Manly Movies

Western

Never Grow Old (2019)

Never Grow Old (2019)

Never Grow Old    15 Mar 2019

R 100 minReleased

5.7
IMDB: 5.7/10 703 votes

John Cusack and Emile Hirsch violently clash as outlaw and undertaker in the remarkably rock solid Western, “Never Grow Old” (2019). This movie is directed by Ivan Kavanagh. Although set in the United States, “Never Grow Old” is an Irish-Luxembourg-Belgian-French co-production and is distributed by Saban Films. “Never Grow Old” takes place in the small, non-descript town of Garlow, on the trail to California in 1849. Garlow is a fairly religious community, a place where the activism of Preacher Pike (Danny ...

Hostiles (2017)

Hostiles (2017)

Hostiles    26 Jan 2018

R 134 minReleased

7.2
IMDB: 7.2/10 477 votes

Rosamund Pike shows us that, when pushed to their limits, women can be tough, but men are still a hell of a lot tougher. Well, they’re men after all. And in those days there was no such thing as soy face. If you’ve had this on your to watch list for a while it might be time to check it out. Christian Bale plays Captain Joseph J. Blocker, an army legend who’s carved a reputation for himself as one of the ...

The Hateful Eight (2015)

The Hateful Eight (2015)

The Hateful Eight    30 Dec 2015

R 187 minReleased

7.8
IMDB: 7.8/10 528 votes

My biggest beef with this movie is the writing. Entire TV episodes, indeed, entire movies, could be squeezed into the overwrought waste of screen time in this movie where next to nothing happens. 35 minutes of chin wagging in a horse carriage descends to the 95 minute mark where the gassy dialogue continues inside the cabin. Then comes a ‘twist’ that confirms that the entire movie up until that point was redundant. It’s almost like the ...