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Despite growing up in the desert, I’ve never been a big fan of Westerns. Maybe it’s their intense focus on rugged, angry-looking men, or their espousal of traditional (read: sexist and/or racist) views. Maybe it’s all the guns and the low-voiced growling, or the way there’s always one guy who gets shot, clutches his chest and falls dramatically from a height. Maybe it’s the way they filmed night-time scenes during the day and then tinted them, making the sky a queasy shade of dark blue populated by unusually bright clouds and no stars to speak of.

Shane changed my mind. That is because Shane is basically cowboy Batman. 


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