blogathon: Gunless (2010)
This post is part of the Miriam Hopkins Blogathon, hosted by Silver Screenings and A Small Press Life/Font & Fock. Click HERE for a list of all participants. SPOILERS FOLLOW FOR VIRGINIA CITY. When this blogathon was announced, people jumped in right away and grabbed up Miriam Hopkins' best-known films. Even though the rules of … Continue reading Miriam Hopkins as the Anti-Scarlett: Virginia City (1940)