This Sunday marks the birthday of William Holden, who was born April 17, 1918. The actor ranked No. 25 on AFI’s list of all-time great leading men. Since he had classic good looks, an expressive…
Part Three, Section 5: Dad and Garrett In 1957, when (Sam) Peckinpah wrote his screen adaptation of "The Authentic Death of Hendry Jones," he was still married to his first wife, Marie Selland, and…
ROME — The Locarno Film Festival will pay tribute to Sam Peckinpah with a complete retrospective of the maverick Hollywood director’s works, which include landmark Western “The Wild Bunch,” once…
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.