RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Sam Peckinpah

A collection of news and information related to Sam Peckinpah published by this site and its partners.

Top Sam Peckinpah Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Harvey G. Alexander

    Harvey G. Alexander
    Harvey G. Alexander, who founded and served as executive director of the Baltimore Film Festival and also read poetry on WBJC-FM, died Nov. 23 of pulmonary edema at Franklin Square Medical Center.
  • Is this the last 'Straw' in north-south relations?

    Is this the last 'Straw' in north-south relations?
    The stereotypical Southern rednecks indulging in uncivilized behavior in the remake of "Straw Dogs" seem like they grew up watching the original 1972 movie. They also seem likely to have tossed back a few beers while watching "Deliverance," released...

    'The Wire' loses spark in newsroom storyline

    Writing about the past four seasons of HBO's The Wire has been one of the great pleasures of this job. But reviewing the fifth and final season, which begins next Sunday on the premium cable channel, is more of a mixed blessing. It's not that the...

    Critic's Notebook: Movie violence must not be stopped

    Critic's Notebook: Movie violence must not be stopped
    I abhor violence. As a rookie police reporter years ago I saw the damage guns, knives, broken bottles, metal pipes, hands — humans — can inflict. From the terrifyingly premeditated to the unfortunately accidental, those images still have the...

    Angus Scrimm, ‘Phantasm’s’ Tall Man, still a striking presence

     
    Angus Scrimm always thought that he would be the star of “sophisticated, witty drawing-room comedies.” But instead of making people ...