A lot of people reviewing Mindscape have mentioned the similarities to Christopher Nolan’s Inception. For those with memories that span further back than five years ago, though, the production to which it is perhaps most indebted is – as is indicated by the title – the 1984 film Dreamscape
For 1969’s Investigation of a Citizen above Suspicion, Elio Petri turned his eye to the then nascent urban crime thriller, a genre that reflected – and some would say preyed upon – the political and economic uncertainties rife in Metropolitan Italy at the time.
One of the more curious side effects of the publicity surrounding the release of Inglourious Basterds in 2009 was the return to action of Enzo Castellari, the director of the 1978 film upon which it was based (the correctly spelled Inglorious Bastards)
Following in the wake of Tower Block, Heartless and Citadel, here’s another entry in the council flat horror sub-genre that has bubbled to life over the last five years or so.
The Hills Run Red is a rather mediocre production, which is especially disappointing considering that it comes from such an estimable team. Ennio Morricone, who contributes a good soundtrack (with the exception of a truly execrable saloon bar song), needs no introduction and talented filmmaker Carlo Lizzani was already a respected name in the industry
It’s a bit later than expected, but finally In the Name of the Law is available! This is the new WildEye book, the third in the series after Fantastikal Diabolikal Supermen (which is now sold out I’m…
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.