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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In this homage to the Spaghetti Western, the crucifix might simply be a matter of generic conventions.
Channel 5 Quentin Tarantino's take on the spaghetti western is suitably triggerhappy.
6 A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (1964) THE Spaghetti Western starring Clint Eastwood as the "man with no name" gunfighter was a remake of 1961 Japanese film Yojimbo.
the Persian peddler and the Egyptian elixir: racial intimacies in Oklahoma!, specters of loss: violence and the national mission in post-9/11 westerns, east of the spaghetti western: global travels of the genre, and once upon a time in the Middle East.
at "Having grown up with the Spaghetti Western trilogy, the imagery and music from those films are indelibly printed in my childhood memories and lent themselves so perfectly to my style that it was the perfect canvas for my film foodscape debut.
The Spaghetti Western Festival takes place at Theatr Gwaun in Fishguard from February 7-9.
The volume recounts Leone's early life and work as a cinematographer and assistant director on famous films of the 1940s and 1950s such as de Sica's Bicycle Thief and historical epics such as Ben Hur, and discusses in depth his development of the Spaghetti Western style in the Italian film community of the 1960s.
WIN a Blu-ray set of three Spaghetti Western movies and two tickets to see the Spaghetti Western Orchestra in Covent r y.
COMIC MAESTROS The Spaghetti Western Orchestra comes to Sunderland
Reynolds only agreed to take the role because he mistakenly thought the film was to be directed by Sergio Leone, master of the spaghetti western.
This man, necessarily, is waiting, and this waiting suggests a stretch of time peculiar to both the Spaghetti Western and the novel.
Marco Muller, in his third year as the festival's artistic director, is currently working his way through 1,600 films vying for one of the 55 available screening lots, and is also setting up plans to spotlight a classic genre: the Spaghetti Western.
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.
Mr Bailey said: "Our message this year has some comparison to the title of the spaghetti western, the Good, The Bad and The Ugly.