Tag Archives: Sam Peckinpah

Why Westerns Still Matter

He is immediately recognizable, this American ronin. It’s the way he stands, the posture he assumes in silence or repose.  The easy, laconic grace that passes for a casual slouch. Clearly, a man comfortable inside his own skin. A byproduct … Continue reading

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New reviews of “Seance on a Wet Afternoon”, “The Killer Elite” & two others

I’ve added reviews of 4 films to my roster:  Bryan Forbes’ “Seance on a Wet Afternoon”, Peckinpah’s “The Killer Elite”, Samuel Fuller’s “House of Bamboo” and the 1949 William Wellman western, “Yellow Sky” (starring Gregory Peck and Richard Widmark). For … Continue reading

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