The Wild Bunch


Dir. Sam Peckinpah (1969).
At once strongly metaphoric and shamelessly visceral, Peckinpah’s saga of outlaws on the lam is arguably the strongest Hollywood movie of the 1960s—a western that galvanizes the clichés of its dying genre with a shocking jolt of delirious carnage.

Sun., Aug. 21, 1, 5:40 & 8:20 p.m., 2011

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 10, 2011

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