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« on: October 08, 2003, 01:27:38 PM »

Halleluja Companeros.


Next Thuesday comes our limited Django Box in a coffin.

Im very happy, cause Django is one of my personal all time favorite Italowestern.



It includes an Digipack with the 3 Franco Nero Movies Cheesy Kiss

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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2003, 09:57:42 AM »

Do you have any more info on this release?

Looks great!  Shocked

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« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2004, 07:23:35 AM »

saw django for the first time today...bought video off ebay.
Extremely violent, ridiculously over the top and unrealistic, far more so than leones films, and quite stylish in a way despite really cheap editing and sets. Nowhere near as good as leone but i cant imagine many of the spaghetti westerns are: the others ive seen are downright terrible whereas this one had some panache to it.

Despite its general weirdness, its strangely compelling, though i dont think its a film to show ur missus.

If anyone else has any thoughts on Django, id be intrigued to hear them.

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« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2004, 04:38:42 PM »

The non-Leone spaghettis are pretty bizarre stuff.  I definitely don't seek them out, but on the rare occasions when they happen to be on TV I'll take a peek for a few minutes.  Last one I saw was with LVC and was on at 3am.  "Return of Something or Another" - wow, it was incredibly bad.  AngelEyes apparently would take any role, "that's why they pay me"

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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2004, 04:40:00 AM »

I love Django. While I don't think the film overall is as good as your average Leone, I'd say that the character Django is easily the coolest spaghetti western anti-hero. For example, in the gunfight in the bar, about 20 minutes into the film, he shoots one of the colonel's men over his shoulder, without even looking! How awesome is that? And then, whereas most heroes would arrange a duel with just their main enemy, Django tells the entire gang of 50 men to meet him. It looks like he's done for, but then he whips out a Gatling gun on their asses and mows them all down!

On non-Leones in general, I'd say I've yet to see a bad spaghetti western. True, some (most?) have very bad dubbing, plot holes you could drive a bus through and Leone rip-offs galore, but even the worst clearly have intelligence and initiative behind them, as well as amazing action and beautiful landscapes.

On a side note, isn't it ironic that the spaghettis were noted for their amazing landscape shots but were mostly filmed in Europe, while John Ford movies could have used real American west scenes, but so often resorted to terrible looking backdrops?

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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2004, 09:55:36 AM »

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check out A Proffesional Gun, also Franco Nero, or the two Terence Hill Trinitys', they're pretty good and could change your opinion of non Leone SW's. Or even Django Kill for a bit of ultra violence.

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« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2004, 05:04:58 PM »

i would also recommend the Big Gundown, Face to Face, Kill and Pray, A Bullet For the General, Companeros and The Great Silence.

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« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2004, 04:01:05 AM »

i think ive just been unfortunate in that ive only seen a handful of non-leone's and theyve all been bad, except for django.

strangely enough theyve all had lee van cleef in too - el condor, captain apache and bad man's river - jesus they were god awful films! even the presence of van cleef couldnt alter the terrible quality.

but ive heard great silence, big gundown, keoma and the trinities are supposed to be quite good so i hope to see them.

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« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2004, 04:49:45 AM »

Our local dvd-video rental store has both Captian Apache and Bad Man's River, I bit on Captian Apache, what crap, like oit was just thrown together to make a quick buck. Those are its only examples of non Leone SW's sad. Its enough to put off for life anyone interested in sampling non Leone SW's

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« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2004, 03:54:08 PM »

Also check out Death rides A Horse & Day of Anger is you enjoy Lee Van Cleef.

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« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2004, 03:53:05 AM »

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Extremely violent, ridiculously over the top and unrealistic, far more so than leones films, and quite stylish in a way despite really cheap editing and sets. Nowhere near as good as leone but i cant imagine many of the spaghetti westerns are: the others ive seen are downright terrible whereas this one had some panache to it.

Despite its general weirdness, its strangely compelling, though i dont think its a film to show ur missus.

If anyone else has any thoughts on Django, id be intrigued to hear them.

Well I finally saw it and would have to agree with most of what you say. Django is definitely a cool character, but the rest of the characterizations are ridiculous and most of the storyline. Its red hooded klansmen were a bit over-the-top, the mexicans likewise. The town set with its muddy streets was great and very realistic, the quicksand ravine absurd, looked like sawdust & water.

I couldn't help laugh when Django steals the gold with his coffin hauling it over the roofs and then down a chimney.

The music was mostly "B" western.

It just looked overall cheap genre explotation material. I did enjoy the Franco Nero interview though.

Ok now the big question, is Keoma way better than this? How about the others?

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« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2004, 04:44:12 AM »

If anyone disliked Django, they should stay away from the sequel. It's terrible. I think Django is great over the top fun, but I actually liked Keoma even more. The Peckinpah slow motion, the symbolism, and Leonard Cohen wannabe soundtrack. Plus it has Woody Strode in it.

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« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2004, 04:59:31 PM »

Thanks Nobody.

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« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2004, 04:07:03 PM »

The Great Silence is also amazing. Try it if you want something a bit more clever and sophisticated than the average non-Leone.

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« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2004, 07:51:11 AM »

I enjoyed the Great Silence alot and a Bullet for the General to a lesser degree. The only 2 non leones I have seen in their entirety. Man that Kinski is a heckuva viilian. Getting the western channel added and I see they have a few sw on the schedule.

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