Christopher Roth was the second film directed by Belgian film-maker Maxime Alexandre, who’s better known as a cinematographer on the likes of The Crazies and The Hills Have Eyes
There have been some authentically good Scandinavian crime films in recent years, and Daniel Espinosa’s Easy Money (based on the novel by Jens Lapidus) is one of them.
Here’s an instructive film. Saverio Costanzo’s The Solitude of Prime Numbers is based on the hugely popular novel of the same name by physicist and writer Paolo Giordano.
Coming from the same production ‘collective’ as the surprise hit Martha Marcy May Marlene, Simon Killer has many of the same themes – sociopathic men, vulnerable women, the small steps that lead towards darkness –…
I always wondered what had happened to Eros Puglielli, the director of the revivalist giallo Eyes of Crystal in 2004. Well, he also made AD Project, a micro-budgeted 2006 production which was released straight to DVD
Here’s an interview with Italian actor Franco Citti – who is famous for his work with Pasolini but also appeared in numerous other films – that I found on the web and have translated into English
Outpost 11 is one of those films that comes out of nowhere, is made for a handful of spare coppers and completely outstrips any expectations that you really should have for it.