Happy families in Estranged

Estranged

May 10, 2018 Matt Blake 0

Director: Adam Levins Writers: Simon Fantauzzo, William Borthwick Stars: Amy Manson, Craig Conway, James Cosmo There’s something of a history of British films about aristocratic […]

Ernest Borgnine in A Bullet for Sandoval

Bullet for Sandoval, A

May 4, 2018 Matt Blake 2

A truly memorable Spaghetti Western, A Bullet for Sandoval is unquestionably one of the top ten examples of its type. It exhibits a singularly mean spirited atmosphere as well as an unusual plot that incorporates the ‘revenge for a slaughtered family’ theme in an engrossing and unusual way.

Cult icon Giovanni Lombardo Radice, aka John Morghen, in House of Flesh Mannequins

House of Flesh Mannequins

April 28, 2018 Matt Blake 1

House of Flesh Mannequins is another of those films – like Simon Killer and Ubaldo Terzano Horror Show – which is highly influenced by the likes of Maniac and Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer…

Crisis on the wing in The Carrier

The Carrier

April 23, 2018 Matt Blake 0

Director: Anthony Woodley Writers: Luke Healy, Helen Kingston, Stefan Mitchell, Anthony Woodley Stars: Zora Bishop, Rebecca Johnson, Edmund Kingsley A few years back I wrote […]

Meet the neighbors... in Judy

Judy

March 25, 2018 Matt Blake 0

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

George Hilton in War Fever, aka Salt in the Wound

War Fever

March 20, 2018 Matt Blake 0

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.