The Art of Editing in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

In this video essay, Max Tohine presents a shot-by-shot analysis of the three-way standoff at the climax of Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, revealing mathematical patterns, images of thought, and pure musical rhythm.

Max Tohline

Videos: 5

Case Studies: How Editing Shapes the Story

Clint Eastwood

Spaghetti Westerns

Sergio Leone

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly