George Hilton strikes a familiar pose in George Hilton

Last of the Badmen

July 13, 2017 Matt Blake 1

Last of the Badmen is a bit of a favourite of mine, and shows George Hilton at his best with a performance that seems to encapsulate the intriguing divisions within his acting persona.

Murderous games are afoot in The Sweet Body of Deborah

The Sweet Body of Deborah

July 8, 2017 Matt Blake 0

In many ways The Sweet Body of Deborah can be seen as an archetypal pre-Argento giallo. The motivating factors are greed, lust and hatred rather than pseudo-psychological disturbance.

Believe it or not, this is the most interesting picture I can find for Poker with Pistols

Poker with Pistols

June 5, 2017 Matt Blake 0

Suave, milk-drinking Bronson Terrail (George Hilton) arrives in town and immediately challenges the local cardsharp Lucas (George Eastman) to a game of poker. Much to everybody’s surprise, he wins.

Giancarlo Giannini is caught with his trousers down in Buone notizie

Elio Petri: Good News

May 25, 2017 Matt Blake 0

Good News was another science fiction film for Elio Petri, although anyone expecting more of the out-and-out freakiness that so informed Todo modo is likely to be surprised.

Gloria Paul in The Two Sons of Ringo

The Two Sons of Ringo

May 5, 2017 Matt Blake 1

I due figli di Ringo finds popular Italian comedy due Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia in a very silly parody of For a Few Dollars More, complete with all the expected slapstick routines, humorous misadventures and excessive face pulling