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western

1. (of a wind, etc.) coming or originating from the west
2. Music See country and western

Western

1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the West as opposed to the Orient
2. (formerly) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Americas and the parts of Europe not under Communist rule
3. of, relating to, or characteristic of the western states of the US
4. a film, book, etc., concerned with life in the western states of the US, esp during the era of exploration and early development
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That is, women with Absent Fathers are left feeling separated and misunderstood by their fathers; so too, women with Seductive Fathers, in addition to being emotionally and physically violated, feel alienated and misunderstood (Downs & Miller, 1998; Freud, 1988; Hetherington, 1972; Oater, Forrest & Peacock, 1985; Secunda, 1992).
The occasional imprecision of the storytelling leaves "Triple 9" feeling less like a straightforward thriller than a seething miasma of masculine aggression --not unlike what Hillcoat achieved in "Lawless" and "The Proposition," the 2005 oater he shot in his native Australia.
noir ``Angel Face,'' Josef von Sternberg 1952 heist film ``Macao,'' Fred Zinnemann's 1960 story of an Australian homesteader ``The Sundowners,'' Vincente Minnelli's 1960 soaper ``Home From the Hill,'' Burt Kennedy' 1969 oater ``The Good Guys and the Bad Guys'' and Sidney Pollack's 1975 action picture with a Japanese flavor, ``The Yakuza.
Westerns often inspire makeup artists and hairstylists to match the simplicity of the era in America's past, and this oater inspires their best creative instincts.
Pittsburgh'' (1941) is another oater with Dietrich, Randolph Scott and Shemp Howard, the ``forgotten Stooge.
Despite recent steps into the live-action world--which include helming last year's hit "Ted," and directing and starring in the 2014 oater "A Million Ways to Die in the West"--MacFarlane remained closely involved with not just "Family Guy," but two other Fox-produced shows as well: "American Dad
However, if you let the Western dust clear, you'll see ``Silverado's'' tone is more akin to ``Raiders of the Lost Ark'' (which Kasdan wrote) than to a John Wayne oater.
Westerns have helped the net build viewership among Saturday audiences between 25-54 for most of the day, he said, and AMC's 2006 oater miniseries Broken Trail fared well there, too.
He and Selleck were joined by numerous other stars of the oater, including ``CSI'' hunk George Eads, as well as William Devane, Wallace Shawn, John Michael Higgins and Robert Carradine.
Screening: "The Searchers"; John Ford's classic oater starts at sundown, outdoors at Meeting House Square.