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To Die in San Hilario

January 5, 2008 Matt Blake 2

To Die in San Hilario (aka Morir en San Hilario) is a likable, entertaining 2005 film from Castaleo, the same Barcelona production house that made […]

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Fragile

December 29, 2007 Matt Blake 2

Over the past ten years Jaume Balagueró has established himself at the vanguard of the new Spanish horror movement, and his 2005 production Fragile continues […]

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The Family Friend

December 28, 2007 Matt Blake 0

For me, Paolo Sorrentino stands as probably the best director working in Italy at the moment, and his 2004 film The Consequences of Love is […]

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Octane

December 28, 2007 Matt Blake 0

2003’s Octane was a curious co-production between the UK and Luxembourg, which also does a fairly decent job of standing in for the US. Directed […]

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The Last Mercenary

December 28, 2007 Matt Blake 3

The Last Mercenary is an odd 1968 action film, directed by Mel Welles, that’s frankly rather difficult to classify. It’s a little like a spy […]

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Villain

December 28, 2007 Matt Blake 1

I suspect that, if you were to ask many people with a passing familiarity with the UK film industry, to name some British crime films […]