Sam Peckinpah's Feature Films
Examines Peckinpah's fourteen feature films as a body of work. He investigates the director's virtuosic editing techniques, thematic preoccupations that persist from his earliest to his last films, and the structure of his dramatic depiction of violence.
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action Alfredo Garcia average bad faith Ballad of Cable battle Bennie Billy the Kid Billy's Bishop Bonner bounty hunters Brandt brutal bullet bunker Cable Hogue Carol Cawsey characters Charlie Cross of Iron Danforth Deadly Companions death director dramatic Duck Dutch editing Elita fall Fassett federales film's fire Garrett and Billy Getaway half seconds Head of Alfredo High Country Hildy inpah Junior Banner Junior Bonner kill Killer Elite L. Q. Jones Locken Lyle Major Dundee Mapache medium close-up medium shot minutes movie Niles normal speed novel Osterman Weekend Pat Garrett Peckinpah cuts Peckinpah's films phase Pike revenge Riddaway Ride the High rifle rodeo Rudy Russian Sam Peckinpah says scene screenplay Scutt seconds per shot sequence Seydor shoots shotgun slow motion slow-motion soldier Steiner Steve Stransky Stransky's Straw Dogs takes Tanner tells tempo theme Thornton Triebig Tyreen violence Weddle Wild Bunch window wound Yellowleg