Pocket Essentials is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more. Clint Eastwood was catapulted to film stardom as "The Man With No Name" in Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns.
Starring the ultimate anti-hero, and under the helm of writer Luke Lieberman, Matt Wolpert, and artist Diego Bernard, "Man with No Name "Volume 2 continues the epic saga based on Sergio Leone's modern masterpiece of Western cinema
Directed by Sergio Leone. Starring Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volontï¾ , Marianne Koch.
Que hacen un americano, un espanol, un croata, un austriaco y un italiano en el desierto de Almeria? Rodando un spaguetti western evidentemente. No tendria mas de seis anos cuando disfrute por pri-mera vez de una pelicula de Sergio Leone. Eran tiempos a
"A Genius, Two Partners And A Dupe": A swindler sets up an elaborate scheme to steal a fortune in cash from a corrupt Cavalry officer. The sequel to Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Western classic "My Name Is Nobody". "Massacre at Grand Canyon": Returning home after searching for the men who ruthlessly killed his father, a small-town sheriff is immersed in a brutal, bloody land war.
Directed by Sergio Leone. Starring Aldo Giuffrï¾ , Aldo Giuffr, Clint Eastwood.
Directed by Sergio Leone. Starring Gian Maria Volontï¾ , Josef Egger, Clint Eastwood.
Sergio Leone, maestro of the spaghetti Western, spent sixteen years developing what was to be his final work-the gangster epic Once Upon a Time in America (1983). This "testament film" has a special place in Leone's oeuvre because it marries the directors typically flamboyant, expressionistic style to a story full of profound melancholy and regret. Tracing the lives of a gang of Jewish hoods from their childhood in the New York streets of the 1920s, through Prohibition and union racketeering, to the 1960s, Once Upon a Time in America centers on the relationship between Noodles (Robert De Niro) and Max (James Woods)-an intense friendship destroyed by time, the shifting tides of political history, and mutual betrayal.
This album-matching folio to Jackson Browne's first release of the 21st Century is a reminder of his veteran songwriting skills. Titles are: About My Imagination * Casino Nation * Don't You Want to Be There * For Taking the Trouble * My Stunning Mystery Companion * The Naked Ride Home * Never Stop * The Night Inside Me * Sergio Leone * Walking Town.
Sergio Leone's original vision comes to life in this fully restored Extended Director's Cut. Twenty-two minutes of never-before-seen footage have been returned to this chronicle of brutal and passionate underworld history, deepening the characters and enlarging the work of its astonishing cast. Robert De Niro and James Woods play lifelong pals whose rise as crime kingpins unravels in death and corruption.
Sergio Leone is a singular figure among Italian filmmakers of the postwar years; his films grow in reputation year after year. Groundbreaking westerns such as his Dollars trilogy and the authoritative "Once upon a Time in the West" have made Leone one of the most popular and influential directors in world cinema. Christopher Frayling's remarkable biography of Leone-the first ever-affectionately explores his body of work and casts light on little-known details of his life.
As Sergio Leone's fourth successful American western film, Once Upon a Time in the West earned him acclaim for liberating the western genre, restoring it to antique American simplicity. The principal goal of this book is to sharpen an appreciation for Ser
Four Crime Thrillers from Directors Who Reinvent the Rules. "Once Upon a Time ": Ten years in planning, Sergio Leone's epic "Once Upon A Time In America" portrays 50 years of riveting underworld history and offers rich roles to a remarkable cast. Robert De Niro and James Woods play lifelong Lower East Side pals whose wary partnership unravels in death and mystery.
Tonino Valerii is one of Italy's best genre film directors. Starting out as Sergio Leone's assistant on For a Few Dollars More (1965), he went on to direct spaghetti westerns that stand out among the most accomplished in their class. This book examines Valerii's life and career in depth for the first time, with exclusive interviews
Is the American West in Sergio Leone's "spaghetti westerns" the same American West we find in Douglas Coupland's Generation X? In Jim Jarmusch's movies? In Calexico's music? Or is the American West, as this book tells us, a constantly moving, mutating ide