The Return to the Elegant Simplicity of Westerns on Film

It has been some time since the genre “Western” had prominence in pop cinema. Back in the days where John Ford found himself on the right side of the camera, Westerns were pretty abundant. They weren’t the dominating genre of the era, but I will say they have fallen from prominence. Something about the “shoot-em-up” gunslinger…

The Cost (Inflation-Adjusted) of Hope in 50’s Cinema.

The 1950’s – an era synonymous with new hope. In postwar America, citizens were no longer gripped with the wartime mentality and were freed up to engage in other ventures. They were encouraged to explore the multitudes of opportunity that a victorious nation offered. And today, we can look back through those pastel-enhancing glasses and…