For once, a network seemed to listen to criticism leveled at a series. The attempt to create a series based on characters and events in Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry resulted in […]
Lonesome Dove: The Series – Not Enough of What Lonesome Dove Fans Are Looking For
This series, based on the characters in the original Lonesome Dove book and mini-series, tells the story of Newt Call as he’s looking back on his life through a book he’s written. […]
Movie Review: Return to Lonesome Dove – The Sequel Jinx
Written by John WiderDirected by Mike Robe I was never a big fan of the western genre, to begin with, but I did love the 1989 mini-series Lonesome Dove. When a sequel […]
DVD Review: Streets of Laredo – Are These the Same People from Lonesome Dove?
Written by Larry McMurtry and Diana OssanaDirected by Joseph Sargent The original mini-series Lonesome Dove was so successful that CBS almost immediately wanted a sequel. Depending on who you listen to, author […]
Movie Review: Lonesome Dove – Perhaps the Best Western Ever Made
Written by Larry McMurtry & William D WittliffDirected by Simon Wincer It was the book no one wanted. Peter Bogdonovich wanted to do a two-hour movie with Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda, and […]
Movie Review: Dead Man’s Walk – Real Heroes in the Real West
Written by Larry McMurtry and Diana OssanaDirected by Yves Simoneau I was a late bloomer when it came to appreciating the western genre in films. The first story I ever truly enjoyed […]
Book Review – Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry: It Won the Pulitzer for a Good Reason
Lonesome Dove can be really intimidating when you first pick it up to read. The paperback version logs in at 945 pages. To me, it is worth reading every single one of […]
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