Tag Archives: Western Genre

Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Jackie Brown

More than any other director, Quentin Tarantino uses his films as love-letters to the genres he worships. Reservoir Dogs is a gangster film; Kill Bill is a pastiche of spaghetti westerns and Chinese and Japanese martial arts movies; and Jackie … Continue reading

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5 Genre-Bending Modern Westerns

During last week’s podcast on True Grit(s), we talked about our favorite Classic Westerns. (Mostly they were John Ford movies or anything shot in Monument Valley.) However, as we noted the Classic Western has basically disappeared. The scholar Richard Slotkin … Continue reading

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True Grit(s): WRM Podcast With Drew Hamilton!

Hey everybody! After some slight delays, we bring you the latest We Recycle Movies podcast with Anne and Drew! Tonight we discuss two versions of True Grit: the 1969 John Wayne Western and the 2010 Coen Brothers remake. Along the … Continue reading

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