There's perhaps no writer who more vividly and colorfully expresses New Mexico cowboy culture than Ol' Max Evans, as just about everyone, including his wife, Pat, refers to him. A call to the…
The problem starts with the first word a director utters on a set. He shouts "action." He doesn't shout "dialogue." There is an expectation of movement, not words. The boundaries of that movement…
The 2012 Black List was compiled from the suggestions of over 290 film executives, each of whom contributed the names of up to 10 of their favorite scripts that were written or are somehow uniquely…
There's no shortage of outdoor movie screenings in the summertime, but here's one not to be missed by Sam Peckinpah buffs.
At first glance, the plot of writer-director Michael R. Roskam's debut feature "Bullhead" seems too Belgium-specific to have widespread international appeal. . .
According to Rod Lurie, his new "Straw Dogs" is not Sam Peckinpah's 1971 "Straw Dogs."
Though competently crafted, Rod Lurie's wholly unnecessary 2011 remake is a film with few notions of its own.
A macho, adrenaline-fix suspenser that plays like the bigscreen equivalent of those pulpy spy novels that once clogged grocery-store checkout lanes.
In later years, Sam Peckinpah was able to burnish his image as a much-aggressed maverick by insisting that his first big-budget picture, "Major Dundee," was "possibly the best film I ever made in my…