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