Sergio Corbucci’s The Mercenary, also known in some circles as A Professional Gun, is a complex tale of Mexican revolutionaries, guns-for-hire and clowns. This 1968 spaghetti western, released the same year as Corbucci’s… 680 more words
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Blooming out of the mind of oddball director Tim Burton, this Batman version was one of the first films to introduce the general public to the darker and more psychologically complex world of comic book super-heroes that had replaced the wholesome, square-jawed, morally correct characters of the 1940s and 50s. 705 more words
By the time that veteran cinematographer William Fraker directed his first film, “Monte Walsh” in 1970, the Western genre had undergone a complete overhaul. While Italy’s Sergios (Leone and Corbucci) were adding a never before seen silent but muddy ugliness to the genre, Sam Peckinpah brought a level of violence that was unmatched in most action films of its time, much less the hallowed epic Western. 1,507 more words
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Slade: The police will not find him.
Inspector Paul Warwick: Why not?
Slade: The police are searching for a criminal. In reality, there are no criminals, there are only people doing what they must do because they are who they are.