Mar 252018
 

The Sacha Guitry Four Films were not exactly my forte nor did I have much interest in the subjects or the filmmaker himself, but it’s hard not to appreciate his talents behind and in front of the camera.

 

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 03/25/2018  Tagged with:
Mar 112018
 

No Escape is an all around entertaining film perfect for a Saturday movie night. No, it doesn’t make you think or have any profound performances but the acting isn’t bad with Owen Wilson serving as a fine everyman type of character and Pierce Brosnan in his small part is a lot of fun. This is probably worthy of a rental.

 

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 03/11/2018  Tagged with:
Mar 072018
 

Inferno is an interesting documentary that filmmaker Serge Bromberg attempted to re-create the unfinished Henri-Georges Clouzot 1964 film that was only recently found, though not even the audio track could be found.

 

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Feb 152018
 

The Gruesome Twosome is one weird, and frankly bad, horror movie with some shoddy filmmaking, even by swamp-level budget standards, and the video and audio transfers, despite the best efforts of Arrow, don’t look or sound all that hot.

 

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 02/15/2018  Tagged with:
Feb 042018
 

The Witches is certainly a odd Italian movie for sure but not entirely engaging despite its weirdness and as an anthology, never really found a balance, though it was fun seeing a young Clint Eastwood starring in one of the anthology shorts.

 

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Dec 242017
 

Pulp is a fun 1970s mystery-comedy that works mainly for Michael Caine and Mickey Rooney, with help by the beautiful Nadia Cassini. Don’t know how high this ranks on Caine’s resume but I did chuckle at some of the dry humor.

 

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