Oct 112012
 
They Came to Cordura

Rating: ★★★☆☆
They Came to Cordura (1959) presents the United States’ 1916 Punitive Expedition to Mexico to find Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa, but spends little time on the Mexican Revolution, focusing instead on the fragile bonds of discipline within an army. Read More…

Nov 072007
 
Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper (May 7, 1901-May 13, 1961) routinely played heores, either in Westerns or war movies. He developed an image as a stoic, dependable man of the people, which suited his relaxed yet powerful screen presence. Several of Cooper’s most famous movies include Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Sergeant York (1941) and High Noon (1952). A natural, rather than trained actor, Cooper always felt uncomfortable in costume dramas, and avoided them. Read More…