Satire... or premonition? Ursula Andress in The Tenth Victim

Elio Petri: The Tenth Victim

November 28, 2015 Matt Blake 1

Based on a novel by Robert Sheckley, The Tenth Victim represented a marked sea change in Elio Petri’s oeuvre. Gone was the low key, wry approach of his former films: this is a brash, colorful production that exudes extravagance from it’s every pore.

Alberto Lupo in 008 Operation Exterminate

008 Operation Exterminate – Review

September 19, 2012 Matt Blake 0

008 Operation Exterminate was the first in a series of four spy films Umberto Lenzi made for producer Fortunato Misiano. It’s got several positive points, but it’s let down by the ridiculous screenplay and some occasionally lackadaisical filmmaking.