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‘Hostiles’ attempts progressive depiction of Wild West

‘Hostiles’ attempts progressive depiction of Wild West

November 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Nov 23 — Before superhero movies, the Western was the go-to cinematic archetype for action filmmakers keen to employ its problematic tropes in the service of some supposedly noble message. The Old West all but disappeared from the silver screen as Hollywood became sensitive to the perceived racism and misogyny inherent in the genre, but the last quarter-century has seen a revival of more enlightened cowboy movies. American filmmaker Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart, Black... Read more

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French-American actress and model Lily-Rose Depp poses before officially switching on the Champs Elysees Christmas lights on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, November 23, 2017. — AFP pic

French-American actress and model Lily-Rose Depp poses before officially switching on the Champs Elysees Christmas lights on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, November 23, 2017. — AFP pic