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Summer of Love: “Ahhh, los gringos otra vez”

The best scene from a movie ever? I don’t know, but there can be no question that this little bit of magic from Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch (1969) would have to enter the conversation. I mean this film has … Continue reading

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The Wild Bunch ‘How does it feel to be so god damned right”

I’ll be quoting from Sam Peckinpah’s masterpiece, and my all-time favorite Western, The Wild Bunch extensively in the scenic series. But right now this scene just seems so right. Deke Thornton (Robert Ryan), a “Judas goat,” confronts the railroad detective … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time in the West – Opening Scene

The opening scene from Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) may very well be the greatest opening scene of any film ever. And I mean ever, I can’t even think of anything remotely close, save maybe … Continue reading

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Buckminster Fuller on Change

I just discovered the Foundation for P2P Alternatives wiki, and on the main page they have a really cool quote from Buckminster Fuller, a fascinating thinker that we strangely happened to be talking about tonight after dinner. You never change … Continue reading

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Preaching teetotaler from opening scene of The Wild Bunch

Here is a great scene featuring a preaching teetotaler (Reverend Wainscott) from Sam Peckinpah’s brilliant The Wild Bunch —definitely in my top five, maybe top three films of all time. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/OcRUgwCiy9A” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Man I love the … Continue reading

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