Cinema: Horseless Headsman

BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA

Directed by SAM PECKINPAH Screenplay by GORDON T. DAWSON and SAM PECKINPAH

Shame! Infamy! Horror! Sam Peckinpah has really tried to do it this time. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia is a gift to everyone who persists in misunderstanding such Peckinpah films as The Wild Bunch and Straw Dogs simply as paeans to brutality and orgies of tasteless violence. Alfredo Garcia could almost be dedicated to those benighted types. It is as if Peckinpah, sick of the accusations, decided to hurl them back and...

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