Essays Tagged: "spaghetti westerns"

"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" - a film which symbolizes the Western genre while it expands its rules and traditions.

ly it became part of our culture, but it has also created a sub-genre of Westerns, tenderly called "Spaghetti Westerns" - mostly because of the Italian origins of the filmmaker and the fact that his m ...

(5 pages) 249 4 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Why Spaghetti Westerns Should Simply Be Westerns: An analysis of the Western Genre using examples from "The Searchers" and "For a Few Dollars More"

Why Spaghetti Westerns Should Be Simply WesternsIt is argued that true Westerns all conform to the same ... optimistic vision in the characters eyes that was portrayed in all contemporary Westerns, not just Spaghetti Westerns (Schatz, 50). Henry Focillon theorizes that styles in art pass through four stage ... le has been accepted by the public), Refinement, and Mannerist (when style becomes self-reflexive). Spaghetti Westerns are thought of as self-reflexive because they don't seek to maintain true to hist ...

(8 pages) 201 2 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

A critical reading of the western, referring to Jim Kitses "Notes on the Western"

ource, as the Italians found new ways to inject life into a dying genre. This was witnessed in the "spaghetti" westerns of Sergio Leone such as The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly(1968), but this proved t ...

(10 pages) 69 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

A Film Review: KILL BILL V 1&2

based largely on Tarentino’s admiration for grindhouse cinema (kung-fu movies), samurai films, spaghetti westerns and gore fests of the '70s and early '80s. The film relishes movie buffs in refer ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Westerns And Film Noir- How They Represent American Culture

this is portrayed through the film.The Western genre started with classic Westerns, then evolved to Spaghetti westerns and are now made contempary westerns.The classic western is recognisable though t ... a church in the background, which represents the importance of religion in the american society.The spaghetti western got its name due to the fact that they were mostly produced by Italians (e.g:sergi ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Once Upon A Time In The West

Critics ignored these films, and because Italian companies financed most of them, they called them Spaghetti Westerns. Fans loved this term, which is now fondly used to label any Western made and fin ... cs put it down for its brutal interpretation of an unromantic West, but audiences loved it, and the Spaghetti Western took off like a bullet! Sergio Leone was born in 1921 in Rome to the film director ...

(10 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis