Keyword : Italian Cinema
An examination of some of the important differences between the American western and the Italian (spaghetti) western.
A contextualisation of the giallo The Sister of Ursula as a terza visione film.
A analysis of Fulci's first true giallo, recently released on DVD by Severin Films.
Garrett draws on both critical works on Pasolini's Notes for an African Orestes and Pasolini’s own theoretical writing to place Notes for an African Orestes in the context of Pasolini’s own filmography and the broader intellectual framework of Pasolini’s varied cultural and political background.
Argento attempts the impossible: following in the footsteps of his own masterful supernatural diptych. Many have attacked Argento for failing to live up to his exacting standards, but Totaro argues that the film should be looked at within today's changed horror landscape.
A review of the much anticipated recent Severin Films DVD release of a difficult to see giallo, Sergio Bergonzelli's In the Folds of the Flesh.
An introduction to the theme of nostalgia in the films of Sergio Leone.
An in-depth overview of the Italian crime films of overlooked auteur Fernando di Leo. One of the first essays in English on the director.
A textual analysis of the variant versions of Sergio Martino's excellent giallo, All the Colors of the Dark.
An introduction to the Italian crime film (the poliziotteschi), a mainstay of Italian popular cinema of the 1970s.
Author Jenna Bond examines the homosexual subtext across three seminal Spaghetti westerns.
An historical overview of the guapparia crime filone, which was especially popular in the Southern parts of Italy in the 1970s.
10th Anniversary look back to the summer of 1997.
A tribute to the great Italian actresses Alida Valli, who passed away April 22, 2006.
An interview with David Grieco, Italian director of serial killer film Evilenko.
A psychoanalytical defense of Dario Argento against claims of misogyny.
A review essay of Maddin's most recent docu-short on Roberto Rossellini.
Report on the 19th Leeds International Film Festival,
Dario Argento lives up to his often noted and inappropriate monicker, The Italian Hitchcock.
Mondo film, ethnographic film, Mondo Cane, Russ Meyers