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The Blackened Eyes of the Movie Men With No Name
24 Feb 2014 // 9:14 PM
Akira Kurosawa’s samurai, Stuart Heisler’s gangster, Sergio Leone’s cowboy, and George Miller’s misfit suffer a similar black eye, but with dramatically different effect.
Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 2
13 Oct 2008 // 6:00 PM
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”.
Sergio Leone: Something to Do with Death
17 May 2012 // 6:00 PM
Britain’s pop culture knight, Christopher Frayling, offers the definitive biography and interpretation of the Spaghetti Western maestro, Sergio Leone.
Moral Ambiguity, Greyness and Imperfection in the Classic, 'Once Upon a Time in the West'
23 Jun 2011 // 3:15 AM
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.
Once Upon a Time in the West: Special Collector's Edition (1968)
16 Nov 2003 // 7:00 PM
Sergio Leone never met a portentous entrance he didn't like.
'For a Few Dollars More' Is a Rare Sequel That Is Superior to the Classic It Follows
12 Mar 2015 // 5:00 AM
The archetype of the spaghetti western finds its truest expression in this essential film from Sergio Leone.
Clint Eastwood Took to His Role in 'A Fistful of Dollars' as Though It Was His Destiny
15 Oct 2014 // 5:00 AM
Clint Eastwood may not have been a star when A Fistful of Dollars was released, but everything changed for him not long after that.