Mark Strong and Taissa Farmiga in Mindscape

Mindscape

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



Kickboxing action from Eleonora Albrecht in Caribbean Basterds

Caribbean Basterds

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)


Jason Mewes is axing the right questions in Devil's Tower

Devil’s Tower

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.


Nicoletta Machiavelli and Henry Silva in The Hills Run Red

The Hills Run Red

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