Movie Reviews

This one satisfies cult action fans in every way: THE HEROIN BUSTERS review

Yet another winner from director Enzo G. Castellari (High Crime, Inglorious Bastards) – one of the masters of Italian action films. The Heroin Busters has a simple ...

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A shame that such a cool film seems to have been all but forgotten: FEARLESS FUZZ review

Eurocrime legend Maurizio Merli (Violent Naples) plays a badly dubbed private detective and former cop (and unstoppable one-man crime fighting army) who is hired to find ...

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Here comes the sun: FLESHBURN review

Sonny Landham plays a Navajo Indian and Vietnam veteran who is sent to a mental hospital because he killed some people over an argument about witchcraft. He ...

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A forgotten poliziotteschi worth remembering: A MAN CALLED MAGNUM review

I bought A Man Called Magnum on DVD many, many years ago, but never got around to see it. I never buy movies on DVD or Blu-ray if ...

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Conquering the world by boredom: END OF THE WORLD review

“There is everything to look forward to… except tomorrow!” End of the World is a cheap, slowly paced sci-fi thriller about a scientist who investigates some weird ...

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A genuinely shattering movie that will stay with you: THE SWIMMER review

Ned Merrill (Burt Lancaster) mysteriously appears out of nowhere in the backyard of a friend, wearing nothing more than bathing trunks. He takes a dip in ...

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Giuliano Gemma versus the mafia: I AM THE LAW review

One of Italy’s most popular leading men, Giuliano Gemma, plays Cesare Mori – a “not to be messed with” judge who is sent to pre-World War II Sicily ...

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Forgotten gem of early 70’s exploitation: SUGAR COOKIES review

This unique erotic thriller is about a sleazy film producer who murders an adult film actress (the adorable Lynn Lowry) in a game of sexual ...

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The more I think about this film, the more I love it: MACHINE GUN McCAIN review

Hank McCain (an intense John Cassavetes) gets released from jail (in a scene shot at San Quentin Prison without permits) after serving 12 years for ...

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If you are a fan of eighties action, this will do nicely: THE CHALLENGE review

Scott Glenn plays a washed-up boxer who is hired to transport a valuable Samurai sword to Japan, unaware that it’s just a set up in a blood ...

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FRANKENSTEIN ’80 review: Man-made killer bashes heads in!

This is a cheap, sleazy and of course extremely bad Italian version of the classic Mary Shelley tale, with all kinds of crazy shit like gore, ...

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Lee Marvin and Gene Hackman go head-to-head: PRIME CUT review

This is a bizarre 1970’s action thriller about a no-nonsense hit man (Lee Marvin) who is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a man with a woman’s ...

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Like father like son: GRAVE OF THE VAMPIRE review

A crazy looking vampire (Michael Pataki, who played Drago’s trainer in Rocky IV) rises from his grave and attacks a couple in the graveyard. He kills ...

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Nice little piece of Euro Horror: THE VAMPIRE’S NIGHT ORGY review

A busload of badly dubbed travelers stop in a small Spanish town after their bus driver dies. The villagers seem friendly at first, but the ...

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Low-budget horror anthology: ALIEN ZONE review

I love anthology films. This one is made up of 4 stories linked together by a central piece about a man who is having an affair with a married ...

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Just a man and his will to survive: EYE OF THE TIGER review

The Rocky III theme song “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor, is one of the most recognizable songs ever, and a couple of years after Rocky ...

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