George Hilton and Franco Nero in Massacre Time

Massacre Time

April 14, 2017 Matt Blake 2

A damned fine Spaghetti Western, Massacre Time contains all of the best ingredients to be found in the genre: machismo than teeters on the brim of absurdity, peculiar dubbing, bizarre characters, elliptical dialogue and a casual disregard for human life.

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The Thieves, aka I ladri

October 26, 2011 Matt Blake 0

The Thieves is a 1959 vehicle for the hugely popular Italian comic Totò, which plays on the tenets of the American gangster genre in a very Italianesque fashion.

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002 operazione Luna

June 24, 2011 Matt Blake 0

Following an unexplained loss of contact with a space mission to the moon, Soviet authorities decide to avert news of the possible disaster by quickly sending off another mission

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I maniaci

September 18, 2009 Matt Blake 0

The 1960s Italian production-line comedy I maniaci stands as a pretty weird choice for a US DVD release, but then again MYA have proved to […]

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Almeria documentary

September 11, 2009 Matt Blake 3

Here’s an interesting documentary about making westerns in Almeria in the 70’s. Includes interviews with Tomas Milian, Lucio Fulci and a lot of stuff about […]