THE WILD BUNCH: MAN AND MYTH – Time Magazine Review

2017-08-19T16:44:36-07:00 August 19th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA, SAM PECKINPAH|Tags: , , |

"When the legend becomes fact," says the canny newspaper editor in John Ford's The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, "print the legend." Sam Peckinpah is a filmmaker dedicated to telling truths and still preserving the legend of the American West. In feature films (Ride the High Country, Major Dundee) and [...]

BARRY LYNDON: KUBRICK’S GRANDEST GAMBLE – by Richard Schickel

2017-08-12T11:28:54-07:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA, STANLEY KUBRICK|Tags: , , , |

by Richard Schickel FIRST PARADOX: Barry Lyndon, a story of an 18th century Irish gentleman-rogue, is the first novel of a great 19th century writer, William Makepeace Thackeray. It shows early signs of a genius that would nourish only after creative struggle and personal adversity. In time, this forgotten book [...]