Although it’s not of the same level of the jump that, say, Johannes Roberts made between Forest of the Damned (2005) and F (2010), Judy (2014) still marks a considerable improvement over both Emanuele De Santi’s previous film Adam Chaplin (2011) and the other productions previously put together by the Necrostorm production company
Two murderers are court-martialed and sentenced to die in front of the firing squad. One (Klaus Kinski) is a looter who had shot a protesting shopkeeper, the other (Rai Saunders) a coloured private who angrily killed a racist colleague.
The Strange Color of Your Bodies Tears is Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani’s 2013 follow up to the critically acclaimed Amer, their visually sumptuous 2009 love-letter to the giallo genre.
Taking two prominent strands of low budget British cinema – gangsters and vampires – and combining them seems like a logical enough step. After all, many would argue that crime is a kind of vampirism, that criminals and vampires share an innately parasitic nature…
Despite being second billed here, George Hilton really only has a minor role as a British Lieutenant. The main purpose of his character is to act as a humanising force to the hero, Giorgio (Frederick Stafford).
Marco Ristori and Luca Boni appear to consider themselves modern day successors to Lucio Fulci, the Italian maestro behind zombie classics such as The Beyond, City of the Living Dead and The House By the Cemetary.