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Saddle Up for Blu-ray Blasts From the Past

Sagebrush fans with a sense of humour can look forward to a rootin’-tootin’ Blu-ray bonanza. Universal is about to dust off four westerns that, while not as distinguished as John Wayne and Clint Eastwood’s other credits, still will be well worth rediscovering in HD. The best of the mild bunch is The War Wagon, in which […]

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Due on Blu: The Duke and Sergio Saddle Up

Due on Blu: The Duke and Sergio Saddle Up

A posse of Paramount Pictures westerns is being dusted off in HD in time for Father’s Day. Two star John Wayne — Rio Lobo and Big Jake — the third is Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in the West, and the fourth is A Man Called Horse, starring Richard Harris. Rio Lobo and Big […]

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Due on Blu: True Grit (1969)

Yahoo! Jeff Bridges may have missed out on an Oscar for playing Rooster Cogburn but you’ll be able to see why John Wayne won his when Paramount Pictures releases the original True Grit on Blu-ray next month. A date has yet to be confirmed for the Coen Brothers version, either in NZ or the US. […]

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