SESSION: Thursday 1st March at 7:30pm



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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

(1973, dir. Sam Peckinpah, w/ James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel, Katy Jurado)

It's 1881 in New Mexico, and the times they are a'changing. Pat Garrett, erstwhile travelling companion of the outlaw Billy the Kid has become a sheriff, tasked by cattle interests with ridding the territory of Billy. After Billy escapes, Pat assembles a posse and chases him through the territory, culminating in a final confrontation at Fort Sumner, but is unaware of the full scope of the cattle interests' plans for the New West. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 3.73.73.73.7(IMDB rating)

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McCabe & Mrs. Miller

(1971, dir. Robert Altman, w/ Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane)

McCabe & Mrs. Miller will start at approximately 9:58pm, and finish at approximately 12:04am.

Set in winter in the Old West. Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a young Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. The shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to use her experience to help McCabe run his business, while sharing in the profits. The whorehouse thrives and McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. He refuses, and his decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 4444(Astor rating)