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Your Favorite Sergio Leone Film Is...

Il Colosso di Rodi
0 (0%)
A Fistful of Dollars
0 (0%)
For a Few Dollars More
2 (3%)
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
23 (34.3%)
Once Upon a Time in the West
29 (43.3%)
A Fistful of Dynamite
0 (0%)
Once Upon a Time in America
6 (9%)
haven't seen any
6 (9%)
don't like any
1 (1.5%)
other
0 (0%)

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Sergio Leone
« Reply #30 on: October 05, 2010, 04:37:52 PM »
1. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
2. A Fistful of Dollars
3. For a Few Dollars More

4. Once Upon a Time in the West
5. Duck, You Sucker
6. Once Upon a Time in America
7. The Colossus of Rhodes
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Sergio Leone
« Reply #31 on: October 05, 2010, 04:40:01 PM »
Whoa, there's no reason for Once Upon A Time In The West to be viewed as anything less than perfect.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Sergio Leone
« Reply #32 on: October 05, 2010, 04:42:46 PM »
Whoa, there's no reason for Once Upon A Time In The West to be viewed as anything less than perfect.

Yes. It is the only film which has to be viewed as such.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Sergio Leone
« Reply #33 on: October 05, 2010, 04:46:10 PM »
Whoa, there's no reason for Once Upon A Time In The West to be viewed as anything less than perfect.

I couldn't help comparing it to GBU, and found the actors less interesting, the humor lacking, the story less compelling, the music less striking, and the film as a whole felt a little bloated to me.  When it comes out on Blu-Ray, I intend to reevaluate it.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Sergio Leone
« Reply #34 on: October 05, 2010, 04:49:19 PM »
Whoa, there's no reason for Once Upon A Time In The West to be viewed as anything less than perfect.

I couldn't help comparing it to GBU, and found the actors less interesting, the humor lacking, the story less compelling, the music less striking, and the film as a whole felt a little bloated to me.  When it comes out on Blu-Ray, I intend to reevaluate it.

I love GBU, but in a few key areas, notably the direction and the music, I found West to be superior.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Sergio Leone
« Reply #35 on: October 05, 2010, 05:25:16 PM »
I look at this poll and I see only one choice. :)

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Sergio Leone
« Reply #36 on: October 05, 2010, 05:57:44 PM »
1. For a Few Dollars More
2. Once Upon a Time in the West
3. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

4. Duck, You Sucker
5. A Fistful of Dollars
6. Once Upon a Time in America
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Sergio Leone
« Reply #37 on: October 05, 2010, 07:06:25 PM »
Is there a better color than dark green?

Not for me.  I just mimicked the Criticker "tier" colorings, except I replaced yellow with orange because yellow doesn't show up very well on this background.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Sergio Leone
« Reply #38 on: October 06, 2010, 03:25:25 AM »
Whoa. When this poll was created, my answer was "Never seen a Sergio Leone film". I removed that vote as I have seen five by now - my pick has to be Once Upon a Time in the West, even though TGTBATU comes close.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Sergio Leone
« Reply #39 on: November 14, 2010, 06:10:16 PM »
Once Upon a Time in the West

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

A Fistful of Dynamite
For a Few Dollars More    
A Fistful of Dollars    
Once Upon a Time in America   

    

As to the great GBU vs OUaTitW debate...I have to go with the latter. Operatic, artistic and just plain beautiful to watch. What lessens GBU for me, is that Leone totally CINECAST!ed up the historical aspects of the story. Being a military history buff, this just rubbed me wrong.
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