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Solitude of Prime Numbers, The

Here’s an instructive film. Saverio Costanzo’s The Solitude of Prime Numbers is based on the hugely popular novel of the same name by physicist and writer Paolo Giordano. Continue reading

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Simon Killer

Coming from the same production ‘collective’ as the surprise hit Martha Marcy May Marlene, Simon Killer has many of the same themes – sociopathic men, vulnerable women, the small steps that lead towards darkness – and a similar, sinister atmosphere … Continue reading

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A.D. Project

I always wondered what had happened to Eros Puglielli, the director of the revivalist giallo Eyes of Crystal in 2004. Well, he also made AD Project, a micro-budgeted 2006 production which was released straight to DVD Continue reading

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Outpost 11

Outpost 11 is one of those films that comes out of nowhere, is made for a handful of spare coppers and completely outstrips any expectations that you really should have for it. Continue reading

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Desperate Mission

After a rather dull first hour, Desperate Mission evolves into something much grittier than is normally to be found within the genre. Continue reading

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The End

The 2012 Spanish film The End has a remarkably similar story to The Wall, the Austrian film made in the same year. Continue reading

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Arrivederci amore, ciao

Arrivederci amore, ciao (2006), which is sometimes known as The Goodbye Kiss, is a hard boiled noir directed by Michele Soavi Continue reading

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