Tag Archives: Spaghetti Westerns

My Review of ‘Once Upon a Time in the West’ (1968)

This movie is notable for several reasons. I suppose the most obvious is its length. It is something of a drawn out experience, which you could argue befits the grandness of the director’s vision. It is the quintessential Western drenched … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ (1966)

The third movie in the Dollars Trilogy may not have “Dollars” in the title, but money (or, more specifically, a cache of gold) is what the titular trio of the film seek. Eli Wallach plays Tuco, a Mexican bandit with … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘For a Few Dollars More’ (1965)

One of the things I love most about this film is its opening scene. The lone rider moving across a huge, open plain, just a tiny figure on a horse. Then, a rifle shot and the rider falls. Followed by … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘A Fistful of Dollars’ (1964)

The first in a series of groundbreaking films that were initially released in Europe and eventually came to the US of A, this movie (plus two others in “The Man with No Name Trilogy” shot Clint Eastwood (who played the … Continue reading

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My Book Review of ‘10,000 Ways to Die’

I’ve been a fan of Spaghetti Westerns for a long time. But, up until now, the Spaghetti Western began and ended for me with the great director Sergio Leone. I knew there were others, but was blissfully unaware of their … Continue reading

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