In this Movie-Go-Round New to Two, David introduced Brett and Nicole to an older Western. The Magnificent Seven may have been a remake of a Japanese movie and bombed at the box office, but over the years it has become an American classic. What has made this movie endure so well over time? What is it about the characters that makes them so compelling? Is there a stealth gay character? How is it that a 1960 movie featuring Mexican villagers is so moderately non-racist? Tune in to hear us hash these questions out.
Next week we’re watching a Netflix Roulette film, The Polka King.