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Sam Fuller, Embodying The Best Of Pulp Fiction

Martin Scorcese said of Sam Fuller's work, "If you don't like the films of Sam Fuller, then you just don't like cinema." The maverick screenwriter and director died in 1997, but a new 7-disc selection of his work embodies what's most enjoyable and enduring about pulp fiction.

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06:23

'Brokeback' World

The new film Brokeback Mountain has won critical praise for its portrayal of a love affair in the rugged West.

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04:32

'Brokeback' Taboos in Big Sky Country

The new film Brokeback Mountain, directed by Ang Lee, stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger. Based on a short story by Annie Proulx, it describes the relationship between two young men in the West in the 1960s.

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03:28

Lonesome Dove: The Fresh Air Review

Television critic David Bianculli says that viewers have lost their taste for westerns and miniseries. But he recommends the star-studded show Lonesome Dove, which is both. The story follows the lives of three sheriffs in the untamed west.

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27:51

Finding "The Kingdom in the Country"

James Conway's new book looks at the American west, which he sees as a refuge for individuals who choose unique ways of making a living, including gunslinging and ranching. He reports on environmental concerns, disputes over public lands, and the growing of marijuana.

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