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Mr. Majestyk
Fifty-Two Pickup
Swag
Unknown Man No. 89
The Hunted
The Switch
Gunsights
City Primeval
Gold Coast
Split Images
Cat Chaser
Stick
Labrava
Glitz
Bandits
Touch
Freaky Deaky
Killshot
Get Shorty
Maximum Bob
Rum Punch
Pronto
Riding the Rap
Out of Sight
Cuba Libre
Be Cool
Pagan Babies
Tishomingo Blues
Mr. Paradise
A Coyote’s in the House
The Hot Kid
Comfort to the Enemy
Up in Honey’s Room
Road Dogs
Djibouti
Raylan

Stories

The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard
The Tonto Woman and Other Western Stories
When the Women Come Out to Dance
Trail of the Apache
Apache Medicine
You Never See Apaches…
Red Hell Hits Canyon Diablo
The Colonel’s Lady
Law of the Hunted One
Cavalry Boots
Under the Friar’s Ledge
The Rustlers
Three Ten to Yuma
The Big Hunt
Long Night
The Boy Who Smiled
The Hard Way
The Last Shot
Blood Money
Trouble at Rindo’s Station
Saint with a Six-Gun
The Captives
No Man’s Guns
The Rancher’s Lady
Jugged
Moment of Vengeance
Man with the Iron Arm
The Longest Day of his Life
The Nagual
The Kid
The Treasure of Mungo’s Landing
The Bull Ring at Blisston
Only Good Ones
The Tonto Woman
Hurrah for Captain Early
Karen Makes Out
The Odyssey
Sparks
Hanging Out at the Buena Vista
Fire in the Hole
Chickasaw Charlie Hoke
When the Women Come Out to Dance
Tenkiller
Showdown at Checotah
Louly and Pretty Boy
Chick Killer (2011)
Ice Man

Film and TV

Moment of Vengeance
3:10 to Yuma
The Tall T
Hombre
The Big Bounce (I)
The Moonshine War
Valdez is Coming
Joe Kidd
Mr. Majestyk
High Noon, Part II
Stick
52 Pickup
Desperado
The Rosary Murders
Glitz (TV)
Cat Chaser
Border Shootout
Split Images
Get Shorty
Last Stand at Saber River
Pronto
Touch
Elmore Leonard’s Gold Coast (TV)
Jackie Brown
Maximum Bob
Out of Sight
Karen Sisco
The Big Bounce (II)
Be Cool (2005)
The Ambassador
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Killshot (2009)
Freaky Deaky
The Tonto Woman
Sparks
Justified
Life of Crime

“Ode to Justified” A Painting by Mark Tavares

Artist, Mark Tavares, is making the print, “Ode to Justified” available for purchase through a print-on-demand store on FineArt America.com.  Here is the direct link to the order page so you can check it out.

The image can be printed on a variety of materials (archival matte paper, stretched canvas, acrylic, metal) and in variety of sizes (from Greeting Card to the size of the original, 18” x 24”). They even offer framing options. All of their products are high quality. Mark has never had complaints.

Check out other Mark Tavares paintings here.

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The Anti-Hero & the Outlaw: The Unmatched Rivalry at the Heart of the FX Series Justified

HuffPost
Ahmad Khan

Justified is a series that’s been inexplicably off the radar of award shows and the eyeballs of a mass audience even as it grew tremendously in sophistication and quality since first airing on FX in March of 2010. As it enters its sixth and final season, the show has found its best form to date, and with only seven episodes left until the series finale, it has set up an epic final showdown that could cement the series as arguably one of the best of the decade.

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Natalie Zea posts sentimental Twitter photo on her last day of shooting on Justified

Daily Mail
Heidi Parker

She has been starring on the hit cop show set in Eastern Kentucky opposite Timothy Olyphant and Walton Goggins since 2010.

And on Thursday Natalie Zea - who plays put-upon Winona Hawkins - said a sweet goodbye to FX’s Justified as she wrapped the season.

Along with a photo of a silver necklace that had a W on it, the blonde star wrote, ‘That’s a wrap.’

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Timothy Olyphant Follows ‘Justified’ With Oliver Stone’s Edward Snowden Film

Deadline
Mike Fleming Jr

EXCLUSIVE: Right after he ends his run as deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens in the FX series Justified, Timothy Olyphant will join Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley in the feature film about Edward Snowden that Oliver Stone is prepping in Munich. Ink isn’t dry on the deal, but he’s negotiating, and this is a strong next step for Olyphant after he told reporters at TCA last month that he needed a job after the completion of the sixth and final season of the drama based on the Elmore Leonard-created character. Open Road Films and Endgame Entertainment are partnered on the U.S. release of the Snowden film.

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The Literary Genius Of ‘Justified’

The Federalist
John Daniel Davidson

Of all the great TV shows out right now, one of the least talked-about but most deserving of praise is FX’s “Justified,” now in its sixth and final season. We live in a golden age of cable and on-demand TV dramas, and while “Justified” might not command the same reverence as “Breaking Bad” or “The Wire,” it’s more literary than most of the overwrought, humorless dramas now flooding the small screen—and certainly more of a joy to watch.

The big advantage it has over its peers is superior source material. Graham Yost, the show’s creator, adapted the pilot episode nearly word-for-word from a 50-page Elmore Leonard short story, “Fire in the Hole,” featuring U.S. Marshall Raylan Givens and the slick-talking villain Boyd Crowder (played in the show by Timothy Olyphant and Walter Goggins, respectively). In preparation for the show, Yost gave his writers copies of Leonard novels and told them to study the cadence and tone, and “Justified” soon took on a life of its own.

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Jawnts: Behind the scenes of ‘Justified’ as it’s wrapping up its final season

Justified is animated by a writers’ room that has managed to neatly capture the laconic wit, assured cool, and bumbling criminality that defined Leonard’s writing. (The prolific novelist died in 2013.) Although his work has been adapted countless times in film and television, the process has rarely been kind to the source material - Quentin Tarantino’s sublime Jackie Brown being a notable exception.

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Justified and Philosophy Shoot First, Think Later

Edited by Rod Carveth and Robert Arp

Volume 88 in the Popular Culture and Philosophy® series

“You haven’t read Justified and Philosophy yet? Folks have been shot for less.”

—Nicolas Michaud, editor of Adventure Time and Philosophy: The Handbook for Heroes

“Looking into hearts blacker than the blackest coal, we’ve discovered what happens after the shotgun wedding in Justified. It seems that blood’s thicker than cold sorghum syrup up in those mountains. The Hatfields and McCoys weren’t nearly so imaginative or so well armed, but the Crowders and the Crowes and the Givenses and their boys aren’t so different from what you and I would be if our loyalties were all we believed in. Thoughts deeper than the deepest holler are in the crosshairs here, and since these aren’t yesteryear’s rednecks, Carveth and Arp have summoned a crew of down-home thinkers who know their way around the backroads of philosophy.”

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‘Justified’s’ Walton Goggins to Star in HBO’s ‘Vice Principals’

The Hollywood Reporter
Lesley Goldberg

Justified star Walton Goggins has nabbed the co-lead in HBO’s straight-to-series comedy Vice Principals, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Additionally, Boardwalk Empire alum Shea Whigham — currently co-starring on ABC’s Agent Carter — will return to HBO with a supporting role in the comedy.

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Mary Steenburgen on Justified, Hollywood’s Portrayal of Southerners

Vulture
Bruce Fretts

Mary Steenburgen is a sweetheart, and she often plays one — but not on Justified. In the FX drama’s final season, she’s Katherine Hale, a Kentucky crime boss’s vengeful widow who’s literally sleeping with the enemy, pot baron Avery Markham (Sam Elliott). “When I asked [executive producer] Graham Yost why he thought of me — since a lot of times, people only see me as playing nice people — he said, ‘Because I thought you could handle the humor of it,’” Steenburgen says. “I was honored, and I hope I’ve lived up to it.” The 61-year-old actress spoke with Vulture about joining Justified, New York in the ’70s, and her inability to stop herself from laughing on the set of Step Brothers.

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Meet The Real-Life U.S. Marshal Who Serves as Advisor to ‘Justified’

Courtesy of Charlie Almanza
The Wall Street Journal
By MIKE AYERS

For the last six years, Timothy Olyphant has played Raylan Givens on FX’s modern-day Western “Justified,” where he’s embodied a mix of sarcastic swagger, good ‘ol boy charm and a cunning eye. The show follows his work as a U.S. Marshal in Harlan County, Kentucky, where crime is a mix of drugs, prostitution, extortion, and family-on-family beefs. Givens is always in hot water, in modern-day showdowns with the seedy backwoods inhabitants of Harlan. But not everything is amped up for dramatic purposes. For the duration of the show, creator Graham Yost has had Charlie Almanza, retired U.S. Marshal, at his side helping to shape the show’s realism. Here, we spoke to Almanza about his days on the “Justified” set.

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