Movie Review: The Homesman (2014)- An Uneven yet Devastating Feminist Critique of the Male-Centric Western that Deconstructs the Romanticism of the Genre

The prospect of the western frontier has always brought with it sweeping hope filled refrains of new beginnings, the freedom of opportunity, and the wonders of success that were explored with optimistic fervor in the classic worlds of John Ford, Raoul Walsh, and Howard Hawkes. However, these borderline na├»ve depictions of the west as an … Continue reading