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2.5 yaps

Kit Carson (1940)

This 1940 Western about the famed frontiersman is amiable, formulaic and dumb as a desert-baked brick. Continue reading

3.5 yaps

The Westerner (1940)

Despite some handsome production values and an Oscar-winning performance by Walter Brennan, the tone of “The Westerner” tumbles all over the prairie. Continue reading

2 yaps

Battle of the Bulge (1965)

You know your dumbed-down cut-up of a WWII movie has a problem with historical accuracy when Dwight D. Eisenhower holds a press conference to denounce it. Continue reading

4 yaps

The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

A morality play on the dusty prairie, “The Ox-Bow Incident” is a lean and often enthralling Western drama. Continue reading

4 yaps

Wing and a Prayer (1944)

A rather standard WWII propaganda film that stands out due to some impressive battle scenes. Continue reading