In Which I Review “Dead Man”, a Jim Jarmusch Film

The boyfriend and I watched a great movie the other night. It’s an indie style western filmed in 1995 by director Jim Jarmusch and starring Benny and Joon-era Johnny Depp (my favorite Johnny decade). The film follows William Blake (Depp) as he travels from Cleveland to the rough West,Β  believing he he has a job … Continue reading

In Which I Question the Role of Women in Westerns

I’ve harped on this before, and I will do so again. I love Westerns. I really, really do. It’sΒ  new found love but love nonetheless. But I have a problem, and it’s the same problem I’ve had with many other genres of film. Why are all the women in westerns prostitutes or fearful farm women? … Continue reading