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Durango is Coming, Pay or Die

August 27, 2010 Matt Blake 0

Durango is Coming, Pay or Die is an obscure Italian western from the early seventies, directed by the veteran filmmaker Roberto Bianchi Montero. Montero was a solid craftsman who made competent if unspectacular films in just about every popular genre going, and this is no different: the low budget is painfully evident at times and the plot is rubbish, but it’s reasonably enjoyable and better made than many of its ilk.

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R.I.P Tiberio Murgia

August 23, 2010 Matt Blake 0

Tiberio Murgia has died.  Here’s a rough translation of an article that appeared on an Italian website: Tiberio Murgia, who died at the age of […]

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Darkness Surrounds Roberta

August 19, 2010 Matt Blake 0

Darkness Surrounds Roberta is an Italian and American co-production, shot in 2008 in Italy, which attempts to revive the moribund giallo genre. Unfortunately – and despite the fact that a number of reviews on the internet seem to be suspiciously positive – it doesn’t remotely succeed.

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Cine70 #12

August 18, 2010 Matt Blake 0

Good news, new issues of Cine70 and a Nocturno special on Sergio Corbucci have come out!