Starring North Texas's Jonathan Majors and featuring folk hero Bass Reeves, the film promises to let Black cowboys have fun for once.
The annual journey to the Houston Rodeo offers a corrective to the reductionist narrative that pop culture has long perpetuated.
It’s been almost thirty years since Larry McMurtry asked the barbed question, “Why are there still cows to be milked and chickens to be fed in every other Texas book that comes along?” Texas literature has since embraced other, more cosmopolitan concerns, and yet the western is still popular,
YOU COULD HEAR A GASP from the audience when Clint Eastwood suddenly appeared on the screen. It was just a preview of his new movie, Unforgiven, but there he was in a long, dark slicker, his face in profile, staring menacingly from beneath a dark hat with a flat rim: