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Tag Archives: Western
Hiking in Montenegro, there is always something to discover, even deep in the mountains. But more often than not, the places have long been deserted. Did you notice how perfectly I synchronized the music to the action? On my first … Continue reading
Yes, Austria. Not Australia. That cute country with castles and Kaiserschmarrn, waltz and Waltz, Mozart and marzipan? But Austria has winters, too. Tough winters, like in Wyoming. And mountains like in Montana. Valleys like in Yosemite. And reclusive communities deep … Continue reading
Sam Shepard’s death is a sad but fitting occasion to watch some of his films (again): Homo Faber, Black Hawk Down, Don’t Come Knocking and many more. And not to forget Blackthorn, a Western movie set in Bolivia. Sam Shepard played Butch Cassidy, … Continue reading
Where The Hateful Eight failed, Hell or High Water succeeds: in reviving the Western genre. It’s not done with gory violence or with a cast of clichés, but with strong characters, well-acted and, above all that what makes a good … Continue reading
Thanks to Quentin Tarantino for reviving the Western, my most favorite movie genre. While you’re waiting for The Hateful Eight – and what a fitting Christmas film this is -, enjoy Django Unchained.