Film Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) – Special Scene-by-Scene Breakdown

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef and Eli Wallach Directed by: Sergio Leone Synopsis: The year is 1862, and the Civil War is taking thousands of lives each day. Families ripped apart, brothers fighting brothers, and an ungodly amount of blood is being shed. For three bounty hunters, however, there's something much more important to … Continue reading Film Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) – Special Scene-by-Scene Breakdown

Film Review: For a Few Dollars More (1965)

"Where life had no value, death sometimes had its price. That is why the bounty hunters appeared." Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volonté, Mario Brega, Luigi Pistilli, Aldo Sambrell and Klaus Kinski Directed by: Sergio Leone Synopsis: When Douglas Mortimer (Van Cleef) arrives into town, he quickly learns of a fellow bounty … Continue reading Film Review: For a Few Dollars More (1965)

Film Review: A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volonté, José Calvo, Marianne Koch, Wolfgang Luckschy, Joe Egger, Sieghardt Rupp, Mario Brega and Bruno Carotenuto Directed by: Sergio Leone Synopsis: A mysterious stranger arrives in the small town of San Miguel and becomes embroiled in an ongoing feud between rival families - the Rojos and the Baxters - who … Continue reading Film Review: A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Film Review: Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci, Burt Young, James Hayden, William Forsythe, Danny Aiello, Treat Williams and Tuesday Wield Director: Sergio Leone Synopsis: "Noodles" (De Niro), is an elderly ex-gangster who in his youth took advantage of Prohibition and a great deal more alongside his friends. Returning to New York after … Continue reading Film Review: Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Film Review: A Fistful of Dynamite (1971)

Starring: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli, Rik Battaglia and Antoine Saint-John Directed by: Sergio Leone Synopsis: In the midst of the Mexican Revolution, an IRA explosives expert on the run (Coburn) is forced to join a whacky anti-hero (Steiger) in an initial attempt to rob the Mesa Verde bank that results in both becoming great, grand … Continue reading Film Review: A Fistful of Dynamite (1971)

Film Review: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

Starring: Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Jason Robards and Gabriele Ferzetti Director: Sergio Leone Synopsis: Hired gun Frank (Fonda) comes face to face with the mysterious Harmonica (Bronson) in an epic western that tells a story of the impact of loss and the search for retribution. Sergio Leone intended to retire from Westerns after the conclusion … Continue reading Film Review: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)