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One magnificent film, three also-rans

Advantages: Classic first film
Disadvantages: Weak sequels, lack of extras on the sequels

...This collection is usually between £15 and £20 on amazon. The Magnificent Seven is certainly not the most critically acclaimed western ever made, but it’s probably my favourite. It’s a remake of Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai (which in truth is a lot better), ...

hogsflesh 06.11.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The Magnificent Seven Collection (Blu-ray)

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DON'T CALL ME BAMBINO!

Advantages: Great slapstick comedy with the appeal of the Spaghetti westerns
Disadvantages: Dubbing

If the 50's were the golden age of the American western then by the early 60's the genre was definitely in the doldrums. However in the mid to late sixties the western received a massive boost from an unusual quarter, Italy. Sergio Leone made a series of ...

Mauri 06.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of They Call Me Trinity / Trinity Is Still My Name (DVD)

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If god didn't want them sheared he would not have made them sheep

Advantages: Classic Western action film
Disadvantages: The extras could perhaps be a bit better

This is a review of the MGM Blu-Ray, about £7 on amazon. This is one of my favourite Westerns. While it doesn’t have the savagery of The Wild Bunch or the beauty of Once Upon A Time In The West, it’s a hell of a lot of fun, and I’ve loved it ever since I ...

hogsflesh 03.09.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Magnificent Seven (Blu-ray)

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Take it easy Catherine..!!!

Advantages: Excellent story-line, superb acting by Lee Marvin.
Disadvantages: Weaker characterization of Clay Boone.

...BACKGROUND INFORMATION American Director Elliot Silverstein directed the famous western movie Cat Ballou, and it was released in 1965. It was a huge financial success at the box-office. This movie also achieved several prestigious awards for its uni ...

Gladiator007 18.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Cat Ballou (DVD)

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A light-hearted western

Advantages: Well-acted/directed, entertaining, mildly humorous in parts
Disadvantages: Too long, the 'two on a bike' scene, not as spectacular as I'd been led to believe

...RELEASED: 1969, Cert. 12 RUNNING TIME: Approx. 110 mins DIRECTOR: George Roy Hill SCREENPLAY: William Goldman PRODUCER: John Foreman MUSIC: Burt Bacharach MAIN CAST:- Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy Robert Redford as The Sundance Kid Katharine Ross a ...

CelticSoulSister 15.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (DVD)

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