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Django Unchained

Writer-director Quentin Tarantino’s approach to cinema is privately important to him.

He is the movie-movie fan’s king.  He has a good ear, a good eye, and a good sense of movie past.  1,075 more words


A Movie A Day #138: Navajo Joe (1966, directed by Sergio Corbucci)

Duncan (Aldo Sambrell) and his gang are the most ruthless and feared outlaws in the old west.  When first seen, they are destroying a Navajo village and shooting everyone that they see.   383 more words


Spaghetti Western legend Tomas Milian has passed away

The legendary Italian Western and Euro-cult film star Tomas Milian has passed away. Milian was born in Cuba but he moved to America to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. 247 more words


Navajo Joe and Chato's Land double bill screening, 16 March 2017

A double bill of revisionist Westerns that share a sympathetic focus on Native American protagonists is screening at the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles on 16 March 2017. 68 more words


Sergio Corbucci's The Great Silence (1968) has been restored

The Cinémathèque Française have announced that Sergio Corbucci’s classic Spaghetti Western The Great Silence (Il grande silenzio, Italy/France, 1968) has been undergoing restoration work recently. 189 more words


The Great Silence (1968, Sergio Corbucci)

The first act of The Great Silence at least implies some traditional Western tropes. Jean-Louis Trintignant is a gunslinger who fights with evil bounty hunters. Frank Wolff is the new sheriff. 697 more words


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

This review is a discursive plug for Alex Cox’s book, 10,000 Ways to Die.  Cox synopsizes just about every Spaghetti Western ever made.  His estimations of the films themselves, though, are the meat and potatoes of the book.   639 more words