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Wednesday Apr 16 | DVD Verdict

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Somehow it took me my whole life to finally see Sam Peckinpah's Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia , but I'm OK with that.

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Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Adventure, Comedy Movies, The Ballad of Cable Hogue, Isela Vega, Warren Oates

Fri Sep 27, 2013

TheCelebrityCafe

Film Friday: Sam Peckinpah's 'Major Dundee' starring Charlton Heston

There must be a general rule in Hollywood that if you're going to make a flop, you might as well go all out.

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Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Charlton Heston

Wed Aug 14, 2013

Film School Rejects

6 Filmmaking Tips From Sam Peckinpah

Perhaps the single most illustrative fact about Sam Peckinpah is that he was developing a script while fighting against the heart disease that eventually killed him at the too-young age of 59. After alcoholism, cocaine abuse and a tempestuous personal life , Peckinpah refused to stop working despite his terrible health.

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Related Topix: Straw Dogs, Drama Movies, Thriller, Western, Adventure

Fri Aug 09, 2013

Examiner.com

Ride the High Country

Ride the High Country enjoys a nice critical reputation for being so picturesque and above average in the western genre.

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Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Adventure, Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea

Tue Jul 30, 2013

National Review Online

Victor Davis Hanson: Needed: A Tragic Hero

But the common archetype is a larger-than-life figure. He is endowed with extraordinary gifts and sometimes even more monumental flaws.

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Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Adventure, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Searchers, Pop/Rock

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Ride the High Country Movie Info

Directed by Sam Peckinpah

Starring Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea

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