Oscar who?

A few days ago, a co-worker asked me whether, “as a film buff”, I watch the Oscars, and had I seen all the nominated movies? The answer to both questions is no. Way back in the ’70s I used to watch the Academy Awards shows with a degree of excitement, hoping that something or someone […]

Blasts from the past

Brief comments, part one

Thinking About Genre, part 1

Trashy Brit horrors

Mario Bava and Italian genre film: Gialli and Thrillers