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The Great Silence (1968)

From director Sergio Corbucci comes a “spaghetti” western I have long heard of and finally got the chance to see for myself. Generally when I have come across a comment or article about this title it is spoken about with great reverence by the few who have seen it. 732 more words

Daily Take

The Great Silence (1968)

Blood stains the snow in Sergio Corbucci’s The Great Silence, a 1968 western that is as bleak as its uncharacteristic locale. It explores the fragile formation of justice in untamed lands, pitting a mute gunslinger against a squad of callous bounty hunters. 717 more words



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In the past Balladeer’s Blog has examined some of the big names among the fictional gunslingers of Spaghetti Westerns. 656 more words


Feature Film: Django (1966)

It would be silly if it wasn’t so ruthless. Django is known as one of the most violent Spaghettis ever made, and considering the reputation of Spaghetti Westerns, that’s saying something. 784 more words

Film Review

Il Grande Silenzio (The Great Silence) (1968)

Il Grande Silenzio is a great example of the western sub genre known as “Spaghetti Westerns”. These films were usually shot in Italy or Spain and featured many unknown European actors who would be billed under fake English sounding names such as Terence Hill and Bud Spencer (whose real names were Mario Girotti and Carlo Pedersoli respectively). 399 more words


'Django' And Dario Argento's 'Suspiria' To Be Adapted Into International TV Series

ROME – Two cult Italian properties, spaghetti Western “Django” and Dario Argento chiller “Suspiria,” are set to be adapted into English-language TV skeins, in what amounts to a milestone deal for Italy’s TV industry and its efforts to become more international. 567 more words