Tag Archives: Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen – ‘Deadpan’ (1997).

British artist/filmmaker Steve McQueen restages a famous Buster Keaton gag, while upending cause and effect. He’s currently working on a biopic of Fela Kuti, and his Hunger was one of my favorite films of the last decade.

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The end of the west and the people left over.

Here’s the first 7 minutes of Sam Peckinpah’s criminally under-rated Junior Bonner. Along with The Last Picture Show, Bonner really understands living in a small town in the southwest. The desperation, sadness and the pomp and circumstance that is used to hide it all.