Wednesday, September 3 2014
Watching The Grand Duel, it's easy to see why Quentin Tarantino picked it as one of his Top 15 spaghetti westerns.
Monday, May 21 2012
Cannes offers up Pablo Larrain’s No, the rising Chilean director’s latest and most direct indictment of the Augusto Pinochet reign yet and Miguel Gomes’ Tabu, which is something of a new cinematic landmark.
Thursday, May 17 2012
Britain’s pop culture knight, Christopher Frayling, offers the definitive biography and interpretation of the Spaghetti Western maestro, Sergio Leone.
Thursday, June 23 2011
This is, literally and figuratively, a movie about the dirt under the fingernails of its characters, and how everyone has some of that dirt, no matter how they might appear on the outside or to those in society at large.
Monday, October 13 2008
Day Two - A demanding Decalogue overflowing with everything: from fascinating international fare, misbegotten masterworks, some out of the blue bafflers, and that seminal show about “nothing”.
Monday, November 17 2003
Sergio Leone never met a portentous entrance he didn't like.