Tag Archives: Inglorious Basterds

Visualizing the Ethics of Violence in Sam Peckinpah’s “The Wild Bunch”

My previous post concerning Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds, violence, and the Italian Western generated an excellent discussion that revolved around what film, or a film, should or should not do with regard to a larger ethical responsibility.  As I noted … Continue reading

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Violent Style without Ethical Substance: “Inglourious Basterds” and the Italian Western

In F.T. Rea’s post of favorite Westerns, Rea cleverly and accurately assigned each film with a word: High Noon is about honor. Lonely Are the Brave is about freedom. Stagecoach is about survival. Treasure of the Sierra Madre is about … Continue reading

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