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  1. movie review
    For All Its Bleakness, You Can’t Stop Watching Nia DaCosta’s Little WoodsThis is not exactly a movie about how the opioid epidemic has ruined communities, but you do see how the opioid epidemic has ruined communities.
  2. movies
    A Look at the Coen Brothers’ Long-standing Obsession With the WesternThe Ballad of Buster Scruggs is Joel and Ethan Coen’s second Western in the last eight years — but only if you’re being strict with your definitions.
  3. movie review
    In The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coens Take Old Westerns to a New FrontierThis might be their bleakest work of all, and one of their richest.
  4. Hostiles Is a Well-Intentioned Downer of a WesternChristian Bale and Rosamund Pike star in this slog, which still doesn’t do right by its native characters.
  5. Edgar Wright’s Forgotten Film Debut ‘A Fistful of Fingers’Edgar Wright’s newest film Baby Driver is out this week, and if early reviews are any indication, it can easily stand alongside his previously […]
  6. the golden age of television
    Coen Brothers Entering a New (for Them) Frontier: Directing a TV SeriesThe Ballad of Buster Scruggs will be a limited-series Western.
  7. new frontiers
    Kevin Costner Wants to Make a 10-Hour WesternHe’s cool with it being a TV series, too.
  8. obits
    Wyatt Earp Actor Hugh O’Brian Dead at 91O’Brian played the gunfighter in ABC’s The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp.
  9. westward no!
    Hell or High Water and the West’s Broken PromiseNew takes on “the West” depict a frontier in foreclosure.
  10. trailer mix
    See Natalie Portman in Jane Got a Gun TrailerThis movie almost never happened.
  11. the industry
    Casey Affleck and Joaquin Phoenix Making WesternFar Bright Star tells the story of a failed mission to capture Sancho Panza.
  12. works in progress
    Quentin Tarantino Hasn’t Given Up on The Hateful Eight After AllHe did a staged reading of the leaked script in L.A.
  13. betrayals
    Quentin Tarantino Won’t Make Hateful Eight After Script LeakHe’s narrowed down the suspects.
  14. wicky wild wild west
    FX Developing Western Miniseries DesperadoesCharacters may or may not ride fences, come to their senses.
  15. rabbit hole
    A Primer to All Django Unchained’s ReferencesQT likes to quote pop culture in his films. A lot.
  16. Seth MacFarlane to Direct and Star in His First WesternHot on the heels of his first movie, Ted, becoming a box office smash, Seth MacFarlane is going to be starring in his first live action movie, […]
  17. reboots
    David Mamet Reviving Have Gun — Will TravelWesterns, you guys.