Whenever the name of director John Ford is discussed or even mentioned, it immediately conjures up images in one’s mind of expansive, majestic vistas of Utah’s Monument Valley with legendary actor John “Duke” Wayne striking iconic poses thereon. Ford had ...Read More »
IT IS A NUN’S VOCATION TO SUFFER! – A look at Arrow Video’s newly anointed Blu-ray of Giulio Berruti’s Killer Nun (1978).
Although commonly referred to as a ‘nasty nun’ or nunsploitation film (which has become the more accepted nomenclature for this longstanding subgenre of Italian film), Giulio Berruti’s Suor Omicidi (Killer Nun,1978) or The Killer Nun, as it’s referred to on ...Read More »
Commencing in an amiable, almost playful style indicative of the other films in the Black Emanuelle series, Aristide Massaccesi’s Emanuelle in America (1976)—which he directs under his usual pseudonym of Joe D’Amato—on the other hand possesses a distinctly different attitude ...Read More »
Although never given the accolades he deserved, director Frank Perry was one of the many unsung iconoclasts working in Hollywood from the early ’60s up until his death in 1995. He is perhaps best-remembered today for his haunting film, The ...Read More »