Blazing Saddles (1974)

Mel Brooks’ take on the Western is a hilarious film, perhaps one of his funniest ever made, that by today’s standards would be deemed totally offensive. A railroad is being built courtesy of Hedley LaMarr, a dastardly government figure who only cares about money and even has duped Governor Lepetomane for his own good bidding. When the railroad construction finds a glitch, LaMarr decides he … Continue reading Blazing Saddles (1974)

Brimstone (2017)

2017, Momentum Pictures/N279 Entertainment/Backup Media/Film I Vast/FilmWave/Illusion Film & Television/Prime Time/X-Filme Creative Pod Director: Martin Koolhoven Producers: Uwe Schott Els Vandevorst Writer: Martin Koolhoven Cinematography: Rogier Stoffers Editing: Job ter Burg Cast: Dakota Fanning (Liz) Kit Harrington (Samuel) Carice van Houten (Anna) Guy Pearce (The Reverend) Paul Anderson (Frank) Emilia Jones (Joanna) Adrian Sparks (Eli’s Father) Carla Juri (Elizabeth Brundy) Vera Vitali (Sally) Frederick Schmidt … Continue reading Brimstone (2017)

Prepare to Feel the “Brimstone” on March 10

Get ready for some retribution and to feel Brimstone on March 10 from Momentum Pictures. The film stars Guy Pearce, Dakota Fanning, Emilia Jones, Carice van Houten, and Kit Harrington. The western revolves around a frontier woman falsely accused of a crime she didn’t commit. The woman finds herself hunted down by a vengeful preacher in the inferno that is the old American West. Martin Koolhoven wrote and directed the film, … Continue reading Prepare to Feel the “Brimstone” on March 10

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

  Antonie Fuqua remakes the classic 1960 western based on one of Akira Kurosawa’s greatest epics and with an eclectic cast, this is one team that works wonders in the Old West. Bartholomew Bogue has taken over Rose Creek, a small town near a gold mine. Anyone who stands in Bogue’s way is in danger of being killed and that’s what happens to Matthew Cullen, … Continue reading The Magnificent Seven (2016)

TRAILER: The Magnificent Seven

It is finally here! The first trailer to the long-awaited remake of the classic western The Magnificent Seven has arrived and it looks good! Antoine Fuqua directed the film, based on the western that itself was based off the Akira Kurosawa classic Seven Samurai. In this film, Peter Sarsgaard plays the villain who takes over a small town, in which seven outlaws will come and put an end to … Continue reading TRAILER: The Magnificent Seven

“From Man to Man” Short Film Trilogy, a “Martial Western”

By now, many know I am an avid supporter of the independent martial arts film circuit. After all, there are countless talents out there who get the chance to do what some of our favorite action stars do on the big screens today. That’s provide entertaining mashups for the fans. Here, Emmanuel Manzanares of the LBP Stunts Chicago Team created a trilogy of a martial arts … Continue reading “From Man to Man” Short Film Trilogy, a “Martial Western”