Tag Archives: Sergio Corbucci

spaghetti western archive – COMPAÑEROS

I’m not sure if Sergio Corbucci was a balls-out Communist, or a Marxist, but he was definitely a cynic who leaned far to the left, which was reflected in his westerns as early as Django. In his earlier films, Corbucci … Continue reading

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spaghetti western archive – DJANGO (or, Everything You Need to Know About DJANGO, But Didn’t Know You Needed to Know)

With Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained coming to theaters in just a few weeks, it seems appropriate to share a little information about the original Django, as well as the spaghetti western genre. As far as the uninformed and uninitiated are … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Western Archive – THE GREAT SILENCE

French actor Jean-Louis Trintignant stepped into the title role of what is considered by some to be the greatest spaghetti western of all time, Sergio Corbucci’s The Great Silence (a.k.a The Grand Silence). Trintignant stars as Silence, your typical spaghetti … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Western Archive – NAVAJO JOE

Sergio Leone is the director most closely associated with the European-produced westerns popularly referred to as “spaghetti westerns.” Leone’s classics Dollars trilogy starring Clint Eastwood—A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad & the … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – SUPER FUZZ

Sergio Corbucci directed some of the greatest spaghetti westerns of all time—some of which have posters that will eventually be part of the Movie Poster Hall of Fame—but then he also directed some jaw-dropping turkeys. Super Fuzz is one of … Continue reading

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