Wednesday, March 25 2015
Just as some sports fans enjoy the mental face-off that is every at-bat in baseball more than the constant scoring and dunking on a basketball court, many will find the slow pace of this spaghetti western inviting.
Thursday, March 12 2015
The archetype of the spaghetti western finds its truest expression in this essential film from Sergio Leone.
Wednesday, September 10 2014
Minnesota Clay is a rocky but nonetheless promising start for legendary director Sergio Corbucci.
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.
Wednesday, August 20 2014
Four of the Apocalypse's stereotypical and almost satirical character depictions and its pilgrimage structured plot-line chronicles a voyage to redemption.
Sunday, April 21 2013
Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained is at its strongest when it problematizes America's racist past.The destruction of Candyland not only vindicates Django’s revenge-fuelled quest, but also implies that slavery itself has been wiped off the face of the earth.
Thursday, May 17 2012
Britain’s pop culture knight, Christopher Frayling, offers the definitive biography and interpretation of the Spaghetti Western maestro, Sergio Leone.