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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


Bud Spencer, Italian Spaghetti Westerns Star, Dies at 86

ROME — Bud Spencer, the burly Italian actor who starred in dozens of genre movies including many widely exported Spaghetti Westerns such as “Trinity Is Still My Name,” which is among Italy’s all-time top grossing titles, has died. 436 more words


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 50th anniversary screening, 14 June 2016

In collaboration with the National Media Museum, Lee Broughton and Mark Goodall programmed a special 50th anniversary screening of Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad and the Ugly… 151 more words


Current Thinking on the Western III, 14-15 June 2016

The international conference ‘Current Thinking on the Western III’ was convened by Lee Broughton in association with Mark Goodall and the University of Bradford. The conference took place at the University of Bradford and the National Media Museum on 14-15 June 2016. 366 more words