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Day of Anger screening, 21 May 2016

In collaboration with the 7th Holmfirth Film Festival, Lee Broughton programmed and introduced a screening of Tonino Valerii’s cult Spaghetti Western Day of Anger ( 158 more words


Adding Ennio Morricone Makes The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Tower Of Joy Scene A Spaghetti Western Classic

Time will pass, movies will be made, and composers will come and go, but Ennio Morricone will always be a timeless legend. His music has spanned over seven decades, and at 87, he’s still going strong thanks to… 172 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.

Available for pre-order now from all good book sellers… 470 more words


The Travails of Col. Jonas


Sergio Corbucci’s 1967 film “Hellbenders” (“I crudeli”) is a bit less visually flamboyant than some of his better-known westerns and unfortunately less well-known. 877 more words

Film Criticism

Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads (2016)

Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads: Studies in Relocation, Transition and Appropriation (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016). Edited by Austin Fisher.

As its title suggests, the chapters featured in this edited volume all focus on Spaghetti Westerns in one way or another. 518 more words


Draw, pardner!

The movies I saw while growing up were largely Westerns, westerns of a kinder, gentler type, where people were shot from a distance with no graphic gore.  197 more words



This would have to be in the Top Ten Coolest Movies ever and it contains the most spine – tingling musical score in cinema history. (Kudos to Ennio Morricone) Sergio Leone was a popcorn director – a visual stylist who always entertained first and maybe provoked a thought or two second. 582 more words