Things are getting spooky in Colour from the Dark

Colour from the Dark

April 22, 2017 Matt Blake 0

With Colour from the Dark (2008), Ivan Zuccon adapted H.P. Lovecraft’s short story The Colour Out of Space, which had also previously been filmed as Die, Monster, Die! in 1965 and The Curse in 1987.

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Discovolante

April 21, 2017 Matt Blake 0

IL DISCO VOLANTE Cast: Alberto Sordi (Vincenzo Berruti / Marsicano / Don Giuseppe / Conte Momi Crosara), Monica Vitti (Dolores), Eleonora Rossi Drago (Clelia), Silvana […]

George Hilton and Franco Nero in Massacre Time

Massacre Time

April 14, 2017 Matt Blake 2

A damned fine Spaghetti Western, Massacre Time contains all of the best ingredients to be found in the genre: machismo than teeters on the brim of absurdity, peculiar dubbing, bizarre characters, elliptical dialogue and a casual disregard for human life.

Rampant thuggery in Kidnapped to Mystery Island

Kidnapped to Mystery Island

April 8, 2017 Matt Blake 0

This was the third Emilio Salgari adaptation to be filmed by Luigi Capuano and produced by Ottavio Poggi for Liber Film and Eichberg in the mid sixties. This time, there was no Sandokan, with two subsidiary characters from the previous films – Yanez’s henchmen Tremel Naik and Kammamuri – elevated to the heroic roles.

Pollyanna McIntosh in Let Us Prey

Let Us Prey

April 5, 2017 Matt Blake 0

The unfortunate PC. Rachel Heggie (Pollyanna McIntosh) chooses possibly the worst day possible to start a new job at an end-of-nowhere outpost in rural Scotland.