Posts Tagged "france"

Fascination: The Celluloid Dreams of Jean Rollin (2016)

I’ve got to be honest when it comes to Jean Rollin and Eurohorror in general. It’s a blind spot for me. Sure, I’ve seen tons of Italian horror flicks and love ’em, but as far as gothic/creepy castle type Eurohorror it’s not a big draw for me. I’ve only seen The Grapes of Death and […]

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Back in Crime (2011)

Time travel is one of my favorite tropes in science fiction cinema. It’s an easy way to get a high concept idea made into a film with a limited budget. Or a fantastic way to blow a huge wad of cash on fancy special effects. Back in Crime is more interested in subtlety than flash […]

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Simon Killer (2012)

I have a thing for modern European films that try to be more true to life. I’m an ignorant ugly American so I don’t know what it’s called but the style usually has beautiful cinematography without being tricky. Usually utilizing naturalistic lighting and minimal soundtrack, focusing on people and their relationships. Simon Killer fits this […]

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