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Critical Perspectives on the Western: From 'A Fistful of Dollars' to 'Django Unchained' (2016)

Critical Perspectives on the Western: From A Fistful of Dollars to Django Unchained (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield). Edited by Lee Broughton.

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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Marisol: Why are you doing this for us?
Joe: Because I knew someone like you once and there was no one there to help. Now, get moving. 50 more words

Yours Truel-ly

Photos by Susan Whitney.

Yours Truel-ly


1 oz Bourbon Whiskey (I used Bulleit Bourbon.)
1 oz Campari
1 oz Amontillado Medium Sherry (I used Savory & James Deluxe Medium Sherry Amontillado.) 257 more words

Classic With A Twist

Shoot 'Em Ups and Spaghetti Westerns in Tabernas, Spain: Fort Bravo, Texas Hollywood

We left early in the morning to make the seven-plus hour drive from Lagos, Portugal, to Mojacar, a resort city where friends were staying in Spain’s Costa del Sol region.  929 more words


The Euro-Western: Reframing Gender, Race and the 'Other' in Film (2016)

The Euro-Western: Reframing Gender, Race and the ‘Other’ in Film (London: I.B. Tauris). Written by Lee Broughton.

The Western has always been inextricably linked to the USA, and studies have continually sought to connect its historical development to changes in American society and Hollywood innovations. 442 more words



Frontierado is on Friday August 5th!

In the past Balladeer’s Blog has examined some of the big names among the fictional gunslingers of Spaghetti Westerns. I’ve covered the original Django, Sartana, the Holy Ghost, Dynamite Joe, Harmonica and even Tony Anthony’s character the Stranger. 343 more words

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Spaghetti Western legend Bud Spencer has passed away

The legendary Italian Western and Euro-cult comedy star Bud Spencer has passed away. Bud (AKA Carlo Pedersoli) is perhaps best known for the films that he made in partnership with Terence Hill (AKA Mario Girotti). 57 more words