Tag: Jerry Fielding

BR: Lawman (1971)

BR: Lawman (1971)

November 7, 2017 | By

As more of Michael Winner’s films emerge on Blu-ray, it’s not hard to pick up on the director’s attraction to tales of disrupted lives and outright nihilistic finales, but what makes Lawman more unique than Winner’s career hit Death Wish (1974) is how whole lives are ruined by the visitation of one man who’s supposed to represent the law…

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BR: Chato’s Land (1972)

BR: Chato’s Land (1972)

June 14, 2016 | By

Written by Michael Winner’s frequent scribe, Gerald Wilson’s minimalist western is a strange rumination on racism, with a posse comprised of a post-Civil War captain, assorted thugs, a butcher, gleeful hard-drinking adventurers, and the amoral Hooker brothers hunting half-Apache Chato for killing the local sheriff in an armpit town…

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BR: Scorpio (1973)

BR: Scorpio (1973)

December 18, 2015 | By

Michael Winner’s espionage thriller is really a thinly veiled variation of his prior film, the hitman classic The Mechanic (1970), in which an aged & experienced ace ultimately becomes the target of his younger partner, a cocksure snot eager to raise his own profile and become the top in his profession…

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