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Dario Argento’s ‘La terza madre’ – News and Spoilers

Despite the harsh criticism his last movies received by Italian critics, Dario Argento is still being given a coverage by Italian media, which are incoherently and blindly attacking his movies while praising him as a renowned master of horror. In... More »
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DVD review – Guido Malatesta’s ‘Goliath contro i giganti’ (Italy, Spain, 1961)

Peplum films are almost totally left out from the recent revival of interest in Popular Italian Cinema. These movies were mostly marketed to teenagers, and they don’t have the appeal which makes actioners, thrillers and horrors so tasty nowadays.... More »
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Giuliano Montaldo's 'St. Petersburg'

After a ten-year break, Giuliano Montaldo (Grand Slam, Sacco & Vanzetti, Time to kill) is going back behind the camera with a movie called St. Petersburg, about the last days in the life of Fedor Dostoevsky. The movie, budgeted... More »
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Review for Giuseppe Tornatore's 'La Sconosciuta' (Italy, 2006).

It ain’t little, but it’s quite strange. La sconosciuta (l.t. The Unknown Woman) is the surprisingly stunning new movie by Giuseppe Tornatore, known to international audiences mainly for Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, best foreign language movie at the 1988 Academy... More »
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