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This would-be epic Western just doesn't have the narrative heft and distinctive characters to be more than a serviceable tale of squabbling fathers and sons.
John Ford's final Western, an elegy for the American Indian and an apology for his role in their depiction as savages, is discordant and dull.
Epic more in aesthetics than scope, "How the West Was Won" used Cinerama to try and lure audiences back into the theaters at the close of the Golden Age.
A bold examination of mid-century race relations amidst a potboiler, "No Way Out" is one of those good movies that gets better the more you think about it.
A well-intentioned military drama that wears its emotions too openly, "Time Limit" was Karl Malden's only effort in the director's chair.
Remembered for all the wrong reasons, "Kiss of Death" features one of the all-time great film debuts by Richard Widmark.
This 1965 Cold War drama contains a powerful performance by Richard Widmark, but otherwise there's not much to stay long in memory.
A forgotten minor masterpiece, "Warlock" doesn't fit into any neat conceptions of the Western genre.