Category Archives: Directors

Ciak… si Moroni

Mario Moroni made two films during his long career in Italian cinema, both of them are authentic poverty row efforts of little critical or aesthetic value. But as nobody else is deranged enough to waste their time examining his work, it seems like an appropriate job for The WildEye… Continue reading

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Ruggero Deodato on Sergio Corbucci

[Corbucci] called me for whatever reason… one day I he called me from Ischia, where he was on holiday… Continue reading

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Piero Vivarelli

Just read a fascinating interview with Piero Vivarelli in an issue of Nocturno from last year. Vivarelli, who died in September 2010, was a truly colourful character… Continue reading

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The Curious Filmography of Gianfranco Parolini

Considering that he’s responsible for some of the most succesful Italian popular films, Gianfranco Parolini’s filmography is full of weird entries and misaccreditations Continue reading

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R.I.P Vittorio De Seta

The director Vittorio De Seta, celebrated creator of award winning documentaries and films, has died aged 88 Continue reading

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Giorgio Simonelli

Just finished watching two silly but moderately entertaining films with Franco & Ciccio: I due mafiosi (63) and I due mafiosi contro Al Capone (65)… Continue reading

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R.I.P. Alvaro Mancori

Thanks to Tom for reporting the death of Alvaro Mancori, one of the last great patriarchs of italian cinema. Continue reading

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Piero Livi

Just watched a curious Sardinian crime film, Pelle di bandito, and decided to do a little bit of research into its director, Piero Livi. Continue reading

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Gianni Bongioanni

Just watched an interesting little film called Tre per una rapina, and was doing a bit of research into the director, Gianni Bongioanni, which I thought I’d share… Continue reading

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Marcello Baldi

I was just doing some research on director Marcello Baldi, who I know as the director of the decent eurospy effort Countdown to Doomsday (66) and the Gina Lollobrigida vehicle Stuntman (68). Continue reading

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