Good ol Western. As simple as they get and as neat as they were made. A weary gunfighter's plans for a peaceful life dont seem to work out as the settlers are in conflict with the ranchers. There is a huge amount of tension built up with a brilliant pay off. [8/10]
SHANE (1953) - Alan Ladd - Jean Arthur - Van Heflin - Brandon De Wilde - Jack Palance - Ben Johnson - Edgar Buchanan – Emile Meyer – Elisha Cook Jr. – Douglas Spencer – John Dierkes – Ellen Corby - Based on the novel by Jack Schaefer – Screenplay by A. B. Guthrie Jr. - Produced & Directed by George Stevens - Paramount - Publicity Still.
Shane is a 1953 American Western film from Paramount. It was produced and directed by George Stevens from a screenplay by A.B. Guthrie Jr., based on the 1949 novel of the same name by Jack Schaefer. Its Oscar-winning cinematography was by Loyal Griggs. The film stars Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur (in her last film after a thirty-year career) and Van Heflin, and features Brandon deWilde, Elisha Cook Jr., Jack Palance and Ben Johnson. Shane was listed #45 in the 2007 edition of AFI's 100…
Primer (2004) cost only 7 grand to make, but is one of the best suspense/sci-fi movies I've ever seen. It's also a mind-bending experience like "Inception" and "Memento" and could require additional viewings or a rush to the Internet to figure out everything that's going on here. But it's a wonderful, trippy experience. (It's also available, either in parts or as a whole, on YouTube.)