spaghetti western


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spaghetti western

A usually low-budget cowboy film set in the American West but filmed in a European country, especially Italy. A: "What kind of movie do you want to watch tonight?" B: "How about a spaghetti western?"
See also: western
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On political radicalism in the Spaghetti Westerns, see Austin Fisher, Radical Frontiers in the Spaghetti Western: Politics, Violence and Popular Italian Cinema (London and New York: I.B.
It may all be a bit melodramatic, but that's the way of both spaghetti Western movies and operas, "and I think this one is a masterpiece that really appeals to people," St.
COMIC MAESTROS The Spaghetti Western Orchestra comes to Sunderland
That's why I wasn't exactly literally (or textually) transposing cinematographic devices into my fiction, but rather developing points of conjunction between a film genre (in this case, the Western, and more particularly, the Spaghetti Western) and my novel-writing process.
"Spaghetti Westerns were the most powerful films the Italian imagination could ever produce," he said.
land of Salvador Allende's spaghetti Western fantasies
The AWC Berne is hosting a Spaghetti Western dinner-dance fundraiser on Saturday, 27 May in Hinterkappelen.
Channel 5 Quentin Tarantino's take on the spaghetti western is suitably triggerhappy.
Then it's off for a road trip to the Wild West and Fort Bravo, the film set built for the spaghetti western A Fistful Of Dollars.
It deals with a particular niche: the horror-film equivalent of the Spaghetti Western, the Italian Gothic films of the 1950s and 60s.
Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, and Sergio Leone's spaghetti Western classics, The Dark Tower series is an epic of Arthurian proportions.
Tarantino's bloody and brilliant Spaghetti Western tells of freed slave Django (Jamie Foxx) taking revenge on an evil plantation owner, played by Leonardo DiCaprio.
2 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1966) - Sergio Leone's finest spaghetti western, starring Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach and Lee Van Cleef.