Cowboys, Aliens And a Headache

Movies: ‘Cowboys and Aliens’

I had high hopes for Jon Favreau’s “Cowboys and Aliens.” Often these genre

combos can be quite entertaining, such as William Beaudine’s 1966

classic “Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter,” which was part of a drive-in double bill with “Billy the Kid vs. Dracula.”

Jean Rollin merged the wartime romance with the subaquatic Nazi zombie flick in 1981’s “Zombie Lake,” widely held to be one of the worst and most hilarious films of all time.

Heck, “Star Wars” is basically a Western, with space ships.

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