THE PERVERSE, DERANGED AND LOST MOVIES OF ALBERTO CAVALLONE

BEST OF 2008! The unique cinema of Alberto Cavallone was forged from the turbulent times during the mid-Seventies when Italy was subjected to political chaos, scandal and upheaval, terrorism and murder, rising street crime and a nation’s sense of fear and anxiety…



Posted on December 19, 2008 by

QUANTUM OF SOLACE

3 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 106 minutes

It‘s Craig’s dedication to the role that ultimately saves the film in what otherwise would have been an explosive and thrilling ride, but one that lacked a decent script…


Posted on November 14, 2008 by

ALMERIA ADIOS!

The Alamo Drafthouse is bringing its Rolling Roadshow to Spain’s Almeria region as a tribute to Sergio Leone this weekend, and Film Threat’s Jay Slater was nice enough to share his thoughts on what there is to look forward to when you step onto Leone’s cinematic backyard…



Posted on June 6, 2008 by

THE PERVERSE, DERANGED AND LOST MOVIES OF ALBERTO CAVALLONE (PART 2)

The unique cinema of Alberto Cavallone was forged from the turbulent times during the mid-Seventies when Italy was subjected to political chaos, scandal and upheaval, terrorism and murder, rising street crime and a nation’s sense of fear and anxiety…



Posted on April 15, 2008 by

THE PERVERSE, DERANGED AND LOST MOVIES OF ALBERTO CAVALLONE (PART 3)

The unique cinema of Alberto Cavallone was forged from the turbulent times during the mid-Seventies when Italy was subjected to political chaos, scandal and upheaval, terrorism and murder, rising street crime and a nation’s sense of fear and anxiety…



Posted on April 15, 2008 by

YEŞILÇAM! TURKISH EXPLOITATION CINEMA

BEST OF 2008! Wildcards of delirious and salacious cinema, Turkey has released over a thousand exploitation pictures– indeed, during the early 1970s, over 300-550 movies were made per year. What remains is a time capsule of films that belong to an age when independent cinema was key and anything could be made…



Posted on March 25, 2008 by

YEŞILÇAM! TURKISH EXPLOITATION CINEMA (PART 2)

Wildcards of delirious and salacious cinema, Turkey has released over a thousand exploitation pictures– indeed, during the early 1970s, over 300-550 movies were made per year. What remains is a time capsule of films that belong to an age when independent cinema was key and anything could be made…



Posted on March 25, 2008 by

YEŞILÇAM! TURKISH EXPLOITATION CINEMA (PART 3)

Wildcards of delirious and salacious cinema, Turkey has released over a thousand exploitation pictures– indeed, during the early 1970s, over 300-550 movies were made per year. What remains is a time capsule of films that belong to an age when independent cinema was key and anything could be made…



Posted on March 25, 2008 by

YEŞILÇAM! TURKISH EXPLOITATION CINEMA (PART 4)

Wildcards of delirious and salacious cinema, Turkey has released over a thousand exploitation pictures– indeed, during the early 1970s, over 300-550 movies were made per year. What remains is a time capsule of films that belong to an age when independent cinema was key and anything could be made…



Posted on March 25, 2008 by

YEŞILÇAM! TURKISH EXPLOITATION CINEMA (PART 5)

Wildcards of delirious and salacious cinema, Turkey has released over a thousand exploitation pictures– indeed, during the early 1970s, over 300-550 movies were made per year. What remains is a time capsule of films that belong to an age when independent cinema was key and anything could be made…



Posted on March 25, 2008 by

OFF “THE BRIDGE”: INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR ERIC STEEL

Banned from showing at Sundance, Cannes or Berlin, Eric Steel’s “The Bridge” documentary, about those who feel that life has lost all meaning, is no stranger to controversy. What made Eric decide to do a documentary about suicide-jumpers? Is it exploitation? Steel explains all in this interview with Film Threat’s Jay Slater…



Posted on December 12, 2007 by

FANTASTIC FEST ACCEPTED FOR MÉLIÈS FEDERATION

Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, has been accepted as part of the prestigious Méliès Federation brushing shoulders with renowned international genre festivals such as Sitges and Fantasporto…



Posted on July 9, 2007 by

“THE ZOMBIE DIARIES”: AN INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR KEVIN GATES

Prepare for a startling new sensation – Romero, Fulci and “The Blair Witch Project” as one. A bloody powerhouse of a horror movie… “The Zombie Diaries.” Film Threat’s Jay Slater talks to director Kevin Gates about his sensational UK horror feature…



Posted on May 31, 2007 by

RELEASING A “ROGUE”: INTERVIEW WITH GREG MCCLEAN

Greg McClean, director of “Wolf Creek,” is a very angry man. Rumour has it, spread by the Fangoria website, that his latest horror opus, “Rogue,” is to be dumped straight onto the shiny disc. In an effort to shed some light on “Rogue,” and set the record straight, McClean talks to Film Threat’s Jay Slater…



Posted on May 3, 2007 by

WRITING FOR “SEVERANCE”: INTERVIEW WITH JAMES MORAN

2007 SXSW ‘ROUND MIDNIGHT FEATURE! Film Threat talks to the screenwriter of the dark comedy/horror film, “Severance,” and finds out whether reviews even matter nowadays…



Posted on March 16, 2007 by

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