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  • Angel in Exile

    Allan Dwan and Philip Ford codirected this 1948 western, also known as Dark Violence (as it was titled in a much shorter reissue version), about an ex-con (John Carroll) who, en route to recovering some hidden loot from a mine shaft, hoodwinks some Mexican villagers into regarding him as a religious figure. more...
  • Apaches

    Gottfried Kolditz directed this 1973 western made in East Germany, where the Native Americans are the heroes fighting against evil capitalists. more...
  • Apollo 11
  • Apollo 11 (NR)

    Edited like a thriller—complete with music that practically bites your nails for you—this documentary about the Apollo 11 spaceflight is more potent as a record of American naiveté than as an enlightening spectacle. more...
  • The Ballad of Lefty Brown
  • The Ballad of Lefty Brown (R)

    Written and directed by Jared Moshe, this classical western borrows from John Ford both emotionally (with early scenes of Peter Fonda and Kathy Baker as a joshing old married couple) and thematically (Fonda’s character, a rancher elected to the U.S. Senate as Montana enters the union in 1889, straddles the old west and the new). more...
  • Bend of the River

    A sensational Anthony Mann western (1952), also known as Where the River Bends, starring James Stewart and Arthur Kennedy as rough-and-tumble men in Oregon in the 1840s. more...
  • The Big Trail (NR)

    A large-scale 1930 Fox western originally shot in a 70-millimeter wide-screen format known as the "Grandeur" process. more...
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  • Blackthorn (R)

    Sam Shepard stars as an aging Butch Cassidy, who has survived the gun battle with the Bolivian military that supposedly killed him and the Sundance Kid in 1908. more...
  • Blazing Saddles (R)

    With this 1974 western spoof, Mel Brooks abandoned the sweetly sentimental tone of his first two movies, The Producers and The Twelve Chairs, for the manic vulgarity that would become his cinematic calling card. more...