By: Anthony Francis WHEN ACTION FILMS HAD BALLS- Sam Peckinpah’s “The Killer Elite” (1975) Sam Peckinpah directed some truly classic films and is considered one of the greatest and most unique filmmakers who ever stepped behind a camera. His voice and his vision were completely unique and his imprint on film history is undeniable. Whether his work spoke of loyalty and camaraderie, family and the influence of … Continue reading When Action Films Had Balls! Looking Back at Sam Peckinpah’s 1975 Actioner THE KILLER ELITE!
By: Anthony Francis When Action Films Had Balls- The Getaway- 1972 Written by Walter Hill (based on the novel by Jim Thompson)Directed by Sam Peckinpah In 1972 the movie gods gave us a perfect storm of talent and perhaps one of the best examples of the kind of action film that walked it like it talked it. A film that is a shotgun blast of macho … Continue reading ACTION REWIND: When Action Films had Balls! Sam Peckinpah’s THE GETAWAY