REVOLVER (1973) Reviews and overview

Revolver is a 1973 Italian-French-West German poliziottesco crime thriller film about the kidnapping of a prison warden’s wife. Also known as Blood in the Streets and In the Name of …

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TURKEY SHOOT (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Hunting is the sport… people are the prey!’ Turkey Shoot is a 1982 Australian dystopian futurist exploitation film with horror elements directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith (Night of the Demons 2; …

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NEXT OF KIN (1982) Reviews and overview

‘There’s no place like home, bloody home.’ Next of Kin is a 1982 Australian horror feature film directed by New Zealander Tony Williams from a screenplay co-written with Michael Heath. The …

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IN BRUGES (2008) Reviews and overview

‘Shoot first. Sightsee later..’ In Bruges is a 2008 British-American comedy crime feature film about two hitmen awaiting orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium. Written and directed by …

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SICILIAN VAMPIRE (2015) Reviews and overview

‘Loyalty and trust is everything’ Sicilian Vampire is a 2015 Canadian crime horror film written, directed by and starring Frank D’Angelo. It also stars James Caan, Daryl Hannah, Paul Sorvino, and Robert Loggia. Santino …

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INTRUDER (1989) Reviews and overview

‘He’s just crazy ’bout this store!’ Intruder is a 1989 American slasher horror feature film co-written and directed by Scott Spiegel, the co-writer of Evil Dead II. Co-writer and producer Lawrence Bender …

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Stelvio Cipriani – composer

Stelvio Cipriani – born 20 August 1937, in Rome, died 1 October 2018 – was an Italian composer, mostly of movie soundtracks, many of which were for genre films, including, horror, giallo …

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Tusk – USA, 2014 – reviews

‘Let me tell you a story…’ Tusk is a 2014 American horror comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, based on a story from SModcast. It stars Michael Parks (The Evictors; From …

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Riz Ortolani – film composer

Riziero “Riz” Ortolani was an Italian film composer. Born on 25 March 1926, he died in Rome, on 23 January 2014. In the early 1950s, Ortolani began his musical career as a founder …

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FROM DUSK TILL DAWN (1996) Reviews and overview

From Dusk Till Dawn is a 1996 horror crime action thriller film written by Quentin Tarantino and directed by Robert Rodriguez. The movie stars Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino and Juliette Lewis. Two brothers Seth (George Clooney) and Richard “Richie” Gecko (Quentin Tarantino), …

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GRINDHOUSE: DEATH PROOF + PLANET OF TERROR (2007) Reviews and overview

Grindhouse is a 2007 action-horror/exploitation double feature co-written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. The double feature consists of two feature-length segments, Rodriguez’s Planet Terror and Tarantino’s Death Proof, and is bookended by fictional trailers for upcoming …

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FAIR GAME (1986) Reviews and overview

A young woman running a wildlife sanctuary in the Australian outback is in for trouble when she is confronted by three kangaroo hunters. Bored with killing kangaroos, they decide to …

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BLOOD AND BLACK LACE (1964) Reviews and overview

‘A fashion house of glamorous models… becomes a terror house of blood!!’ Blood and Black Lace – original title: Sei donne per l’assassino; “Six Women for the Murderer” – is a 1964 Italian/French/West German …

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