ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST (1968) – Review by Andrew Sarris [The Village Voice]

2017-12-17T11:25:38-08:00 December 17th, 2017|Categories: SERGIO LEONE|Tags: , , , |

Once Upon a Time in the West is Sergio Leone’s most American Western, but it is still dominantly and paradoxically European in spirit, at one and the same time Christian and Marxist, despairing and exultant, nihilistic and regenerative.

THE GODFATHER PART II: FATHERS AND SONS – Review by Pauline Kael

2017-12-12T09:42:17-08:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA, FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, PAULINE KAEL|Tags: , , |

Throughout the three hours and twenty minutes of Part II, there are so many moments of epiphany — mysterious, reverberant images, such as the small Vito singing in his cell — that one scarcely has the emotional resources to deal with the experience of this film.