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John Sturges

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Episode 191: John Sturges (feat. Sergio Mims)

Director's Club

Jim here! I'm back as your monthly host! And since this era of filmmaking isn't necessarily my area of expertise, of course I had to recruit a "magnificent" returning guest by the name of Sergio Mims who of course adores the Western genre and even came up with the roster of underseen titles by the great John Sturges. You may know him as the director of such beloved classics like THE GREAT ESCAPE, but we mainly focus on lesser-known works that you should try to seek out. We avoid spoilers through most of the films and mention how you can track down a lot of these hidden gems. Gone are the parody songs but returning is the "what we watched" segment in which I review a couple of new releases (EMA, VAL) and Sergio talks about the documentary SEARCHING FOR MR. RUGOFF. Thank you again to Patrick for filling in these past three months for some excellent episodes you should check out if you haven't yet. Much gratitude as always to the walking Wikipedia of film knowledge as well for joining me in this fun discussion! Titles Discussed Include: BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK, LAST TRAIN FROM GUN HILL, THE SATAN BUG, HOUR OF THE GUN, JOE KIDD, MCQ, THE EAGLE HAS LANDED 00:00 - 13:19 - Introduction 13:20 - 42:23 - What We Watched Recently (new releases) 42:24 - 01:16:00 - Sturges In The 50s 01:16:01 - 01:53:14 - Sturges In The 60s & 70s 01:53:15 - 02:09:54 - Wrap-Up / Outro Download Sturges' BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK commentary: https://cinephiliabeyond.org/bad-day-black-rock-john-sturges-audacious-culturally-significant-masterfully-suspenseful-drama Sergio Mims' Essay On Sergeant Rutledge: https://www.rogerebert.com/black-writers-week/considering-john-fords-apology-western-sergeant-rutledge Sergio Mims' Tribute To Robert Downey Sr: https://www.rogerebert.com/tributes/robert-downey-sr-1936-2021 Check Out Sergio On The Movie Madness Podcast: http://www.nowplayingnetwork.net/moviemadness Visit Director's Club On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/directorsclub Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/jimlaczkowski/list/episode-191-john-sturges/https://letterboxd.com/jimlaczkowski

2hr 9mins

16 Aug 2021

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#37: The Magnificent Seven (John Sturges)

Adult Beverage Film Podcast

A bandit terrorizes a small Mexican farming village each year. Several of the village elders send three of the farmers into the United States to search for gunmen to defend them. They end up with seven, each of whom comes for a different reason. They must prepare the town to repulse an army of thirty bandits who will arrive wanting food. For More Information on other episodes and more visit  www.adultbeverage.net


10 Aug 2021

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Recensioni CaRfatiche - I Magnifici Sette (John Sturges 1960)

Recensioni CaRfatiche

E siamo giunti ad una pietra miliare del genere western. Remake dell'immenso "I 7 Samurai" di Kurosawa, questa pellicola diretta magistralmente da Sturges è una storia di lotta, amicizia, redenzione, vincitori e vinti. I sette pistoleri chiamati a difendere un villaggio dal perfido bandito Calvera, sono antieroi dal cuore d'oro. Ogni personaggio entra nel cuore dello spettatore per rimanerci, interpretato da attori straordinari, sui quali spiccano Yul Brynner e Steve McQueen in stato di grazia. Il tema principale composto da Elmer Bernstein è ormai leggenda. Un titolo da riscoprire e amare.


11 May 2021

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LA GRAN EVASIÓN de John Sturges: Aperitivo cinéfilo en tiempos de pandemia

El Último Refugio

El equipo del Último Refugio se dispone a retomar el formato titulado “Aperitivo cinéfilo”, una antología dedicada a una selección de películas de los grandes directores de la historia del cine.Como no podía ser de otra forma, Pol Martín y Josep Ciutat entablan una conversación cinéfila CON SPOILERS en la que se comentarán anécdotas y/o curiosidades del rodaje de la película La Gran Evasión así como sus mejores escenas, su casting y la figura del director norteamericano John Sturges.Como siempre, el Podcast viene cargado de digresiones y mucha pasión por el mundo del cine.Además, esta semana sonarán temas del cantante norteamericano de folk Josh Rouse

1hr 22mins

30 Apr 2021

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WR501 - John Sturges Triple Feature with Stephen Simpson

Wrong Reel

Stephen Simpson (co-host of Pop Culture Gamers) is back for a special triple feature discussion of the films of John Sturges ('The Magnificent Seven', 'The Great Escape', 'The Eagle Has Landed'). Follow Stephen Simpson: https://twitter.com/Stevoo7 Follow James Hancock on Twitter: https://twitter.com/colebrax Wrong Reel Merchandise: https://teespring.com/stores/wrong-reel

1hr 44mins

26 Mar 2020

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John Sturges

Clásicos del cine

John Sturges fue un director que nos ofreció grandes títulos como "El último viaje a Gun Hill", "Los Siete Magníficos", "Gran Evasión" o "Estación Polar Zebra".

3 Oct 2013