Cinema: Playing Guns

DUCK, YOU SUCKER

Directed by SERGIO LEONE Screenplay by LUCIANO VINCENZONI, SERGIO DONATI and SERGIO LEONE

The best thing about Sergio Leone's movies is their charming and infectious childishness. So gaudy that they seem to have been splashed across the screen with finger paints, so wildly illogical and improbably elaborate that the props might have been pulled from a giant toy box and the plots from comic books, films like the early Clint Eastwood spaghetti westerns or Once Upon a Time in the West exert a weird fascination. It is almost as if Leone...

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