Peckinpah


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Peckinpah

Sam(uel David). 1926--84, US film director, esp of Westerns, such as The Wild Bunch (1969). Among his other films are Straw Dogs (1971), Bring me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974), and Cross of Iron (1977)
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The group features iconic directors; among them, Howard Hawks, Sam Peckinpah, John Huston, Marlon Brando and Wei Lo.
The film has the snarling belligerence and half-buried tenderness of a Sam Peckinpah movie (the misty, muddy look recalls Peckinpah's own WW2 film, the 1977 Cross of Iron) -- and it certainly wallows in the 'History is violent' side of the equation, often to powerful effect.
You probably haven't seen a film so brutal, so sour and so cynical since Sam Peckinpah gave us Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia way back in 1974.
Peckinpah Today: New Essays on the Films of Sam Peckinpah
It's the sort of cruel, rough-and-tough macho picture that could have been directed by Sam Peckinpah and, boy, does it grab you by the scruff of the neck.
The American film director Samuel Peckinpah rarely developed his female characters beyond the superficial, a shortcoming that has been acknowledged by his fans as well as his detractors.
So you'd think he would have learned something from working with directors like Mike Nichols, Sydney Pollack, Sam Peckinpah, and Steven Spielberg.
BMTHOAG - Low budget Peckinpah thriller filmed in Mexico TRHPS - Stage play and movie which parodies fiction and horror films SB - It all goes wrong for Eddie Cochran CAFS - Perry Como (1) hit from the 1950s IE - Tom Sharpe book TITLE TEASER Solve the clues and rearrange the words to find the Shakespeare play.
He was so Californian that his father was born on Peckinpah Mountain and his grandmother knew (and disliked) Calamity Jane.
Borgnine described Sam Peckinpah as one of the greatest directors he ever worked with.
Produced by Mel Gibson's company and starring Hollywood's other most determined masochist, Pierce Brosnan, ``Seraphim Falls'' is the kind of hard-bitten Western Sam Peckinpah and Sergio Leone used to make.