Who's that behind you..? The Case of the Scorpion's Tail

The Case of the Scorpion’s Tail

April 15, 2019 Matt Blake 1

Several cast members from The Sweet Body of Deborah were reunited a few years later for The Case of the Scorpion’s Tail, an above average giallo which boasts groovy London locations (again demonstrating that Euro-filmmakers were far better at using English settings than native ones) and a script that is so convoluted that you could stuff it in your chest cavity and use it to digest food.

Murderous games are afoot in The Sweet Body of Deborah

The Sweet Body of Deborah

July 8, 2017 Matt Blake 2

In many ways The Sweet Body of Deborah can be seen as an archetypal pre-Argento giallo. The motivating factors are greed, lust and hatred rather than pseudo-psychological disturbance.

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Ghosts of Rome

September 9, 2011 Matt Blake 1

Ghosts of Rome is another excellent comedy from Antonio Pietrangeli, the well respected – but rather forgotten – director of classics such as Adua e le compagne and Io la conoscevo bene.