Western

Rango. Dir. Gore Verbinski. Paramount Pictures. 2011.

Rango. Dir. Gore Verbinski. Paramount Pictures. 2011. 1920 1080 Danielle Marsh

As Rango’s terrarium hits the concrete and shatters, the bleak reality of human nature and the wake of destruction we leave becomes apparent. To humans, animal suffering is a mere…

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Rango. Dir. Gore Verbinski. Paramount Pictures. 2011.

Rango. Dir. Gore Verbinski. Paramount Pictures. 2011. 150 150 Aylin Ezder

Rango film poster “Rango’s” animated Western storyline is narrated by an owl mariachi band with thick Spanish accents who tell the story of a nameless pet chameleon. The anthropomorphic chameleon…

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True Grit. Dir. Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. Paramount Pictures. 2010.

True Grit. Dir. Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. Paramount Pictures. 2010. 150 150 Hannah Ashe

https://youtu.be/p1V1teWUXZs This video shows the scene from the 2010 revisionist-western True Grit that is the discussed in this article. Although the tone of True Grit (2010) is primarily light-hearted and…

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The Misfits. Dir. Arthur Miller. United Artists. 1961.

The Misfits. Dir. Arthur Miller. United Artists. 1961. 150 150 Christian Tuckell

The Misfits (dir. Arthur Miller, 1961)The final two scenes in The Misfits (dir. Arthur Miller, 1961) epitomise the varied conflicts that underpin the changing zeitgeist narrative of the film.[1] The relationship…

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Brokeback Mountain. Dir. Ang Lee. Focus Features. 2005.

Brokeback Mountain. Dir. Ang Lee. Focus Features. 2005. 150 150 Anna Fraser

Brokeback Mountain Based on a short story by Annie Proulx published in the New Yorker in 1997, Brokeback Mountain (dir. 2005 Ang lee) opens in 1963 with the meeting of…

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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. Dir. Kelly Asbury and Lorna Cook. DreamWorks. 2002.

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. Dir. Kelly Asbury and Lorna Cook. DreamWorks. 2002. 150 150 Emma Brown

The eponymous character Spirit in Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)[1] is a stallion who lives freely in an area that would come to be known as the ‘Old West’. Unusually for…

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Hidalgo. Dir. Joe Johnston. Disney/Touchstone Pictures. 2004.

Hidalgo. Dir. Joe Johnston. Disney/Touchstone Pictures. 2004. 150 150 Alice Leary

Hidalgo (2004), directed by Joe Johnston is a Disney production bringing to life the adventures of America’s most controversial endurance rider; Frank T. Hopkins. His story was discovered and then…

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The Horse Whisperer. Dir. Robert Redford. Touchstone Pictures. 1998.

The Horse Whisperer. Dir. Robert Redford. Touchstone Pictures. 1998. 150 150 Jade Hearsum

Representation of Animals in the Horse Whisperer Robert Redford directs and stars in the novel adaptation, The Horse Whisperer (1998). Set between the conflicting environments of urban New York and the rural countryside…

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