Carlos Areces in the demented The Last Circus

The Last Circus

November 20, 2017 Matt Blake 0

Director: Álex de la Iglesia Writer: Álex de la Iglesia Stars: Carlos Areces, Antonio de la Torre, Carolina Bang It’s a great mystery to me […]

Antonio Banderas and robot friend in Automata

Automata

July 31, 2017 Matt Blake 0

There’s no questioning the ambition of Automata – after all, this is a largely European production which is attempting to beat big budget US science fiction films at their own game

Carmen Maura in batty biddy mode in La promesa

La promesa

July 4, 2017 Matt Blake 0

Here’s another entry in the ‘batty biddy’ cycle of films (see also the recent Italian production The Butterfly Room and, of course, the great grandmummy of them all, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?).

Ana de Armas as 'Rosa Neri' in the enjoyable Blind Alley

Blind Alley

June 11, 2017 Matt Blake 0

aka El callejón Director: Antonio Trashorras Writer: Antonio Trashorras Stars: Ana de Armas, Diego Cadavid, Leonor Varela Blind Alley, aka El callejón, is another film […]

Paolo Gozlino lets his gun talk in Siete minutos para morire

Siete minutos para morir

March 7, 2017 Matt Blake 0

Secret Agent Ray Monks is murdered whist recovering some top-secret documents from a shadowy individual in the backstreets of Hong Kong. Bill Howard (Paolo Gozlino) is ordered to find out who is responsible, and to make sure the documents are returned to the American authorities.