Partly in tribute to the late Marisa Merlini, I decided to dig out Destinazione Piovarolo, made just after she’d had considerable success in Pane, amore e fantasia (53) and it’s sequel Pane, amore e gelosia (54).
The Spectre was Matteo Gil’s contribution to the ‘Films to Keep You Awake’ series made for Spanish TV in 2006
Here’s a bit of a peculiar one, a low-budget British psycho-thriller that comes across a bit like an exploitation version of Visconti’s The Damned.
The Old Testament was the final of the three peplums made by Gianfranco Parolini in Yugoslavia for Cinematografica Associati and the French company Comptoir Français du Film Production.
Roberto Rossellini’s hugely respected Paisà – which was nominated for an oscar for its five scriptwriters – fits neatly into several different categories of film that were prevalent at the time.
Robert Pratten’s London Voodoo is a pretty decent 2004 horror flick that plays not entirely unlike an episode of the old Hammer House of Horror TV series
I like a thriller, and I love a good thriller. Unfortunately, Paul Oremland’s Surveillance is neither very good, nor a film I particularly liked.