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Shawn Levy <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 12 Nov 1997 19:55:00 -0800
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You'll want to see "Outland," an outer space remake of "High Noon" starring
Sean Connery, and "The Road Warrior," which is, to some degree, a remake of
cavalry movies like "Fort Apache" and "Rio Grande."
shawn levy
At 07:26 PM 11/11/97 -0500, you wrote:
>I am a student in an introductory level film course at Fitchburg State
>College in Mass.  I am researching science fiction films that are made with
>the typical Western genre characteristics.  These would include a hero with
>a strong code of ethics who stands alone and faces the problem (man against
>nature, lawlessness, greedy industrialist/ranchers) and  then resolves the
>situation by being the "fastest draw."  "Star Wars" would be an example.
>I'd love to hear from anyone with an opinion or reference.
>Kerry Thompson
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