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Peter Dane

March 30, 2012 Matt Blake 5

I’ve noticed the name Peter Dane crop up in a couple of Italian films that I’ve watched now, so it seems like a good opportunity to revive my ‘Americans in Cinecitta’ posts.

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They Came to Rob Las Vegas

March 26, 2012 Matt Blake 0

In view of its hybrid origins it seems highly appropriate that one of the central ideas in They Came to Rob Las Vegas should be the impersonality of life in the space age…

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Benzina

March 23, 2012 Matt Blake 0

Benzina is a 2001 thriller that was marketed as an Italian equivalent to Thelma and Louise (91) and which managed to get a small amount of International distribution (it was shown at festivals in the States and UK).

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L’arrivo di Wang

March 12, 2012 Matt Blake 0

Here’s a new one from the Manetti Brothers, Antonio and Marco, a pair of former music video directors who are doing their best to revive genre cinema in Italy