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  • 'The Searchers' by Glenn Frankel falters in its portrayal of Native Americans

    'The Searchers' by Glenn Frankel falters in its portrayal of Native Americans
    Oh, America and its Westerns! For as long as America has been making itself, it has been just as busy manufacturing its meanings, and Westerns have evolved as the dominant artistic medium in which America has gone about its noble and complicated work. In “The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend,” Glenn Frankel brilliantly makes a case for “The Searchers” as the ne plus ultra of the form.
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...

    Harry Carey Jr., character actor in John Ford films, dies at 91

    Harry Carey Jr., character actor in John Ford films, dies at 91
    Harry Carey Jr., a venerable character actor who was believed to be the last surviving member of director John Ford's legendary western stock company, died Thursday. He was 91. Carey, whose career spanned more than 50 years and included such Ford...

    Stepping back in time in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico

    Stepping back in time in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico
    MOAB, Utah — The doorknob had smashed a sizable hole in the wall of our room at the Apache Motel. The rusty bathroom ceiling fan made a harsh scraping sound, and the industrial carpet sported several suspicious stains. We loved the place. The neon...

    South Africa's Western Cape: Savoring the bounty

    South Africa's Western Cape: Savoring the bounty
    — One night as my sister and I walked across the rugged yet strangely delicate terrain of a place called Farm 215, the path to our cottage lighted only by the stars and a flashlight, the wine-wobbly beam suddenly illuminated several sets of legs....