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John Benedy, aka Gianni De Benedettis

September 1, 2011 Matt Blake 4

Just watched a curious little poliziesco from 1968 called Un corpo caldo per l’inferno. It’s not great, but not bad, and has an interesting cast, including a distinctive looking chap who I’ve seen in numerous films over the years, John Benedy

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Franco Nero interview

August 19, 2011 Matt Blake 0

Just noticed that there’s an interview with Franco Nero on Box Office Magazine. Loads of stuff about Cars 2, but also some more interesting questions as well, which I’ve included below

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Daniel Jones

May 26, 2011 Matt Blake 0

Another in our on off guide to black actors in Italian cinema, this time it’s the turn of: Daniel Jones.

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Marina Berti

April 21, 2011 Matt Blake 2

Just watched Il testimone (46), directed by Pietro Germi, which features a very impressive performance from Marina Berti, something of a forgotten diva from postwar Italian cinema.

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Chelo Alonso

March 10, 2011 Matt Blake 0

Chelo Alonso was, along with Bella Cortez, one of a handful of Cuban stars who made a name for themselves in Italy in the 1960s.