Articles tagged sam peckinpah

Damn the Double Nickel: “Convoy” Shows a Great Director Slumming

Dividing the auteurist from the average hedonist.

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Sam Peckinpah’s ‘Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid’ Is the Last Great Western

This is not just a great Peckinpah film, but perhaps Hollywood’s last great classic Western, a film of tremendous self-reflection and deep sadness.

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Conversing with Rudy Wurlitzer: ‘A Beaten-up Old Scribbler’

My conversations with Rudy Wurlitzer were not unlike a road journey itself with plenty of unplanned side trips along the way.

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27 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

Straw Dogs (2004)

Perhaps David's decision is heroic, given the circumstances, but the accumulated images of his passivity remind the viewer that better choices.

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//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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