According to director Alex Cox, who’s devoted quite a lot of attention to The Great Silence, the decision to film Silence in Spain’s snowy Pyrenees Mountain region was the result of Corbucci wanting to take a skiing trip. Whatever the case, it’s a decision responsible for giving the film a unique and visually striking character.
It’s just that it’s those movies, and Kendall’s portrayal within them of dick-both-public-and-private Joe Walker, that won him permanent residence in a very special secret space-age lair located deep within my heart.
He puts on a skeleton costume, throws daggers at people, steals from the Queen of England, and makes love to gorgeous Italian women. Truly, Kriminal leads THE LIFE.
Austrian writer and director Rudolf Zehetgruber had two shots at the Kommissar X franchise, and Death is Nimble, Death is Quick, the second entry in the seven film Eurospy series, […]
‘Kommissar X on acid’ is exactly what Death Trip, on paper at least, promises us: Our world-hopping team of swinging adventurers/super sleuths, Jo Walker and Tom Rowland, getting entangled in the wild world of LSD trafficking.
I firmly believe that prolonged exposure to any movie series can actually alter the brain’s chemistry, and, as such while the strains of ‘I Love You Jo Walker’, for me, serve as endorphin triggers, for others they might simply serve to tell them that its time to turn off the TV.
Two-fisted astronauts, a swankadelic soundtrack, good looking women, pop art design, and a climactic sequence involving sexy nurses with machine guns fighting robots who shoot lasers out of their eyes.
Margheriti has to be credited for creating that rarest of rarities: a piece of pulp entertainment that delivers exactly what its title advertises.
You know, some days I have to try and find serious, thoughtful comments to make about films. Other days, I get to reviews films like Zombie 3 and this little gem from the collective mind of Lamberto Bava and Dario Argento. Lamberto, of course, is the son of Italian horror legend Mario Bava.
I’m going to have to cram a bunch of history up front in this review, so if you already know most of it, please forgive me. I feel it sets […]