Just curious - I made it over to the Film Forum twice, and on both occasions I'd say the crowd was about 100 people, all men and 3 women or so at each. Were the crowds at all your screenings like that?
I flew to New York and spent most of June 3-9 attending screenings at the Film Forum. It was great to see these movies on the big screen with (mostly) packed and appreciative houses. There were some... more
I'd concur with Eric. Most screenings I was at were well-attended or close to sold out, with a real mix of people in the audience. Young couples, older couples, some solitary women and men. At PRICE... more
I went to several screenings and there were a lot of women in the audience - some came alone, some on dates. Very surprising. Also fathers bringing their sons to see the films. Most of the screenings ... more
I saw PRICE OF POWER today and it was indeed a beautiful print. Also an excellent film - much more plot-driven than your usual spaghetti western. I would argue with Cox's assessment that this was... more
I always find it interesting how people disagree on films in this genre. For instance, I think FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE is Leone's weakest western in that it drags so badly in the middle. Other fans... more
I saw COMPANEROS and THE BIG GUNDOWN tonight at the Film Forum and would pretty much agree with Pasta Shel's reviews. BIG GUNDOWN was a gorgeous looking film, and so many scenes or bits of scenes... more
Thanks Pasta Shell, I'm sure you had a great time by your enthusiastic reviews. So many of these films look much better on the big screen the way they were meant to be seen. Something like this... more