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Sergio Leone pioneered the Spaghetti Western. Sergio Corbucci and Sergio Sollima made significant contributions to the genre in Leone’s footsteps.
According to The Wrap :"MGM Hit With $5 Million Lawsuit Over Classic Clint Eastwood, Marlon Brando Films"
Fistful of Dollars (1964) was involved in legal disputes upon its release due to copyright infringement on Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo (The Bodyguard) (1961) — of course, that film infringed on Dashiell Hammet’s novel 169 more words
If you are looking for a good introduction to the Italian western, check out this article by ‘Sergei Kowalski’ at Infini-Tropolis. Covers all the basics quickly.
At PopMatters, there is an interesting review of Sergio Corbucci’s second western Minnesota Clay (1964) by Christopher Forsley. Since Quentin Tarantino popularized Corbucci’s Django… 699 more words
Scherpschutter has a great review of “Kill or Be Killed” (1966) up at the Spaghetti Western Database. His reviews are always perceptive and well written. 300 more words