What a wild bunch a fellas these boys are! Yee haw, I’m a cowboy! This is not at all an accurate representation of the tone of this film, boy howdy! 451 more words
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Some movies come along and deconstruct a genre so thoroughly that their mission statement might as well be: Things are gonna change around here. Such is the case with The Wild Bunch, Sam Peckinpah’s masterpiece of cinematic bloodletting that laid the headstone on a generation of family-friendly cowboy movies, disabused the audience of its own myths about why the Wild West was so named, and redrew the boundaries on what levels of violence would be acceptable in Hollywood filmmaking. 945 more words
The 1960s was the last decade of significance for the Western film genre. Sure, there have been Westerns since then but the game changed forever. To understand the change and to appreciate how the Western changed, let’s look at one film from each year of the decade. 1,232 more words
Guns, titties, and the most gruesome Wild West shootout to ever be caught on film.
BQB here with a review of “The Wild Bunch.”
The Old American West was a villain’s paradise. 942 more words