Todd Alcott




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So urbaniak and I have been watching some of the classic John Ford-John Wayne movies. We started with The Searchers, because everyone does, and then moved to The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence, then Fort Apache. The result: Urbaniak feels that this Wayne guy could really be going places. "He's my new favorite actor," quoth the thespian, who apparently had never really sat down and watched a John Wayne movie before. Not even True Grit.

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Todd Alcott




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urbaniak and I are in the middle of a little John Ford - John Wayne retrospective. Last Thursday we watched The Searchers (because it's out now on a spectacular blu-ray transfer) and tonight it was The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. (We've just finished a little "30s Gangster Movie" retrospective, having watched Scarface, The Roaring Twenties and Little Caesar all in a row, with The Public Enemy still waiting in its shrinkwrap.)

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