Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Women of the West Series Playing Now

Heading off to Pulp Fest tomorrow, and it's not too late for any of you in the Midwest to trek on over to Columbus, Ohio to check it out from Friday to Sunday. Rather, you don't even have to be in the Midwest - just jump on a plane and be there.

In the meantime, while I chill out for a few minutes here after packing, I wanted to tell you about a fantastic series being run by Cullen Gallagher (owner of The Pulp Serenade blog) and Jenny Jediny on the website Not Coming to a Theater Near You. It's a series on Women of the West, and every day will be a discussion on a particular film in which women were either featured as actors or worked behind the camera.

Cullen writes in his introduction: "For all you Western fans out there, my friend Jenny Jediny and I have organized a feature over at Not Coming to a Theater Near You called "Women of the West." It focuses on the role of women in the Western both on-screen and behind the camera. The series covers films made between 1917 and 1995. For the next three weeks, we will be posting a new review everyday, so be sure to check back often for updates."

So you can get to the reviews by first going to Cullen's great blog, Pulp Serenade, and then linking to the current review from there. Or you can go to today's review of "The Gun Woman by going directly to Not Coming To a Theater Near You. This promises to be a groundbreaking series and one that people will be talking about for a long time to come.

1 comment:

David Cranmer said...

Cullen is damn good and I don't miss a post on Pulp Serenade. I'm a huge fan of silent cinema and appreciate his take on the era.