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The music has stopped, but the memory of the late grandmaster Ennio Morricone still lingers on. From 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' to 'Cinema Paradiso' to 'The Hateful Eight,' his legacy in film runs deep.
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'Bounty Law', the fictional Western from 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood', could turn into a full blown spin-off TV series in the very near future.
·8 min read
Dominik's western uses the idea of the outlaw, specifically through analyzing Jesse James and Robert Ford's relationship, as an allegory for modern American celebrity obsession and the negative consequences of a culture that worships popular people as godlike figures.
·4 min read
Wim Wenders is considered one of the generation's greatest filmmakers for his ability to communicate the depth of the human condition through the canvas of the American west; as evidenced in such masterpieces like 'Paris, Texas.'
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Bruce Springsteen has picked two of his favorite westerns in 'The Searcher' and 'A Face in the Crowd' and will discuss them in depth with Ben Mankiewicz this weekend.
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With their love-note to the classic Western, the Coen brothers examine who the Old West mentality fueled the American propensity toward violence.