Jul 162017
 

The Stendhal Syndrome may not be perfect, but with Dario Argento’s amazing direction and unsettling atmosphere, in conjunction with hauntingly creepy performances by his daughter, Asia Argento, and Thomas Kretschmann, it does make for an effective horror-thriller, some aspects truly disturbing.

 

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Jun 122017
 

Death Line was a bit of a disappointment for me with a story that somehow felt incomplete and characters, outside of Pleasence, not really making an impact. Still, there are some entertaining aspects and Donald Pleasence did seem like he was having a good old time.

 

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Dec 142015
 

Marquis de Sade’s Justine is certainly an interesting erotic drama that is utterly, and presumably unintentionally, campy in terms of some of the acting not helped by some poor dubbing in combination with a deliciously over-the-top and expressive performance by Jack Palance who alone is worth the price of admission such as it is.

 

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Jun 192015
 

1990: The Bronx Warrior was never meant to be good and it certainly is not. It is also not a movie to watch alone as I suspect one would have a far better time mocking it, “MST3K” style. This release by Blue Underground is alright with so-so audio/video transfers and an OK selection of bonus features.

 

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