"Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. . . "
When essayist, Charles Caleb Colton uttered this famous quote, he could not have known how well it would apply to so many modern-day situations, as a film enthusiast it immediately makes me think of the explosion of films that arrived in the wake of Sergio Corbucci's seminal 1966 Italian western, DJANGO. Corbucci's gritty tale of a coffin-dragging, post-Civil War Union soldier who wanders into a conflict between warring factions in a nearly deserted border town, was such a success in its native country, that dozens of unofficial Django films were produced …Read More