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Diamond review  Something to do With Death

Advantages: Stirring, unusual, novel, superb score
Disadvantages: Very long and at times slow

At the end of 1966, after the release of 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly', the final film of his so-called 'Dollars' trilogy, Italian film director Sergio Leone was looking forward to taking a break from westerns. In fact he had in mind a project that had ...

Templar19 28.07.2011 · Read full review
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Henry Fonda as you've never seen him before...

Advantages: Stunning scenery, stars Henry Fonda, clipped dialogue
Disadvantages: Long, lack of dialogue may not appeal to everyone,

Reviewing one's favourite film is always a bit risky: you risk it being biased and forget that it may well have negative points which will not appeal to all viewers; I hope this will not be the case with this review. Released in 1969 and with an all-star ...

cladach29 05.10.2006 · Read full review
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They just don't make them like they used to

Advantages: Riveting, four main stars, the score, the direction, where shall I stop?
Disadvantages: None for me, although it's long and slow, which may not be your cup of tea

A film only review: Every now and then, along comes a film to make you stop and think. One that makes you wish you had been there. One that reminds you of things you have seen in different snippets of films and books more recently. Essentially, one tha ...

pmcds 08.04.2009 · Read full review
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One of the Most Astonishing Westerns Ever

Advantages: Too Many To Mention!!
Disadvantages: Beware of shorter prints, go for the full 165min version

Sergio Leone's "Once Upon A Time In the West", flopped at the boxoffice when it was originally released back in 68/69. One reason was the length of the movie, a bum-numbing 165 minutes! Another reason was the slow pace and breadth of the film along with t ...

dreamstar70 27.01.2001 · Read full review
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La Nouvelle Westerne.

Advantages: Waaay to many.
Disadvantages: Nada.

Oh how I wish I could begin this opinion with the soulful blow of a harmonica. Second best the hop-along character theme of Mister Cheyenne. Thirdly the lilting loveliness of Claudia Cardinale's tune (along with her heaving breasts). Damnations; ...

peel.rebekah 12.10.2001 · Read full review
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