Sergio Leone

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  • Analysis : A Fist Full Of Dollars, By Sergio Leone

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    Sergio Leone broke onto the western movie scene with the film “A Fist Full of Dollars.” This movie was the first installment of the Dollars Trilogy which also included “For a Few Dollars More,” and “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.” These movies, more specifically “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly,” ushered in a new era of western films. Soon after the success of Leone’s films, a wave of Italians started to make Western movies and become successful in the industry. One such director was Sergio Corbucci

  • A Fistful Of Dollars By Sergio Leone And Clint Eastwood And Carty Sewill

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    Although both A Fistful of Dollars by Sergio Leone and “Clint Eastwood” by Carty Sewill relate to the dangers of living in the west and what troubles come with it, Sergio Leone depicts that there is nothing but a cold killer in the eyes of a western man whereas Carty Sewill emphasizes that the Western man does, in fact, have feelings due to the bright and vibrant colors used in his painting. Both Sergio Leone and Carty Sewill show that the West is a very dangerous and unfriendly place. In the

  • Criticism of Once upon a Time in the West Directed by Sergio Leone

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    Criticism of Once upon a Time in the West Directed by Sergio Leone Once upon a Time in the West, directed by Sergio Leone, is a story of evil and vengeance (with a dose of mystery) set in the American West. As the story develops, characters are introduced who are essential to an understanding of the plots. Since there are two simultaneously developed story lines, the maturation of each character provides the viewer with insight as to why certain events occur as they do

  • Comparing Akira Kurosawa 's Yojimbo And Sergio Leone 's A Fistful Of Dollars

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    as the United States and Japan in the 1960s, could find any common ground. However, the similarities between Akira Kurosawa 's Yojimbo and Sergio Leone 's A Fistful of Dollars are undeniable and yet both films reached similar levels of success in their respective nations. In fact, the films were found to be so analogous that Kurosawa is known to have sued Leone for the unlicensed production of his film. All of this aside, it is the differences between each of these films that reveal the most about

  • Italians Perception Of The American West

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    Chloe Young History 105 Final 12/12/16 Italians Perception of the American West When people think of the American West they get this dangerous, rich, savage-like idea of what it might be like. In reality the American West is very different in contrast to its perception. Europe and more specifically Italy are a main source of this impractical view on the American West. Many events throughout history have given Italy and the region of Europe this idea. The American west is known for its media success

  • Similarities Between European And Asian Films

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    taken the Western to other levels and depicted the characters in a different light. European and Asian films have a divergent perspective of the traditional lone man that comes to save the day. Films such as The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,by Sergio Leone, Seven Samurai, by Akira Kurosawa created men that were not the America type of western men. These new interpretations were men that are clearly not good nor truly evil, but blurred. These films have main characters, whether alone or in groups

  • Analysis Of Blazing Saddles

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    An eerie flute sounds in the distance. Smack dab in the center of, let’s call it, “A Staple Town in the Wild West™” are two cowboys in the midst of a head to head shootout for God knows what- a spilled drink, malicious comments, a poached lover. The piercing mix of sand and wind scathing your skin, eyes blinded by the high noon sun shining from above, and of course, the token roll of tumbleweed barely in your line of eyesight. “One… two… three… Shoot!” The hero always prevails... quite disparate

  • Examples Of Intertextuality In The Walking Dead

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    Another post-modern element of The Walking Dead is its intertextuality. It borrows from Romero and ingrains itself in the survivalist genre “given impetus by 9/11” but it also draws inspiration from Westerns. Rick is representative of the ‘Sherriff’ with his dress codes and values. He sports a sheriff hat, hoister and is intent about keeping the law. The series poster emulates the western genre as Rick rides a horse amongst a congestion of cars. Walkers are referred to as herds. Western narratives

  • Compare And Contrast Once Upon A Time In The West And Modern Times

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    He has written over 500 pieces for movies and television series, he has composed music with several different genres. Morricone was friends with director Sergio Leone, who had hired him to write music for his spaghetti western films, which gained fame in the mid 60’s. In the 80’s and 90’s Morricone composed music for European directors, he is now associated with Giuseppe Tornatore, to whose movies he has composed

  • Analysis Of Blazing Saddles

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    An eerie flute sounds in the distance, smack dab in the center of, let’s call it, “A Staple Town in the Wild West™” are two cowboys; in the midst of a head to head shootout for God knows what- a spilled drink, malicious comments, a poached lover. The piercing mix of sand and wind scathing your skin, eyes blinded by the high noon sun shining from above, and of course, the token roll of tumbleweed to the corner of your eye. “One… two… three… Shoot!” The hero always prevails... quite disparate imagery

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