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Mexican Slayride

June 18, 2010 Matt Blake 0

This little-known spy film Mexican Slayride was financed by three important production companies in the world of low-budget cinema during the late 1960s.

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Bekim Fehmiu R.I.P.

June 16, 2010 Matt Blake 0

Apparently Bekim Fehmiu has died…  according to news alerts: Belgrade – Well-known Yugoslav actor of Albanian descent Bekim Fehmiu was found dead on Tuesday in […]

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Rebecca, la prima moglie

June 14, 2010 Matt Blake 1

This was a TV adaptation of the popular Daphne Du Maurier novel Rebecca (which had actually already been adapted by the Italians in 1946).

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La mujer sin cabeza

June 14, 2010 Matt Blake 0

Known in English language countries as The Headless Woman, Lucrecia Martel’s La mujer sin cabeza is really more of an Argetinian film than anything else…

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Gloria Paul interview

June 3, 2010 Matt Blake 11

Someone who has always intrigued me is Gloria Paul, an English actress who ended up acting in films in Italy during the 60s. I associate her primarily with comedies and spy films, a glamorous, exotic lady who wouldn’t fit in so well with the more grimy productions made during the 70s.

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Sono viva (I Am Alive)

June 1, 2010 Matt Blake 0

Here’s an interesting sounding new Italian film.  It’s had a somewhat limited release, showing on just 8 screens, and the takings have been rather low […]