With HBO’s epic medieval fantasy Game of Thrones now in its final season, dedicated fans are already getting worried about the withdrawals they’re going to be dealing with when it comes to an end. This certainly won’t be the last we see of Westeros, as there are numerous spin-offs reportedly in the pipeline. But, just […]
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History of horses in movies
Horses have always formed a unique bond with their caretaker humans. This relationship of trust has been portrayed beautifully in movies thus giving these animal friends their due credit. While the roles of the horses have been different, the trust has been common. As their caretakers work towards them, they make sure to return the […]
Syndicate Sadists: 70s Italian Crime
Film TitleIl giustiziere sfida la città (1975)
Tomás Milián plays a biker. A biker called RAMBO!
Manhunt / The Italian connection: 70s Italian Crime
Film TitleLa mala ordina (1972)
Plexiglas is no match against Milanese foreheads.
DirectorFernando Di Leo
Pimping ain’t no easy business
Film TitleGravity (2013)
Female astronaut gathers the courage to survive a space disaster thanks to male astronaut’s appraisals of her preciousness. Really.
Not the most important thing in your life right now.
Street law: 70s Italian crime
Film TitleStreet law / Il cittadino si ribella (1974)
Armchair vigilante discovers that payback comes at a price.
DirectorEnzo G. Castellari
Live like a cop die like a man: 70s Italian crime
Film TitleLive like a cop, die like a man / Uomini si nasce, poliziotti si muore (1976)
Being a fascist dick is fun. Almost as much as having one.
Or the other way around.
Contraband: 70s Italian Crime
Film TitleContraband / Luca il contrabbandiere (1980)
What’s your least favorite country?
For a few Malboros more…
The Violent Professionals: 70s Italian Crime
Film TitleThe violent professionals / Milano trema: la polizia vuole giustizia (1973)
Fascist cop turns commie after using fascist methods to bust an anarchist gang that turned out to be fascist
Car chases will always trump political violence
Rabid Dogs: 70s Italian Sleaze Cinema
Film TitleRabid Dogs AKA Kidnapped -Cani Arrabbiati - 1974
A robbery turns into a kidnapping leading to a steady tension punctuated by the odd murder.
Riccardo Cucciolla: Riccardo
Don Backy: Bisturi (Blade)
Lea Lander: Maria
Despite the ultra-low budget and a troubled post production history, this is a nasty little gem and one of Mario Bava’s crowning achievements, not to mention, one of the best poliziotteschi films ever made.