Once Upon a Time In the West specializes in a big trait of Sergio Leone’s work…patience. The film opens with a scene of three men waiting for a train to arrive. 498 more words
I’ve been on a western kick lately, which has led me to revisit two of Sergio Leone’s famous spaghetti westerns. Leone’s movies were, for my teenage self, some of the coolest things I’d ever seen, and in retrospect did double duty as an introduction to the western genre and to Italian genre films. 1,216 more words
Could it be possible that I like a Leone film? Maybe.
As some of you probably know, I don’t like westerns. I find the macho posturing from guys who act like kids who act like badasses to be very annoying, and the glorification of a group of people who were awful human beings to be downright insulting. 487 more words