Recent viewing, part 1

Since reading Chris Fujiwara’s book about Jacques Tourneur, The Cinema of Nightfall (Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore and London, 1998), I’ve been searching out films by the director, particularly ones unconnected with the genres he’s best known for, horror and noir. I recently got hold of a cheap VCI disk featuring a double bill of […]

Blasts from the past

Summer viewing: science fiction

Compulsive Viewing: A Personal Pathology Part 2

Mario Bava and Italian genre film: Gialli and Thrillers

Fractured dream: Georges Franju’s Spotlight on a Murderer (1961)