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Spaghetti Western Month continues with a look at the Sabata films. The first and third films star Lee Van Cleef as Sabata, a bounty killer with a penchant for gadgets.
Mark Begley and Heather Drain join Mike to discuss the three official Sabata films and four of the knock-offs which have little to nothing to do with the titular gunfighter.
Hollywood Bulldogs: The Rise and Falls of the Great British Stuntman (2021)
Director Jon Spira talks to Mike about his career including his latest film, the 2021 documentary Hollywood Bulldogs: The Rise and Falls of the Great British Stuntmen. Keep up with Jon at jonspira.co.uk
The Big Gundown (1968)
Spaghetti Western Month continues with a look at Sergio Sollima’s 1966 film The Big Gundown. It’s the story of Jonathan Corbett (Lee Van Cleef), a bounty hunter who is being wooed to run for the US Senate. To cement his law & order image, he’s asked to pursue the criminal Cuchillo (Tomas Milian).
Mike Malloy and Beth Accomando join Mike to discuss Sollima’s Western trilogy.
Ethan Minsker is The Man in Camo (2018)
Filmmaker, author, artist Ethan Minsker talks about his 2018 film Man in Camo as well as some of his previous work and his upcoming documentaries on Scooter LaForge and Film Threat magazine.
Learn more at http://www.ethanminsker.com/
The Great Silence (1968)
Spaghetti Western month continues with a look at Sergio Corbucci's The Great Silence (1968). The film stars Jean-Louis Trintingant as the titular Silence, a mute gunfighter who shoots the thumbs off his enemies. He's pitted against the appropriately named Loco (Klaus Kinski) in a snow-bound Utah town in one of the most nihilistic films you may enjoy.
Maitland McDonagh and Ivo Ritzer join Mike to discuss the film and, unfortunately, discuss how it still has such a powerful resonance even today.
Spaghetti Western month kicks off with the psychedelic western horror film Matalo (Kill Him!) from Cesare Canivari. The film tells the story of a stage coach robbery, a ghost town, and some outlaws who look like they escaped the Manson Family.
Cullen Gallagher and Chris Stachiw join Mike to discuss this unusual film.