Month: September 2023

Valley Girl

If there is a phrase to explain the enduring reputation of Valley Girl, a low-budget teen comedy released in early 1983 which pulled in fifty times its budget
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Blazing Magnum

It is perhaps emblematic of the international cross-pollination which gave rise to director Alberto De Martino’s 1976 police thriller that it is known under so many titles, Una
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The Antichrist

A tragedy which overshadowed the life of Ippolita Oderisi, she was twelve years old when, driving at night, her father’s inattention to the road ahead of them resulted
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Human Capital

A night of celebration, the end of term high school gala in the snowy days in the lead up to Christmas attended by financier Giovanni Bernaschi, his wife
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It’s a hard knock life for Jonquil “Jonny” Baptiste, her mother having vanished when she was a baby and living with her father Gene who has issues of
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