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"There never was a man like Johnny Guitar"

Advantages: Unique, politically incisive western with some remarkable performances
Disadvantages: Story is a bit average (but that hardly matters)

...Introductory words If you don’t like Johnny Guitar you cannot like cinema was the opinion of director and critic Francois Truffaut, who thought director Nicholas Ray, a “poet of nightfall”. In general the cahier du cinema bunch, the French film cri ...

GenerallyInterested 06.08.2013 · Read full review
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Take it easy Catherine..!!!

Advantages: Excellent story-line, superb acting by Lee Marvin.
Disadvantages: Weaker characterization of Clay Boone.

...BACKGROUND INFORMATION American Director Elliot Silverstein directed the famous western movie Cat Ballou, and it was released in 1965. It was a huge financial success at the box-office. This movie also achieved several prestigious awards for its uni ...

Gladiator007 18.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Cat Ballou (DVD)

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Not one of his Best!

Advantages: lovely scenery, good co-stars
Disadvantages: John Wayne puts no thought into his character

...you probably guessed from the film this was hubby’s film choice, think he is going through his John Wayne season now just to annoy me! The film stars John Wayne who plays the role of Cole Thornton who is a hired gun hand. He returns to El Dorado aft ...

sewbizzie 13.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of El Dorado (DVD)

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The Duke joins a drunken Robert Mitchum in a classic western

Advantages: John Wayne,a great supporting cast,old-fashioned western action.
Disadvantages: Not long enough

Six years after the huge success of 1959's Rio Bravo,director Howard Hawks re-united once again with John Wayne and re-worked the plot for another fantastic western.The Duke plays Cole Thornton,a gunslinger who hires himself out to anybody who offers him ...

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The Road to El Dorado or Rio Bravo?

Advantages: Another good John Wayne Western
Disadvantages: Storyline too similar to Rio Bravo for my liking

I've always loved Westerns, but it's only in the past year or so that I've become a particular fan of all Westerns that feature John Wayne. So I was overjoyed to find that one of his many films was being shown on Saturday afternoon TV last week - and th ...

sally.jenkins 13.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of El Dorado (DVD)

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