Western night continues on Retroplex with The Ox-Bow Incident at 6:40 PT/9:40 ET. Henry Fonda and Harry Morgan star in the 1943 film about a posse in the Old West that captures cattle rustlers (and possible murderers) and must decide whether or not to lynch the men.
HBO 2 has the multi-Oscar winner (Best Director, Best Actor and Best Cinematography), The Revenant, about an 1823 explorer who fights for survival after being attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team, at 9:00. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The Chicago Sun-Times says, “It’s darkly poetic and unforgettable,” here are the reviews.
The Netflix original movie, The Ridiculous Six starts streaming today. A satire of westerns and, in particular, the classic 1960 western, The Magnificent Seven, the film stars (and was co-written by) Adam Sandler.
The Sundance Channel has Sam Peckinpah’s 1969 classic tale of aging gunmen in 1913 Texas, the western, The Wild Bunch, starring William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O’Brien and Warren Oates, at 5:45.