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Review: Red River (1948)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 4, 2016

Any conversation on quintessential American Westerns certainly has to at least consider Red River. It has genre mainstay John Wayne in one of his most stirring performances, a moody precursor to The Searchers. It boasts the debut of the often criminally under-appreciated method actor Monty Clift. Mo read more

Review: Red River (1948)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 4, 2016

Any conversation on quintessential American Westerns certainly has to at least consider Red River. It has genre mainstay John Wayne in one of his most stirring performances, a moody precursor to The Searchers. It boasts the debut of the often criminally under-appreciated method actor Monty Clift. Mo read more

Red River

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Nov 17, 2015

Today, I'm looking at director Howard Hawks' classic Western Red River (1948) starring John Wayne (left) and Montgomery Clift. This article is part of the Criterion Blogathon  hosted by Criterion Blues, Speakeasy, and Silver Screenings. Here's a gentle reminder that this review contains s read more

Red River (1948)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Mar 28, 2015

Red River Directed by Howard Hawks and Arthur Rossen Written by Borden Chase and Charles Schnee from a story by Chase 1948/USA Charles K. Feldman Group/Monterey Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #217 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die I find this to be two-thirds iconic cattle dri read more

RED RIVER From Criterion

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Jun 10, 2014

One of the greatest Westerns of all time--some would even say the greatest--has just been released on Blu-ray/DVD by Criterion. It is Howard Hawks' majestic RED RIVER (1948). Those who have seen RED RIVER for the first time might wonder what all the fuss is about. They might consider the movie a s read more

RED RIVER From Criterion

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Jun 10, 2014

One of the greatest Westerns of all time--some would even say the greatest--has just been released on Blu-ray/DVD by Criterion. It is Howard Hawks' majestic RED RIVER (1948). Those who have seen RED RIVER for the first time might wonder what all the fuss is about. They might consider the movie a s read more

Red River (1948)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 9, 2014

In one of Howard Hawk’s best westerns, John Wayne plays a rough and callous cattle rancher who adopts an orphaned boy as his son. Wayne attains his dream of a ranch and yet if he wants to survive he must drive his herd somewhere to make a profit. Despite the hardships, the fanatical Wayne read more

Red River (1948)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 9, 2014

In one of Howard Hawk’s best westerns, John Wayne plays a rough and callous cattle rancher who adopts an orphaned boy as his son. Wayne attains his dream of a ranch and yet if he wants to survive he must drive his herd somewhere to make a profit. Despite the hardships, the fanatical Wayne read more

Red River (1948) with John Wayne

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Apr 10, 2014

Share This! “When we get back to the ranch, I want you to change the brand. . . .  And we’ll add an ‘M’ to it.  You don’t mind that, do you?” —— Thomas Dunson to Matthew Garth Borden Chase, screenwriter best known for Westerns—Bend of the River, The Far Country, Winchester ’73, Man read more

Red River (1948)

Hollywood Revue Posted by Angela on Aug 2, 2012

Thomas Dunson (John Wayne) and his friend Groot (Walter Brennan) join a wagon train headed to California, but along the way, they decide to leave in Texas to start up a cattle ranch.  It means Tom has to leave behind Fen, the woman he loves, but Tom has always dreamed of having his own cattle ranch read more