Archive for category: by David Willingham

Movietone News contributor

Tristana

30 June, 2015 (08:55) | by David Willingham, Essays | By: David Willingham

[Originally published in Movietone News 39, February 1975] The camera trucks slowly left, unobtrusively, almost cautiously, as if to move out of Tristana’s way as she and Saturna approach the group of boys. It cranes above the soccer skirmish to view the scene from a dominating remove, observing the ritual conflict—a game like any other, […]

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‘Tough ole hide’: The Getaway

10 May, 2010 (02:17) | by David Willingham, Essays, Film Reviews, Sam Peckinpah | By: David Willingham

[Originally published in Movietone News 23, May-June 1973] In The Getaway director Sam Peckinpah has crafted one of the tightest, cleanest, most physically compelling films to tweak your fancy in a long while. Harrumph, you say? Go soak your head in Kael, I say. Better yet, truck on out to one of the nabes and […]

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