Peckinpah

[pek-uh n-paw]
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Contemporary Examples of peckinpah

  • At the same time, Peckinpah is leaning over your shoulder, whispering that David has brought a lot of this on himself.

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    The Power of 'Straw Dogs'

    Malcolm Jones

    September 19, 2011

  • Peckinpah never gave a woman more sympathy in any of his other films.

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    The Power of 'Straw Dogs'

    Malcolm Jones

    September 19, 2011

  • And that time I started studying it, desperate to discover how Peckinpah had done such a number on me.

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    The Power of 'Straw Dogs'

    Malcolm Jones

    September 19, 2011

  • Step by gentle step, shot by shot, Peckinpah backs you into a corner.

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    The Power of 'Straw Dogs'

    Malcolm Jones

    September 19, 2011

  • Peckinpah, for all his reputation as “Bloody Sam,” the maestro of screen violence, cuts that part by at least half.

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    The Power of 'Straw Dogs'

    Malcolm Jones

    September 19, 2011


British Dictionary definitions for peckinpah

Peckinpah

noun
  1. Sam (uel David). 1926–84, US film director, esp of Westerns, such as The Wild Bunch (1969). Among his other films are Straw Dogs (1971), Bring me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974), and Cross of Iron (1977)
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