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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.
25 Mar 2015
The archetype of the spaghetti western finds its truest expression in this essential film from Sergio Leone.
12 Mar 2015
The only distinctive marker of this otherwise drab film is that it trades in guns for swords.
19 Feb 2015
Even though this Valley of Death tips its hat to the classic spaghetti western Sartana character, he is nowhere to be found in the film. Based on how bad this is, that's probably for the best.
05 Feb 2015
Although Lee Van Cleef's portrayal of a Native American will understandably raise concern in some viewers, this fun if cheesy film takes a clear anti-racism line.
28 Jan 2015
This subpar spaghetti western struggles to keep the magic of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel alive.
15 Jan 2015
High on body count and choreography, this movie is fortunately packed with enough action to distract from a mediocre plot.
07 Jan 2015
Sundance Cassidy and Butch the Kid is proof that the athlete-to-actor transition is no natural one, but it's worth seeing if your expectations aren't too high going into it.
05 Dec 2014
The stylized violence of kung fu and the lawless conflicts of the spaghetti western genre coalesce in this action-packed 1973 hybrid.
20 Nov 2014
This spaghetti western is clearly a prelude to Sergio Bergonzelli's later sexploitaiton films.
13 Nov 2014
Eugenio Martin's 1966 spaghetti western is a thrill ride all the way to the close, which features one of the most dramatic death scenes in the genre.
06 Nov 2014
This will intrigue those who value the creative freedom of the genre, alienate those with conservative views of the genre, and confuse anyone expecting the typical Hollywood affair.
23 Oct 2014
Clint Eastwood may not have been a star when A Fistful of Dollars was released, but everything changed for him not long after that.
15 Oct 2014
Since childhood, I have been attached to those legendary figures of the Wild West listed in the synopsis of 7 Hours of Gunfire.
18 Sep 2014
Minnesota Clay is a rocky but nonetheless promising start for legendary director Sergio Corbucci.
10 Sep 2014
Watching The Grand Duel, it's easy to see why Quentin Tarantino picked it as one of his Top 15 spaghetti westerns.
03 Sep 2014
It's not the worst picture ever made, or even the worst Spaghetti Western, but its many low-points bury its few high-points.
27 Aug 2014
Four of the Apocalypse's stereotypical and almost satirical character depictions and its pilgrimage structured plot-line chronicles a voyage to redemption.
20 Aug 2014
Before film audiences got A Fistful of Dollars, they got their first taste of the Spaghetti Western in 1961 with the release of The Savage Guns.
13 Aug 2014
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