Articles tagged sam peckinpah

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 // 1:00 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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