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    Watch: A Video Essay on the Truly Iconic Figures in Sergio Leone's ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST

    Sergio Leone, as indicated in such films as Once Upon a Time in the West, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, and A Fistful of Dollars, and as shown in this beautiful video essay by Michael Mirasol recently posted at Movie Mezzanine, understood a couple of basic things about the human gaze.

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    30 Years Later: Ranking The Movies Of Summer 1984

    Friday, June 8th, 1984 was quite a day. Homosexuality was decriminalized in New South Wales, Australia; an F5 tornado struck the town of Barnevald, Wisconsin, USA, destroying 90% of it; President Ronald Reagan attended a summit in London; the Celtics beat the Lakers 121-103 to take a 3-2 lead in the...

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    Quentin Tarantino To Close Cannes Hosting Screening Of Sergio Leone's Restored 'A Fistful Of Dollars'

    Each year, the Cannes Film Festival's lineup of classic films allows those on the Croisette to catch up with old favorites, often in newly restored editions, and this year is no different. The lineup includes films by Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Capra, Jean Renoir, Wim Wenders, Francois Truffaut, Krzysz...

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    Quentin Tarantino to Help Close the 2014 Cannes Film Festival With Sergio Leone's 'A Fistful of Dollars'

    The Cannes Film Festival will close this year with a screening of Sergio Leone's 1964 Spaghetti Western classic, "A Fistful of Dollars," starring Clint Eastwood.

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    Cannes Classics Lineup Includes Films By Alfred Hitchcock, Sergio Leone, Frank Capra, Jean Renoir & More

    The Cannes Film Festival isn't just about uncovering the brightest new talents, and freshest expressions of the cinematic art (but yes, it's a huge part of it). Each year, organizers curate a great selection of classic films, and this year is no different.

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    Watch: 1-Hour Doc 'Sergio Leone: The Way I See Things’

    While he may have never won an Oscar, Sergio Leone was a filmmaking titan. Not only did he redefine the western genre with influential films like "Fistful Of Dollars" and "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly," his final film saw him deliver a sweeping epic in the shape of "Once Upon A Time In America." A...

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    The 25 Greatest Movies Never Made

    The grass is always greener on the other side. We always covet what we can never attain. Last week, Sony Pictures Classics' must-see documentary “Jodorowsky's Dune” opened in limited release; director Frank Pavich's funny, affectionate tale of Alejandro Jodorowsky's doomed attempt at adapting Frank ...

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    20 Celebrated Filmmakers Who Never Won A Best Directing Oscar

    For better or worse (which at this time of year, as the punditry reaches its hyperbolic event horizon, usually feels like worse) an Academy Award is the highest honor anyone in the film industry can receive. But of course, like any large organization—even one that wasn’t, as of 2012, reportedly 94% ...

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    Welcome to the Cannes Film Festival!

    Editor's Note: Press Play has two critics covering the Cannes Film Festival this year. Simon Abrams and Glenn Heath Jr. are tag-teaming their way through the most anticipated collection of screenings in the film industry. This is your ticket to Cannes. Enjoy!

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    CANNES 2012: ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA (RESTORED)

    If nothing else, the new 4K restoration of the late "Once Upon a Time in America" proves the necessity of film preservation. This essential new cut of Sergio Leone’s last film was re-assembled from newly rediscovered footage long thought lost.

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