#Six-Gun Reviews

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – DEAF SMITH AND JOHNNY EARS (1973)

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – DEAF SMITH AND JOHNNY EARS (1973)

MoM’s regular Six-Gun Reviews series returns with Shawn Gordon giving his verdict on the Italian western Deaf Smith And Johnny Ears (1973) starring Anthony Quinn and Franco Nero. This movie takes place amidst a post-Texas Revolution 1836, and follows an aging deaf-mute spy named Erastus Smith (Anthony Quinn) and his hearing companion, a Spaniard called […]

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – PISTOLEROS (1967)

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – PISTOLEROS (1967)

Six-Gun Reviews is back, and this week Michael Hauss gives his verdict on Pistoleros (1967) aka Ballad Of A Gunman, aka Ringo, Pray To Your God And Die, starring Anthony Ghidra (aka Dragomir Gidra Bojanic) and Angelo Infanti. Pistoleros is a derivative of the Leone films, except it never finds its own voice and has […]

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – GET MEAN (1975)

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – GET MEAN (1975)

Six-Gun Reviews returns and this week Shawn Gordon reviews Ferdinando Baldi’s Get Mean (1975) starring Tony Anthony and Lloyd Battista. Spaghetti westerns were a unique movement in movies, where a certain very American genre was transplanted to Europe, particularly Italy and Spain. The movies were often criticized for their lack of originality – it is […]

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – KEOMA (1976)

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – KEOMA (1976)

Six-Gun Reviews returns and this week Dawn Dabell analyses Keoma (1976) starring Franco Nero and Woody Strode. When thinking about spaghetti westerns, certain actors automatically spring to mind: Clint Eastwood, Klaus Kinski, Robert Woods and Franco Nero being high on the list. These four feature in more than their fair share of the biggest and […]

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – THE ADVENTURERS (1951)

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – THE ADVENTURERS (1951)

Six-Gun Reviews is back. This week Jonathon Dabell looks at a film which is more semi-western that bona fide western: The Adventurers (1951), a South African-set British offering starring Jack Hawkins, Peter Hammond and Dennis Price. Should The Adventurers be included in our Six-Gun Reviews feature at all? I have agonised over this question for […]

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – MAN, PRIDE & VENGEANCE (1967)

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – MAN, PRIDE & VENGEANCE (1967)

Shawn Gordon returns for this week’s Six Gun Reviews, looking at Man, Pride & Vengeance (1967) starring Franco Nero, Tina Aumont and Klaus Kinski. Rarely seen and even more rarely discussed, Man, Pride & Vengeance is significant – if for no other reason – for being a rare spaghetti western to be actually set in […]

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – NAVAJO JOE (1966)

SIX-GUN REVIEWS – NAVAJO JOE (1966)

Six-Gun Reviews returns with Shawn Gordon taking a look at Italian-Spanish movie Navajo Joe (1966), starring Burt Reynolds and Aldo Sambrell. Navajo Joe is cited by genre aficionado Quentin Tarantino as one of his favorite spaghetti westerns. The film seems to be the one Euro-western that suffered the most by being released post-A Fistful Of […]