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The Searchers is a 1956 American Technicolor VistaVision Wester...

wikipedia - 12 Nov 2016
The Searchers is a 1956 American Technicolor VistaVision Western film directed by John Ford, based on the 1954 novel by Alan Le May, set during the Texas–Indian Wars, and starring John Wayne as a middle-aged Civil War veteran who spends years looking for his abducted niece (Natalie Wood), accompanied by his adoptive nephew (Jeffrey Hunter). Critic Roger Ebert found Wayne's character, Ethan Edwards, "one of the most compelling characters Ford and Wayne ever created".
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4 Film Series to Catch in NYC This Weekend

New York Times - 14 Jun 2018
Our guide to film series and special screenings happening this weekend and in the week ahead. All our movie reviews are at BEYOND THE CANON: 'MALIGLUTIT' AND 'THE SEARCHERS' at BAM Rose Cinemas (June 16, ...
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Kevin Costner brings Western cred to ranch drama 'Yellowstone'

USA TODAY - 19 Jun 2018
The 10-episode drama, filmed in Montana and Utah, is the 63-year-old actor's first regular TV role, after an illustrious film career that includes Westerns "Dances With Wolves," "Wyatt Earp," "Open Range" and "Silverado," along with such memorable ...
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The Not-So-Buried Radical Chic of 'First Reformed'

Variety - 28 May 2018
What's different, and provocative, about “First Reformed” is that Schrader introduces these sentiments by handing them to a character whom the film presents, quite overtly, as depressed and disturbed and (as a consequence) warped in his vision. ...
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What's Streaming: Neo-Westerns to Check Out After 'Solo'

The Ringer (blog) - 29 May 2018
As a film student at USC, Carpenter had displayed his love for Westerns by writing the charming 23-minute short The Resurrection of Broncho Billy, about a modern city mouse who dreams of life on the old frontier. A few years ...
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'The Searchers': THR's 1956 Review

Hollywood Reporter - 13 Mar 2018
On March 13, 1956, reviews for director John Ford's 110-minute Western epic, The Searchers, began arriving from industry press. The Hollywood Reporter's original take on Warner Bros.' John Wayne starrer, headlined "Searchers Great Picture," is below.
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Or, stay in tonight

Chico News & Review - 31 May 2018
As usual, a good many foreign language films of special note have arrived locally solely via these electronic and digital routes (I count at least eight so far); as have three distinctively artful documentaries and three (or maybe four) offbeat ...
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What Hallie Knew

The Smart Set - 14 Jun 2018
Several great or powerful American films have yielded signature lines of dialogue to remember them by: “Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn;” “We'll always have Paris;” “I coulda been a contender;” “Go ahead, make my day.” Of all John Ford Westerns ...
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Bill Gold, designer of famous movie posters, dies at 97

Newsday - 29 May 2018
From “Casablanca,” Gold, and the designers who later worked for him, went on to create posters for such films as “A Streetcar Named Desire” (1951), “The Searchers” (1956), “Cool Hand Luke” (1967), “Funny Girl” (1968), “Bullitt” (1968), “A Clockwork ...
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Review: The Searchers at the King's Hall, Ilkley

Wharfedale Observer - 29 May 2018
The second half commenced with Sugar And Spice, their number two hit from 1963 which always reminds me of that fabulous film starring Robin Williams, “Good Morning Vietnam” as this is the song that is blasting out as the US Marine Gunboat travels up ...
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London Review of Books - 13 Jun 2018
In 2012, five years before the wave of accusations against predatory men in the movie business, the film critics of the world – as chosen by the magazine Sight & Sound – voted to give the accolade of 'best picture ever made' to a piercing dream of male ...
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Salt Lake Magazine - 19 Mar 2018
The Searchers (1956) Inspired by the real-life abduction of Texan Cynthia Ann Parker by Comanche warriors, The Searchers is a tail of revenge and racism. John Wayne stars as Ethan Edwards hunting for his abducted niece (Natalie Wood). Shot in ...
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Flawed Greatness

The Smart Set - 13 Nov 2017
The Searchers was filmed before video technology enabled a director to immediately check at least a video representation of what he or she had just shot. John Ford would not have seen these scenes on film until a couple of days later at the earliest ...
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Hostiles review: A fiercely satisfying western of the old school

Irish Times - 29 Dec 2017
If you're already thinking of The Searchers, then be assured that the film-makers are surely thinking the same. Like John Wayne's Ethan Edwards in that film, Blocker has developed an untouchable distaste for all things Comanche. He risks court martial ...
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Review: 'Hostiles' Grapples With the Contradictions of the Western

New York Times - 21 Dec 2017
It ends with a shot that complicates that idea by revisiting and in effect reversing a famous image from an earlier western: The last moment of “The Searchers,” when John Wayne lingers outside the door, symbolically barred from entering the civilized ...
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The Politics of John Ford's Cinema

National Review - 31 Jan 2018
Ten years later came Ford's most unsettling film, The Searchers, an exacting Western adventure whose ambiguity was far ahead of its time: “Be careful deciding what it means,” wrote critic David Thomson of its famous final shot, when Wayne's Ethan ...

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