Sergio Leone’s classic Spaghetti Western Once Upon a Time in the West (Italy/USA, 1968) is screening at the Filmhouse Cinema in Edinburgh at 7:55 pm on 31 May 2017. 6 more words
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Vergogna Schifosi (Dirty Angels) is an obscure 1969 Italian thriller directed by Mauro Severino, purportedly a thinly veiled attack on bourgeois hypocrisy (I don’t know for I have never watched it), given impetus by political events across Europe in ’68. 535 more words
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For this month’s first review for Genre Grandeur – Westerns, here’s a review of Once Upon A Time in the West (1968) by Catherine of Thoughts All Sorts Thanks again to Catherine of Thoughts All Sorts for choosing this month’s genre.
Sergio Leone was an Italian film director, producer and screenwriter, credited as the inventor of the “Spaghetti Western” genre.His most famous movies include the dollar trilogy, Once Upon a Time in the West and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.Leone had a particular style of editing which is being used by many directors even today.Leone’s film-making style includes juxtaposing extreme close-up shots with lengthy long shots.He is considered as the best director of the European western genre. 126 more words