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Articles tagged spaghetti western

Wednesday, March 25 2015

‘Twice a Judas’ Is Saved by Klaus Kinski’s Brilliant Acting

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

‘For a Few Dollars More’ Is a Rare Sequel That Is Superior to the Classic It Follows

The archetype of the spaghetti western finds its truest expression in this essential film from Sergio Leone.


Wednesday, September 10 2014

‘Minnesota Clay’ Is an Early Checkpoint in the Development of the Great Sergio Corbucci

Minnesota Clay is a rocky but nonetheless promising start for legendary director Sergio Corbucci.


Wednesday, September 3 2014

With an Extra 20 Minutes, ‘The Grand Duel’ Could Have Grasped Greatness

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’ Is Unrelenting in its Mournful and Mesmerizing Moodiness

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

Django May Be Unchained, But America Is Never Unshackled from Its Racist Past

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

Sergio Leone: Something to Do with Death

Britain’s pop culture knight, Christopher Frayling, offers the definitive biography and interpretation of the Spaghetti Western maestro, Sergio Leone.


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