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Il Bidone

February 8, 2008 Matt Blake 0

Il bidone was Federico Fellini’s direct follow up to La strada, and forms a neat quartet with I vitelloni (53) and Le notti de Cabiria […]

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February 4, 2008 Matt Blake 2

Nick Love, as with his regular collaborator Danny Dyer, is a rather divisive character; there’s no middle ground where his films are concerned, you either […]

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February 2, 2008 Matt Blake 1

2004’s Blinded is an interesting, not entirely succesful film that at least tries to do something a little different and has a certain amount of […]

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The Blockhouse

January 11, 2008 Matt Blake 0

Here’s an interesting one, a near forgotten Peter Sellers movie made during a dry patch in the early seventies, when he was trying to move […]

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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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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 […]