A celebration of iconic female singers and a celebration of westerns are among the highlights of the week on Netflix.
With so many options now available across cable, streaming platforms, digital networks, and broadcast television, you may spend more time finding something to watch than actually watching anything. So we’re offering a weekly guide to some programming of particular interest to C&I readers. Here are some highlights for November 13-19. Enjoyed watching.
CMT’s inaugural celebration of barrier-breaking icons Patti LaBelle and Tanya Tucker was honored with unique performances and presentations by notables such as Billie Jean King, Chris Janson, Clint Black, Fancy Hagood, Ledisi and more. War and Treaty. Both honorees will also participate in an exclusive roundtable conversation with Sheryl Crow Before each superstar took to the stage for their show-stopping performance. But wait, there’s more: Amber Riley, Lucy Silvas And Mickey Guyton will honor late women of music with “Moments of Respect” and medley tributes to Aretha Franklin, Sinéad O’Connor. And Tina Turner.
November 15th at 8PM ET on CMT.
There are plenty of Western shows to watch on Netflix, ranging from limited-run series to contemporary neo-Westerns to genre-spanning shoot-’em-ups. Recent headlines:
buster scruggs song (2018) – After earning its inspiration with its good response in 2010 true Grit remake, filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen have collaborated on this unique collection of Wild West tales that range from blatant humor (featuring Tim Blake Nelson as a singing cowboy) to the deeply supernatural.
lefty brown’s song (2017) – What if John Wayne was killed early in the western, and Walter Brennan had to avenge his friend’s death? That’s more or less the basis of writer-director Jared Moses’ solidly entertaining period drama, which can be enjoyed as both a straight-shooting homage to crotchety sidekicks and shoot-em-up conventions and a well-crafted drama about loyalty, betrayal, Can be taken as. , and redemption. Bill Pullman is terrific in the title role.
Atheist (2017) – Jeff Daniels received a well-deserved Emmy Award for his performance as Frank Griffin, a notorious outlaw who tracks a former partner in crime to a border town, in writer-director Scott Frank’s acclaimed miniseries is where women are in charge – and they don’t aim to please.
the harder they fall (2021) – Delroy Lindo steals every scene he’s in as director James Samuel’s audaciously stylish and shamelessly entertaining Western as Bas Reeves, the famous slave-turned-lawyer who meets semi-reformed outlaw Nat Love. Proves to be an invaluable ally. (Jonathan Majors) When Rufus Buck (Idris Elba) and his crew try to kill Rufus Buck (Idris Elba) – the crook who murdered Nate’s family years ago and left him physically and emotionally scarred Was.
The Hateful Eight (2015) – Writer-director Quentin Tarantino assembles an all-star cast—including Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Dern, Walton Goggins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Madsen, Tim Roth, and Demián Bichir—to tell a twisty story. Of deception and death in an isolated stage coach way station, where a colorful crew of characters are trapped in a blizzard, and left to bring out the worst in each other. If you want to see more of these colorful characters, take note: Netflix also offers an extended miniseries version of the film.
Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher (2021) – C&I readers’ favorite Martin Sensmeyer plays a strong lead role in Nathan Frankowski’s fact-based drama as Montford T. Johnson, an ambitious and determined Chickasaw man who aspires to become a land and cattle trader. Overcomes the obstacles posed by temperamental nature and double standards. In the Oklahoma Indian Territories during the post-Civil War era.
wind river (2017) – Taylor Sheridan wrote and directed this gripping mystery drama, winner of five C&I Movie Awards, starring Jeremy Renner as Corey Lambert, a game tracker living near a Native American reservation who The rookie joins forces with an FBI agent (Elizabeth Olsen) and the local tribal police chief (Graham Greene) to capture whoever is responsible for the death of a young woman, whose body Lambert discovers in a remote area. Was. Gil Birmingham has some heart-wrenching scenes as the girl’s father, Lambert’s longtime friend.
Wichita (1955) – Joel McCrea stakes an official claim to the role of Wyatt Earp in this Golden Globe-winning drama directed by cult-favorite filmmaker Jacques Tourneur (cat people, past out), in which Earp kept the peace in the titular Kansas cattle during the years before his fatal shooting in Tombstone.
1:44 PM ET Nov 18 at INSP
professional (1966) – Lee Marvin, Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan and Woody Strode star in writer-director Richard Brooks’ enduringly popular Western as uniquely talented mercenaries who are rescued by a wealthy cattle rancher’s kidnapped wife (Claudia Cardinal) – then discover that maybe he wasn’t actually kidnapped.
9pm ET November 19th on INSP
Emperor: Legacy of Demons -Wyatt Earp Vs. Godzilla? Do not remove. But tombstone Star and Past C&I Cover Guy Kurt Russell Biggie will tangle with other heavy-hitters from across the MonsterVerse in this time-tripping limited edition series, premiering November 17 on Apple TV+.
Lawman: Bass Reeves – Look for a brief but impactful appearance by mo brings a lot Starring Minko Dodge, a member of the Choctaw community who guides Deputy US Marshal Bass Reeves (David Oyelowo) in the right direction while pursuing a criminal during the Part IV episode premiering November 19 on Paramount+. Not coincidentally: You can join Mo for the premiere episode of C&I’s new podcast, soul of the west,
Changing channel: MeTV
Each week, we feature a different free-to-watch digital channel available via streaming and/or cable. This week: MeTV, which presents reruns of classic television series throughout the week, including television westerns The Big Valley, Bonanza, Gunsmoke, Have Gun , Will Travel, Rawhide, The Rifleman, Wagon Train, Wanted Dead or Alive And wild Wild West, For the latest schedule and access information, visit the MeTV website.