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Sacred Silence

Sacred Silence is a 1996 film written and directed by Antonio Capuano. It’s a borderline crime film in that it deals with the Camorra, although it’s more of a character study and modern day tragedy than a traditional poliziotteschi


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Gang War in Naples

Gang War in Naples is a film with a veneer of class. It has a stately pace, epic feel and – the major selling point – quite excellent cinematography from Giulio Albonico



Antonio Sabato in New Mafia Boss

New Mafia Boss

Telly Savalas in a Eurocrime film… what’s not to like! Crime Boss, directed by B-Movie specialist Alberto De Martino, was released a month before The Godfather came out in Italy


Amasi Damiani's Blood Story

Blood Story, by Amasi Damiani

This obscure movie from cult director Amasi Damiani was one of a bunch of Italian crime films made during the late 60s / early 70s and set in prohibition era America.


Alberto Lupo in 008 Operation Exterminate

008 Operation Exterminate – Review

008 Operation Exterminate was the first in a series of four spy films Umberto Lenzi made for producer Fortunato Misiano. It’s got several positive points, but it’s let down by the ridiculous screenplay and some occasionally lackadaisical filmmaking.