THE COLLISION: Episode 52 – Westerns and THE LONE RANGER

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This week on The Collision, we take advantage of the rare opportunity to talk about westerns.  We discuss why westerns are so rare, extoll the virtues of the genre, criticize Hollywood for forcing the genre into a blockbuster mold, the possibility of a resurgence for the genre, and how that resurgence might come about.  We also trash The Lone Ranger (there are minor spoilers).  As always, we finish up with our recommendations.

Click here to listen to the new episode of The Collision, click here for the previous episode (“The Heat and Women in Cinema”), click here to add the podcast to your RSS, and click here to find us on iTunes. To keep up to date with The Collision, you can follow us on Twitter at @MattGoldberg, @AdamChitwood, and @DrClawMD (Dave Trumbore). Hit the jump to check out the trailers for this week’s recommendations.

Adam’s Recommendation: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Dave’s Recommendation: 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

Matt’s Recommendation: No Name on the Bullet


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