Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Shane, The Classic Western, Goes Woke

I was looking forward to the Guthrie Theater’s last performance of the season, a theatrical adaption of the novel Shane. I read and studied Jack Schaefer’s...

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Dan Blocker chose to play Hoss because of his size and ''relatable'' appearance

"My face? I look like porky pig. And who can hate him?" he said.

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy Earned His Spurs in Westerns

The late “Star Trek” Leonard Nimoy star earned his spurs in TV and movie westerns.

Entertainment | Television

15 Wild Facts About 'Yellowstone'

Though 'Yellowstone' wasn't an immediate hit, the modern-day Western has since become one of the most popular shows on TV—and is turning into a bona fide franch

Politics | Opinion

Westerns Are Us: What remnants of the Western endure will be the survival of American culture

In 1939, William S. Hart, a Shakespearean actor from New York who had been a key player in the making of Hollywood 20 years earlier, and for a time was…

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Magnificent 20: The best western films of all time

From John Ford classics to Sergio Leone gems, these are the best films the genre has to offer

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Best Westerns On Netflix Right Now

From stagecoach heists to Tarantino revenge fantasies, these Westerns on Netflix get everything right about the genre.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

The 50 Best Western Movies Ever Made

The history of movie Westerns more or less begins with the end of the Old West itself. We run down the 50 best examples of the genre, from The Searchers to True Grit and beyond.

Politics | Op-Ed

Victor Davis Hanson: What Donald Trump, classic Westerns' heroes and these American generals have in common

Hollywood epics and even some Sophoclean tragedies have a sequel. And perhaps Donald Trump will too

Business & Finance | Money & Finance

9 Tombstone Behind-The-Scenes Facts You Might Not Know

If you consider yourself a big fan of Westerns and you love Tombstone, here are some behind-the-scenes facts you should know.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The 10 best Westerns on Netflix Right Now

Feeling hungry for some gunslinging showdowns in dusty, one-horse towns? We've put together a list of the best Westerns you can stream right now on Netflix.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Ennio Morricone settles old scores with ‘simplistic’ directors

Eminent Hollywood composer, 90, hits out at film-makers’ poor understanding of music

Entertainment | Entertainment

12 Great Facts About The Good, The Bad and The Ugly | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

History | LA History

How a Cowboy Standoff Gave Hollywood’s Gower Gulch Its Name

Real cowboys waiting to be hired as Hollywood extras once hung out at the site of the Western-themed strip mall.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

One of the greatest Westerns ever also birthed the John Woo shoot-’em-up

With A History Of Violence, Tom Breihan picks the most important action movie of every year, starting with the genre’s birth and moving right up to whatever Vin Diesel’s doing this very minute.The Wild Bunch (1969)In the decades before Bullitt, before

Entertainment | Entertainment

HBO's sci-fi western 'Westworld' is coming next year with an insanely good cast

Looks like HBO was really happy with J. J. Abrams and Jonathan Nolan's Westworld pilot, an adaptation of Michael Crichton's 1973 novel of the same name. News of the pilot first came out over a year ago; today, accompanied by some bizarre tweets.