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Destiny at High Noon

JULY / AUG 2017: BY RACHEL SEXTON

More than any other genre of film, the aspect that defines the Western the most is setting. It’s right there in the name—western. The open, often arid vistas of the western United States in the mid- and late-1800s provided the backdrop for a distinctly American type of story, where men instilled justice and order in a lawless land. Many films have filled in this genre and made a lasting impression. One is High Noon. Every element reflects the story’s themes of time, loyalty, and cowardice. Continue reading Destiny at High Noon

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