The true story and Neo-Western biopic of Leo Kuntz, Vietnam vet turned North Dakota horse rancher and his fight to save the equine legacy of Sitting Bull in the inexorable face and juggernaut assault of the 21st Century.
Four iconic cowboys whose music, art and way of life sustain vital connection to the folk culture that defines the American frontier. As modern life continues to encroach on the wide open ... See full summary »
She fought the Indians alongside Custer, witnessed the birth of Deadwood and was close friends with Buffalo Bill. She was the terror of the plains, the outrage of the saloons, the oddest of... See full summary »
James D. McLaird
In 1855 a wounded solider returns from the Crimean War and is given the chance of new life in Van Diemen's Land but in exchange he must track down a murderous gang of thieves across the desolate Cornish moors.
Luke J. Hagan
Steve Hope Wynne,
Elvis Presley and a black "JFK" stay in a nursing home where nothing happens - until a wayward Egyptian mummy comes and sucks out the old people's souls thru their a-holes. The two decide to fight back.
In Mexico at the time of the Revolution, Juan, the leader of a bandit family, meets John Mallory, an IRA explosives expert on the run from the British. Seeing John's skill with explosives, Juan decides to persuade him to join the bandits in a raid on the great bank of Mesa Verde. John in the meantime has made contact with the revolutionaries, and intends to use his dynamite in their service.
A Beautifully Done Exploration of Ghost Towns Then and Now
This documentary is one of those rare films that manages to pair rigorous historical research with art. The rise and fall of several ghost towns of the American West is carefully detailed and fantastic archival photos included to complement the stories. But beyond that, the contemporary black & white footage of what remains of these towns is stunning and certainly makes the case for there simply being something special about old-fashioned analog film. Perhaps especially when it's being used to capture places that were last fully alive over a hundred years ago. The combination of these elements throughout the film is masterful.
If you enjoy the history of the Old West, are a connoisseur of ghost towns, and/or appreciate evocative abandonment photography, you cannot go wrong with Ghosts of the West. I've watched it twice already and will certainly view it again soon. That's my highest recommendation!
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