Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) Review

Sergio Leone is synonymous with “Spaghetti Westerns”, after all he was the mastermind behind ¬†what is widely considered to be one of the very best films ever made: “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” which is of course also a western. “Once Upon a Time in the West” was Leone’s next attempt at making big with the theme but it isn’t just his “Dollars Trilogy” with different characters and a different story. Leone creates a movie that feels familiar yet completely different to his previous work and he’s all the better for it. “Once Upon a Time in the West” is only held back slightly from radiating pure brilliance, only slightly.

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