(Not So) Random Movie Mention: BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA (1974)

Just Started Watching This One, Again, And Felt This Reblog Would Be Exceptionally Fitting! Wouldn’t You Agree?? SURE YOU WOULD!!! 😀
-B.

"You Jivin' Me, Turkey?"

Sam Peckinpah’s

“BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA”

…Is A Damned Fine Film.

I Purchased My Copy Back In 2005.

I’d Seen It Many Many Times Before Then…

…But That’s When The Edition I’m Watching, AS I TYPE THIS, Was Released.

Aside From 1969s…

“THE WILD BUNCH”

…And, To A Lesser Extent, 1972s…

“THE GETAWAY”

…This Film Is My Favorite From…

…Writer/Director Sam Peckinpah.

To ME, However, It’s The Performance Of The Film’s Star…

WARREN OATES

…That TRULY Sells It.

OATES Is An Old-School Actor Through AND Through.

He’s Always Had The Knack For Playing TOUGH And GRITTY Characters…

…In Equally TOUGH And GRITTY Films.

To ME…

“BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA”

…Is OATES’ MASTERPIECE.

Period.

I Don’t Know How Many Times I’ve Seen This Film…

…But I DO Know I Couldn’t Imagine ANYONE ELSE Playing His Part.

It’s One Of Those Situations Where The Part Truly…

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