Tipping its 10-gallon hat to Sergio Leone and Sam Peckinpah
, Three Burials is a film that manages to be haunting, humane and extremely watchable all at once.
The point of the game is to hunt down baddies and lay waste to them in a manner that would make Sam Peckinpah
And where do the Mexican police, Robin's overly concerned obstetrician (Dylan Kussman) and a suicidal assassin (Geoffrey Lewis, Juliette's real-life father, in a terrific small bit on a par with the best Sam Peckinpah
and Don Siegel criminal losers of the '70s) fit in?
Filming started under director Sam Peckinpah
but, in the first of many studio showdowns, he was replaced.
It was the only film festival in socialist countries that attracted big Hollywood stars such as Jack Nicholson, Kirk Douglas, Robert De Niro, Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and famous directors like MiloEi Forman, Francis Ford Coppola, Roman Polanski, Sam Peckinpah
, Pier Paolo Pasolini etc.
An unfortunate incident with an unhatched egg lands Red in court Judge Peckinpah
(Keegan-Michael Key) sentences him to a course in management led by perky clucker Matilda (Maya Rudolph).
An unfortunate incident with an unhatched egg lands Red in court where Judge Peckinpah
(Keegan-Michael Key) sentences him to a course in anger management led by perky clucker Matilda (Maya Rudolph).
Red (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) is an outcast on Bird Island, where an unfortunate incident with an unhatched egg lands Red in court where Judge Peckinpah
sentences him to a course in anger management.
In 1957, when (Sam) Peckinpah
wrote his screen adaptation of "The Authentic Death of Hendry Jones," he was still married to his first wife, Marie Selland, and they lived in Malibu when it was a small, funky, unpretentious beach community with nice housing that was actually affordable.
was an American director in the 1960s and 70s known for his tumultuous personal life as much as for his films, including Pat Garret and Billy the Kid and The Wild Bunch.
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.