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.

Passions rise in We Still Kill the Old Way

Elio Petri: We Still Kill the Old Way

March 13, 2016 Matt Blake 0

After all the high-concept exuberance of The Tenth Victim, We Still Kill the Old Way saw Petri move from sci-fi to the crime genre and, stylistically, marked a return to a more subtle, low-key approach.

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The Iguana with a Tongue of Fire

November 5, 2010 Matt Blake 0

When the body of a violently murdered young woman is found in the boot of a car belonging to the Swiss Ambassador to Ireland, there‚Äôs no shortage of suspects. The Ambassador, Sobiesky (Anton Diffring), is a cold fish with an extremely complicated private life; his wife (Valentina Cortese) is a lush…