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*'''11/11''' - Sartana's back: '''[[Have a Good Funeral, My Friend ... Sartana Will Pay Review (Scherpschutter)|Have a Good Funeral, My Friend ... Sartana Will Pay!]]'''
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*'''11/10''' - '''New''': '''[[10 Must-read Spaghetti Western Books - From Leone to the Genre’s Demise]]'''
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*'''11/06''' - We continue our Sartana trip with an [[I am Sartana, your Angel of Death Review]]
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* '''11/05''' - '''[[Get Mean BluRay review|Film and BluRay review of GET MEAN]]'''
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* '''11/01''' - November is western month, we kick off with a [[Sartana's Here... Trade Your Pistol for a Coffin Review]]
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* '''10/26''' - In our latest review we take them [[One by One... Without Mercy Review|One by One... Without Mercy]]
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* '''10/18''' - Scopone or Dallas? Whatever: [[Dallas (Il Mio Nome è Scopone ...) Review]]
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* '''10/15''' - [[Image:Germanflag.jpg|20px]] Neu, eine [[Lex Barker Collection DVD Rezension]]
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* '''10/04''' - A Combo : a '''[[Ringo From Nebraska Review|Film Review]]''' + an '''[[Who Directed Ringo From Nebraska?|Article]]''', both on '''Ringo From Nebraska'''
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* '''09/20''' - A new review, read before our amigo is dead: [[Hey Amigo ... You're Dead! Review]]
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* '''08/29''' - A Commie with a Donald Trump hairstyle: [[God Forgives, his Life is Mine review]] !
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*'''08/21''' - Find out what boleadores are in the [[El Macho Review]]
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*'''08/16''' - Noon lost his memory, we found his review: [[The Man Called Noon (Film Review)]]
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* '''08/01''' - From hero to zero and back: [[Two Pistols and a Coward Review]]
  
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* '''Sept 23''' - One of the genre's few '''[[Gentleman Killer Review|Gentleman Killers]]''' gets his due.
 
* '''Sept 21''' - Two recent releases of '''The Mercenary''' (Wild Side and Koch Media) are compared to the old Italian disc in: '''[[The Mercenary - DVD Comparison]]'''
 
* '''Sept 15''' - Scherpschutter learned from a reliable source that [[Valdez is Coming Review|Valdez is Coming]] !
 
* '''Sept 14''' - New article chronicling [[The Spaghetti Westerns of Alberto Cardone]]
 
* '''Sept 11''' - A review debut of one of the most violent Spaghettis out there. [[Fasthand is Still My Name Review]]
 
* '''Sept 8''' - Finally!  A worthy DVD release of British Western The Man Called Noon.  Read our review of the new Odeon Entertainment (UK) release of this film [[The Man Called Noon DVD Review|here]].
 
* '''Sept 6''' - Scherpschutter has completely revisited his review of Sergio Corbucci's [[Johnny Oro Review|Johnny Oro]]
 
* '''Sep 4''' - A minor yet somewhat enjoyable genre film has a review now. [[Thompson 1880 Review]]
 
* '''Sep 1''' - [[File:Germanflag.jpg|15px]] Eine deutschsprachige Filmkritik zu Tony Anthonys East-meets-West-Streifen [[Der Schrecken von Kung Fu Review|Der Schrecken von Kung Fu]]
 
* '''Aug 30''' - Missed opportunities are rampant as told in our new [[Execution Review]]
 
* '''Aug 29''' - The penultimate western by Corbucci has been analysed by Scherpschutter: [[What am I doing in the Middle of the Revolution? Review (Scherpschutter)|What am I doing in the Middle of the Revolution?]]
 
* '''Aug 26''' - [[File:Germanflag.jpg|15px]] Passend zum Tony Anthony-Special hat ''The Stranger'' seine erste Rezension verfasst: [[StrangerReviewsGerman2|Ein Dollar zwischen den Zähnen - Review]]
 
* '''Aug 26''' - Another UK DVD is reviewed.  Check out the verdict on Pegasus Entertainment's release of [[Any Gun Can Play DVD Review|Any Gun Can Play]]
 
* '''Aug 24''' - [[File:Germanflag.jpg|15px]] Eine weitere Rezension zu Mario Caiano´s [[Die letzten Zwei vom Rio Bravo Review (by Siringo)|Die letzten Zwei vom Rio Bravo]]. Sowie eine kritische Betrachtung von Edoardo Mulargia´s [[Django – Kreuze im blutigen Sand Review (by Siringo)|Django – Kreuze im blutigen Sand]], und zu guter Letzt eine weitere deutschsprachige Filmkritik im Rahmen des Tony Anthony - Specials: [[Western-Jack - Review]]
 
* '''Aug 24''' - Review of the widely seen, little talked about [[The Dirty Outlaws Review|The Dirty Outlaws]]
 
* '''Aug 22''' - Our old [[Requiescant Review]] has been revised by it's author.
 
* '''Aug 21''' - Koch Media announced a new box-set for November 26 including [[Flußpiraten vom Mississippi, Die|River Pirates of the Mississippi]], [[Schwarzen Adler von Santa Fe, Die|The Black Eagle of Santa Fe]] and [[Goldsucher von Arkansas, Die|Conquerors of Arkansas]]!
 
* '''Aug 20''' - New Review of [[The Unholy Four Review|The Unholy Four]]
 
* '''Aug 16''' - [[File:Germanflag.jpg|15px]] Neu in der Datenbank: Ein [[Mille dollari sul nero/Comparison VHS-DVD (deutsch)|Schnittvergleich]] zwischen der "Sartana"-DVD von MCP und den Videokassetten von VideoStar und Futura.
 
* '''Aug 13''' - No authenticity, some gore, and a lot of fun: read all about in the [[Scalps, venganza india Review]]
 
* '''Aug 12''' - [[File:Germanflag.jpg|15px]] Ein Review zu MCPs DVD-Veröffentlichung von [[Sartana DVD Review|"Sartana"]] (Mille dollari sul nero)
 
* '''Aug 11''' - Thanks to Mike Siegel, who provided us with some awesome german [[Comin' at Ya!/Pictures|"Comin' at Ya!"-Lobby Cards]]!
 
* '''Aug''' - [[File:Brazil_flag.gif|15px]] '''SPAGHETTI WESTERN CONVENÇÃO BRASIL 2010''' [http://www.spaghetti-western.net/forum/index.php/topic,2748.0.html para mais informações] (site oficial: [http://www.faroestespaghetti.com.br faroestespaghetti.com.br])
 
* '''Aug 10''' - A new review of one of the more prestigious Spaghetti productions. [[Long Days of Vengeance Review 2]]
 
* '''Aug 8''' - Thanks to guest writer ''Nzoog Wahrlfhehen'' we have a review of the late, very late Eurowestern [[Al Oeste de Rio Grande Review|Al Oeste de Rio Grande]]
 
* '''Aug 4''' - [[File:Germanflag.jpg|15px]] Neu in der Datenbank: Ein DVD-Review zur neuesten Veröffentlichung aus dem Hause Koch Media [[Die letzten Zwei vom Rio Bravo DVD Review|"Die letzten Zwei vom Rio Bravo"]]
 
* '''Aug 2''' - [[File:PLANETSW Icon.gif|15px]] The fourth installment of the '''SWDB Digest''' is online at Planet SW, [http://planet.spaghetti-western.net/2010/08/swdb-digest-episode-4/ click here to read it]
 
* '''Aug 1''' - There's a brand new review of the late Corbucci [[Sonny and Jed / La Banda J&S - Film Review (Scherpschutter)|Sonny and Jed / La Banda J&S. Cronaca Criminale del Far West]]
 
* '''Jul 26''' - Anthony Ghidra's glory hour! Read the [[A Hole Between The Eyes & Tequila Joe DVD review]]
 
* '''Jul 14''' - Let's bury the World Cup and turn back to Spaghetti Westerns with the [[Bury them Deep Film/DVD Review]]
 
* '''Jul 5''' - We started a poll at our forum to find out, which Tony Anthony-movies are the most popular ones: [[Tony Anthony - Special/Ranking|Here are the results.]]
 
* '''Jul 4''' - The World Cup is over, but you can still read Scherpschutter's: [[A Long Ride from Hell Review]]
 
* '''Jun 20''' - Tired of watching bad matches at the World Cup ? Try Scherpschutter's review of [[Sartana kills them All Review (Scherpschutter)|Sartana kills them All]] or Sam's [[Gunslinger's Revenge mini-review|review of the modern western Gunslinger's Revenge]] (aka Il Mio West)
 
* '''Jun 16''' - [[File:Portugal.gif|15px]] [[Blindman Review (Portuguese)]]
 
* '''Jun 14''' - A collection of lobby cards ([http://picasaweb.google.com/posterazzi/SpaghettiWesterns# click here for a preview]) will find its way into the SWDB soon thanks to posterazzi@hotmail.com who is selling the originals, so collectors, feel free to email them for a product list!
 
* '''Jun 13''' - [[File:Portugal.gif|15px]] Por Um Punhado de Euros is celebrating their anniversary [http://por-um-punhado-de-euros.blogspot.com/2010/06/os-spaghettis-da-minha-vida-pedro.html with a top 10 list], check it out [http://planet.spaghetti-western.net on the Planet]!
 
* '''Jun 8''' - We continue our journey through a '''Stranger''''s land with a study of the man and his work: '''[[Tony Anthony - A Stranger at Home]]'''
 
* '''Jun 5''' - If you think real spaghs aren't dirty and violent enough, you can always try a psuedo spaghetti. Read all about it in : [[The Hunting Party Film/DVD Review]]
 
* '''Jun 4''' - [[File:Germanflag.jpg|15px]] Anlässlich des [[Tony Anthony - Special|Tony Anthony - Special]] gibt es jetzt ein [[Ein Dollar zwischen den Zähnen - Review |deutschsprachiges Review]] zu "'''Ein Dollar zwischen den Zähnen'''" ''(A Stranger in Town)''
 
* '''Jun 3''' - This '''MONTH’S FOCUS''': We are dedicating this month to [[Tony Anthony - Special|Tony Anthony]] and his movies! Enjoy articles, reviews, picture galleries, videos and vote for your three favourite TA-Movies at our [http://www.spaghetti-western.net/forum/index.php/topic,2681.msg100606.html forum]! '''Have a look at the [[Tony Anthony - Special]]!'''
 
* '''May 17''' - '''Red Dead Redemption''' is one of the most exciting video games ever for Western fans. With a strong Spaghetti feel to it and GTA-like freedoms it promises to be one of the greatest videogames in a long time. Check it out [http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2Fs%3Fie%3DUTF8%26redirect%3Dtrue%26ref_%3Dsr%5Fnr%5Fi%5F0%26keywords%3Dred%2520dead%2520redemption%26qid%3D1274951013%26rh%3Di%253Avideogames%252Ck%253Ared%2520dead%2520redemption&tag=spaghetti-western-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=390957 on Amazon.com] | [http://www.amazon.de/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.de%2Fs%3Fie%3DUTF8%26redirect%3Dtrue%26ref_%3Dsr%5Fnr%5Fi%5F0%26keywords%3Dred%2520dead%2520redemption%26qid%3D1274951154%26rh%3Di%253Avideogames%252Ck%253Ared%2520dead%2520redemption&tag=italowestern-21&linkCode=ur2&camp=1638&creative=19454 Amazon.de] | [http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.co.uk%2Fs%3Fie%3DUTF8%26redirect%3Dtrue%26ref_%3Dsr%5Fnr%5Fi%5F0%26keywords%3Dred%2520dead%2520redemption%26qid%3D1274951188%26rh%3Di%253Avideogames%252Ck%253Ared%2520dead%2520redemption&tag=thequentint07-21&linkCode=ur2&camp=1634&creative=19450 Amazon.co.uk] | [http://www.amazon.fr/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.fr%2Fs%3Fie%3DUTF8%26redirect%3Dtrue%26ref_%3Dsr%5Fnr%5Fi%5F0%26keywords%3Dred%2520dead%2520redemption%26qid%3D1274951234%26rh%3Di%253Avideogames%252Ck%253Ared%2520dead%2520redemption&tag=swdb-21&linkCode=ur2&camp=1642&creative=19458 Amazon.fr] | [http://www.amazon.ca/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.ca%2Fs%3Fie%3DUTF8%26redirect%3Dtrue%26ref_%3Dsr%5Fnr%5Fi%5F0%26keywords%3Dred%2520dead%2520redemption%26qid%3D1274951261%26rh%3Di%253Avideogames%252Ck%253Ared%2520dead%2520redemption&tag=spaghetti-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=15121&creative=390961 Amazon.ca]
 
* '''May 26''' - A full review of both the movie and the [[Koch Media DVD catalog|Koch Media]] DVD of it, is now available: [[Take a Hard Ride - Film/DVD Review (Koch Media)|Take a Hard Ride - Film/DVD Review]]
 
* '''May 25''' - [[File:PLANETSW Icon.gif|15px]] Episode 3 of the SWDB Digest is now available [http://planet.spaghetti-western.net/2010/05/spaghetti-western-digest-episode-3/ here] on the Planet!
 
* '''May 24''' - [[Minnesota Clay/DVD|Minnesota Clay]] is coming to DVD in the US tomorrow. Unfortunately no Amazon link yet. [[Minnesota Clay/DVD|Click here]]
 
* '''May 20''' - [[Hannie Caulder]] is coming to DVD in the US this coming July! [[Hannie Caulder/DVD|Click here]]
 
* '''May 18''' - Your chance to co-finance "The Scarlet Worm", an actual western movie production: [http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/966139435/feature-length-western-the-scarlet-worm Click here]
 
* '''May 15''' - [[Wild East DVD catalog|Wild East]] announced the upcoming [[:Category:Anthony Ghidra|Anthony Ghidra]] double feature DVD containing [[...e venne il tempo di uccidere|Tequila Joe]] & [[Buco in fronte, Un|A Hole between the Eyes]]
 
* '''May 13''' - Still tired of reading? Then look here: You'll never ever find a gunfighter better looking than '''[[Hannie Caulder Review|Hannie Caulder]]'''
 
* '''May 11''' - [[File:Germanflag.jpg|15px]] Die neue [[Koch Media DVD catalog|Koch]] DVD unter die Lupe genommen: [[Tote brauchen keine Dollars DVD review]]
 
* '''May 10''' - Tired of reading? Browse our [[Posters from Romania|Romanian poster gallery]] of European westerns
 
* '''May 10''' - Now available from [[Koch Media DVD catalog|Koch Media]]: '''[[Take a hard ride/DVD#Germany|Take a hard ride]]''' and '''[[Cannon for Cordoba/DVD#Germany|Cannon for Cordoba]]'''!
 
* '''May 7''' - [[Koch Media DVD catalog|Koch Media]] announced at ''dirtypictures'' two new DVDs of the Rainbow-Collection: '''[[Pistole non discutono, Le|Bullets Don't Argue]]''' and '''[[Chiedi perdono a Dio... non a me|May God Forgive You... But I Won't]]''' as well as a first box set combining three previously released discs. [[Koch Media DVD catalog/Italowestern Collection|See the collection]]
 
* '''May 2''' - Film Review and DVD Review, all in one : '''[[Don't wait Django, shoot Review|Don't wait Django, shoot]]'''
 
* '''Apr 21''' - Koch Media announces [[Take a hard ride/DVD‎‎|TAKE A HARD RIDE release]] for May 7
 
* '''Apr 15''' - [[File:PLANETSW Icon.gif|15px]] Episode 2 of the SWDB Digest is [http://planet.spaghetti-western.net/2010/04/spaghetti-western-digest-episode-2/ now available on the Planet]
 
* '''Apr 14''' - A review of an early 'Django movie without Django' is available now: [[Some Dollars for Django Review]]
 
* '''Apr 11''' - [[File:Germanflag.jpg|15px]] Thematisch noch zum [[Terence Hill & Bud Spencer - Special]] passend gibt es erstmalig eine deutschsprachige Rezension zu Tonino Cervi´s [[Heute ich… morgen du! Review (by Siringo)|Heute ich… morgen du!]]
 
* '''Apr 8''' - You've undoubtedly read about them in the forums, but what's their product like? Find out with the [[Face to Face DVD Review (Cultcine)]].
 
* '''Apr 5''' - [[File:PLANETSW Icon.gif|15px]] We have kept this yet relatively quiet, but this is most exciting! We have launched a pilot project called "[http://planet.spaghetti-western.net Planet Spaghetti Western]", a blog aggregator that brings you the whole spaghetti western related blogosphere into one blog that you can subscribe to. Discover new angles, reviews in different languages, read a regular digest by the SWDB, expand the Spaghetti Western online world! [http://planet.spaghetti-western.net Check it out right here]
 
* '''Apr 4''' - Shane meets Fernando, but there's no soundtrack by ABBA : read all about it in the [[5000 Dollars on an Ace Review]]
 
* '''Apr 2''' - '''SWDB HALL OF FAME 2010''' - The '''[[SWDB Hall of Fame]]''', as voted for by the community, is now ready to be unveiled to the public!
 
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