Taylor Sheridan - Defining The Neo-Western

In this video essay Jack discusses the work of screenwriter Taylor Sheridan, whose credits include Sicario, Hell or High Water and Wind River, which he also directed. Highlighting some of the shared themes and ideas in Sheridan’s films, Jack sets out to define the neo-western and illustrate how it relates to traditional westerns.


Contemporary & Revisionist Westerns


David Mackenzie


Hell or High Water