Elio Petri’s tendency towards obfuscation stepped up yet another gear with Todo modo (76), which is one of the strangest films ever made. Set in the near future, it delineates an Italian society that is run by a coalition between powerful industries, the ‘party’ and – above all – the Catholic Church.
You have to frankly applaud anybody who tries to make a dinosaur movie on a budget of half a takeaway pizza and a couple of postage stamps. So the writer / director Steve Lawson – a familiar figure in the world of contemporary British horror thanks
One of the problems faced by British filmmakers – or more particularly English filmmakers – when making a horror movie is that, to be honest, it’s very difficult to think of anywhere… out of the way.
Director: Edo Tagliavini Writers: Mario Calamita, Virgilio Olivari,, Edo Tagliavini, Taiyo Yamanouchi Stars: Francesca Faiella, Virgilio Olivari, Marco Benevento Not content with merely harking back […]
Secret Agent Ray Monks is murdered whist recovering some top-secret documents from a shadowy individual in the backstreets of Hong Kong. Bill Howard (Paolo Gozlino) is ordered to find out who is responsible, and to make sure the documents are returned to the American authorities.
Monsters: Dark Continent got a bit of a pasting when it was released; inevitable, really, considering that it was a sequel to a film which both critics and audiences had taken an unexpected shine to.