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reviewed Straw Dogs. December 24, 2011
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**** out of ****    Sam Peckinpah's "Straw Dogs" is a stirring, often times riveting thriller; a film about violence, emotional destruction, social discrimination, and the limits of …
reviewed Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. November 19, 2010
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Historically, it would be easy to go on and on about PAT GARRETT AND BILLY THE KID. Much has been made of this Old West legend -- the stuff of great American myth, and, while this story has been given …
reviewed Ride the High Country. December 23, 2009
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An old gunfighter and outlaw Judd (Joel Mc Crea) knows that his days of living the wild west lifestyle is coming to an end. He wants to do one last job before he retires. His job is to protect a money …
reviewed The Ballad of Cable Hogue. December 04, 2009
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Cable Hogue (Jason Robards Jr.) is a traveling prospector who is robbed at gun point by his two companions (L.Q. Jones & Strother Martin) who leave Cable out to die of thirst.  After wandering …
reviewed The Getaway. July 31, 2009
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The Getaway was a starring vehicle for Steve McQueen and his lady friend Ali McGraw. In need of a paying job, Sam Peckinpah agreed to work on the movie. He tried to make as many changes he could with …
reviewed Convoy. July 30, 2009
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Convoy was the perfect example of film making during the late seventies. A self-indulgent film filled with a lot of partying actors and a director who was totally out of it during the entire production. …
reviewed Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. July 30, 2009
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Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid follows the last days of the notorious Billy the Kid (Kris Kristofersen) and his former running buddy Pat Garrett's (James Coburn) attempts to bring him to justice. A …
reviewed Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia. July 15, 2009
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Bring Me The Head of Alfredo Garcia  has to be Sam Peckinpah's most realized project. Not only is it his opus but it's the only one of his films not to have been tampered or tinkered with …
reviewed The Killer Elite. May 14, 2009
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Killer Elite is a film that Sam Peckinpah directed because his wallet was a little light. A no nothing project that starred James Caan and Robert Duvall. They play a pair of secret agents who are on a …
reviewed The Osterman Weekend. May 14, 2009
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The Osterman Weekend is Sam Peckinpah's last film. Years of drug abuse (alcohol, pills etc..) took a devastating toll on the legendary film maker. Desperate for work, he took an uncredited second …
reviewed Straw Dogs. May 10, 2009
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Straw Dogs (1971) was a film that Sam Peckinpah directed during the early seventies. He adapted the screenplay from the thriller novel "The Siege at Trencher's Farm). Dustin Hoffman stars as …
reviewed Cross of Iron. May 08, 2009
Cross of Iron
Cross of Iron is a low budget masterpiece from ace director Sam Peckinpah. After having a falling out from Hollywood, Peckinpah went to Europe to direct this W.W.II. anti-war film. The film centers around …
reviewed Major Dundee. May 08, 2009
Major Dundee
Major Dundee (1965) was a test of wills between Sam Peckinpah and the studio heads, it was also a proto-type for his true master piece The Wild Bunch. The movie seems to be edited by foreign hands and …
reviewed The Osterman Weekend. February 02, 2009
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Pros: If you like plot driven stories where plot is all, here you go.      Cons: Hello, acting, where did you go Hello, acting?      The Bottom Line: If you want …
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