DVD Reviews

The Lone Ranger: Collector’s Edition

one-ranger-dvd-collectors-set-dream-worksThis summer’s Disney mega-production in no way resembles the show with Clayton Moore. Those being introduced to the Masked Man through the new film will likely find these adventures prehistoric. Yet anyone looking for a time capsule that honors the original TV series and the Ranger in his many incarnations, this compilation is a treasure trove.

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Cheyenne / The Boy From Oklahoma

Cheyenne-boy-from-oklahoma-dvd-reviewsFor the first half of the 20th century, Warner Brothers did not have a signature cowboy star. John Wayne toiled in its early talkies, but the 1930s through the war years were a dry period,

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Monogram Cowboy Collection, Vol. 2

Western-Monogram-cowyboy-collectionWhen Monogram Pictures was formed in 1931, new Poverty Row studios were opening their doors on an almost weekly basis. Everyone was scrambling for the quick dollar that could be had playing off quickies in smaller theaters.

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Heaven’s Gate

michael-cimino_heavens-gateMichael Cimino’s Heaven’s Gate is more than a movie; since its release in 1980, the title and legendary extravagances of the writer/director have become synonymous with Hollywood failure.

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Something Big

Something-new_dvd reviewImagine charming outlaw Dean Martin kidnapping gorgeous Honor Blackman in a battle of the sexes that includes low comedy, fights (gun, fist and knife), an odd Burt Bacharach song and about 100 Mexican bandits being riddled by a Gatling gun, then you’re ready for Andrew McLaglen’s Something Big.

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Product of the Month

The Illustrated Life and Times of Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp

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