Born in October 1934, West Buchanan made his first listed appearence late, at the age of 31 in the 1975 film C.I.A. Secret Story, directed by the arch provocateur Giuseppe Ferrara.
The Shadow Within is a creditable Italian horror film made in 2007 which benefits greatly from its unusual setting and desire to try something a little different.
Shame the Devil is another release from the one man film production line that is Simon Phillips. For those of you unfamiliar with Mr. Phillips – and I find it hard to believe that there are some of you out there – he is a producer and writer who churns out roughly four or five low budget movies a year
After all the high-concept exuberance of The Tenth Victim, We Still Kill the Old Way saw Petri move from sci-fi to the crime genre and, stylistically, marked a return to a more subtle, low-key approach.
In the Market isn’t by any means a great film – heck, it’s not even a good film – but it does have one thing in it’s favour: unlike most Italian films, it was shot and acted in Italian.
The Hidden Face is another great Spanish (or Spanish / Columbian, to be exact) film. As with Sleep Tight and The Body, to name but two other examples, it has at its heart a twisted, intriguing idea which is expanded into an engrossing script
This is a rather cheap (and rather late) entry into the Maciste cycle of films which was directed by prolific scriptwriter Piero Regnoli and it can’t really be described as an entirely distinguished piece of cinema.