Favorite films

  • Picnic on the Grass
  • Hatari!
  • Masculin Féminin
  • A Tale of Winter

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Recent reviews

  • Cinema Whore Word

    Cinema Whore Word


    Just checked the best of the year lists. Nope, not there either!

    The stone falls silently ("...une invention sans avenir")
    Once more the ole dictum proved, once again its perfect refutation.


  • The Adventures of Rosette

    The Adventures of Rosette


    most beautif super 8 comedy of the eighties

Popular reviews

  • The Strangler

    The Strangler


    Oh nuit
    Cache ma peine
    Elle est de n’être rien
    Et de vivre

    This one, as the most 'generic' invention of Vecchiali, is a film with too many fathers (Hitch, Fleischer, the "Giallo", Clouzot/Chabrol) without sons.

    If the 'giallo' appears as the framework from the very beginning, the easy solution for the public or the killer soon falls apart: the killer losing his will, the cop his reason, the plot his consistency while the victims doubt between life or destiny,…

  • The Last House on the Right

    The Last House on the Right


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "Preach the Gospel at all times. If necessary, use words"

    Disperse notes.

    -Watching bad independent films is sometimes more painful than shitty blockbusters. The personal side that makes all impossible is to see the actors somehow suffering and/or being insulted: we all know they will see themselves in the silly picture, working free for Nothing. Painful.
    That s usually my first/last Q to know my own personal valuation of the material.
    Is this the case? Big No. There s respect…