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My Favourite 100 Film Classics All Time

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Some short reviews below are written in swedish

Director's Cut or Theatrical Cut.
Visually magnificent Sci-Fi Neo-Noir drama.
Dark, dystopian and ambitious from Proyas
about a city with eternal night and with people
with vague memories. Jennifer Connelly sings
beautifully in the Director's Cut

Dark City

Direction, co-script and co-production Alex Proyas 1998

Cast: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, region A
US Warner Home Video bluray edition


Brilliant and dark greek artmovie drama thriller
about a rural Greek family falling into the abyss
after the cretinous son committs a murder.
This intense family drama has a very fine
experimental soundtrack. A Greek cult classic

The Fear (Angst)

Direction: Kostas Manoussakis, production: Greece 1966

Cast: Elena Nathanael, Anestis Vlachos, Elli Fotiou
Blu-ray in greek audio with english subs, black & white, region all
US Mondo Macabro bluray edition


Damiani's brilliant Mafia Trilogy with Franco Nero:
1. Il giorno della Civetta 2. L'istruttoria é chiusa:
Dimentichi 3. Perché si uccide un Magistrato, in a
fine three disc limited edition box with extra Book
Sicily crime dramas with a Leonardo Sciascia tone

Franco Nero Cosa Nostra Trilogy Box: The Day of the Owl - The Case
is Closed: Forget It - How to Kill a Judge

Direction & co-script: Damiano Damiani, Prod: Italy-France 1968-1975
Cast: Franco Nero, Claudia Cardinale, Lee J. Cobb, Riccardo Cucciolla
Blu-ray in italian or english audio with english subtitles, region A+B
US Radiance 2K restored 2023 Limited 3000 copies bluray box edition



Lino Ventura is great in a masterful but dark political
thriller as a decent straight cop investigating the case
of assassinated judges and powers don't want him
to solve it, to make the 4 killings political and blame
it on the leftists. Powerful brilliant feel bad thriller

Illustrious Corpses (Cadaveri Eccellenti / Cadavres Exquis)

Direction and co-script: Francesco Rosi, production: Italy-France 1976

Cast: Lino Ventura, Tino Carraro, Max von Sydow, Luigi Pistilli
Blu-ray in italian audio with english subtitles, region A
US Kino Lorber Studio Classics 2021 bluray edition


Great and fascinating artmovie psychological
drama thriller. Complex and disturbing with
sensational cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond,
acting from Susannah York and soundtrack.
Inspired by 1966 "Persona" Master Altman gave us
one of his best but today sadly obscure films


Direction and script: Robert Altman, production: 1972

Cast: Susannah York, Rene Auberjonais, Marcel Bozzuffi
DVD in english audio, region 1
US MGM DVD edition


The film except Amanda Lear is neither cult or classic
but absolute trash, but the mysterious french disco
chanteuse and model Amanda Lear is cult. She sings
her great 1978 "Follow Me" and two more songs
and presents an assortment of bizarre sex episodes

Mondo Erotico (Follie di notte / Crazy Nights of Amanda Lear)

Direction, cinematography: Aristide Massaccesi, prod : Italy 1978

Cast: Amanda Lear, Andrea Scazzola, Marina Hedman
DVD in english dubbed audio, region 2
German Cargo Records Mr. Banker 2023 DVD edition, numbered copy

Cronenberg's psychological Body Horror Sci-Fi
masterpiece in 4K. Probably my Cronenberg all-
time favourite and James Woods performance as
the sleazy and confused TV executive Max Renn
is fascinating. Debby Harry also is very fine in an
early acting role - "Come to Nicki"

Videodrome (4K UHD)

Directed, written: David Cronenberg, production: Canada 1983

Cast: James Woods, Deborah Harry, Les Carlson, Sonja Smits
4K UHD in english audio with english subtitles, region all
Arrow Video 4K UHD 2022 edition


A Great looking and very enjoyable action-
adventure based on the Dave Stevens comic.
Forgotten 1991 FUN with a slick Retro look and a
gorgeous Jennifer Connelly at the height of her beauty.
Timothy Dalton excels as an Erroll Flynn like actor spy

The Rocketeer

Direction: Joe Johnston, production: 1991

Cast: Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, region all
Disney Touchstone Home Entertainment bluray edition



Luis Buñuel (1900-1983)

The Master. El Maestro. One of my favourite
directors and the Genius behind some of the
best films ever made. The Surrealist period, the
Méxican years and his final European years


Un Chien Andalou 1928 - L'Age d'or 1930 - Los Olvidados 1950 - El
Bruto 1952 - El 1952 - Ensayo de un Crimen 1955 - Nazarin 1959 -
Viridiana 1961 - El Angel Exterminador 1962 - Le journal d'une femme
de chambre 1964 - Simón del desierto 1965 - Belle de jour 1967 - La Via
Láctea 1969 - Tristana 1970 - Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie 1972 -
Le fantome de la liberté 1974 - Cet obscur objet du désir 1977


One of the best films ever made, maybe the greatest.
Indignant but unsentimental Buñuel ascertains
that poverty and slums makes brutal humans. It's a
disturbing and dark drama but also with some of
the Buñuel poetry and surrealism in the famous
dream sequence and in the powerful ending scene

Los Olvidados (The Young and the Damned/Gatans desperados)
+ 1933 Documentary Las Hurdes (Tierra sin pan)

Direction, co-script and production: Luis Buñuel México 1950
Cast: Roberto Cobo, Alfonso Meija, Estela Inda, Miguel Inclan
DVD in spanish audio with english subtitles, black & white, region all
French FSF DVD edition


One of Buñuel's best films and from his interesting
Méxican period. Ernesto Alonso is great in this
delightful black crime-comedy melodrama as the
seriously fucked up Archibaldo de la Cruz. Hopefully
there will be a 4K release with english subs coming

Ensayo de un Crimen (The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz)

Direction and co-script: Luis Buñuel, production: México 1955

Cast: Ernesto Alonso, Rita Macedo, Miroslava Stern, Ariadna Welter
DVD in spanish audio without english subs, black & white, region all
Spanish Cine DVD edition


Absurd and surrealistic drama-comedy where the
Méxican bourgeoisie are in trouble as they just
can't leave a living-room no matter how they try.
Is it a social commentary with Buñuel making fun of
the upper classes thin layer of civilized behaviour
or just Luis Buñuel having surreal fun ?

El ángel exterminador (The Exterminating Angel / Mordängeln)

Direction and script: Luis Buñuel, production: México 1962

Cast: Silvia Pinal, Augusto Benedico, Antonio Bravo, Claudio Brook
Blu-ray in spanish audio with english subtitles, black&white, region A
US Criterion Collection bluray edition


Another one of Buñuel's cinematic masterpieces
where El Maestro deals with Sex, religion and
with clashes between social classes, and with
lots of black humour of course. The lovely Silvia
Pinal in the main role as the pious Viridiana. Won
the Golden Palm in Cannes


Direction and co-script: Luis Buñuel, production: Spain-México 1961

Cast: Silvia Pinal, Fernando Rey, Francisco Rabal, Margarita Lozano
DVD in spanish audio with english subtitles, black&white, region 1
US Criterion Collection DVD edition


Fine melodrama thriller about obsession, when a
middle-aged man with a shoe fetish marries a
younger woman and he goes mad with jealousy
and paranoia turning into a dangerous lunatic.
One of Buñuel's best Méxican films but strangely
obscure and hard to get with english subtitles

El (This Strange Passion)

Direction and co-script: Luis Buñuel, production: México 1952

Cast: Arturo de Cordova, Delia Garces, Luis Beristain
DVD in spanish audio with english subtitles, black&white, region all
Alternative market DVD


A short long film and a funny Masterpiece
where Buñuel scourges us, making fun of
us humans with our religious tomfooleries and
with a stylite at the center of it. Black humour,
religion and Sex in the shape of Satan's
Super HOT Silvia Pinal.

Simón del desierto (Simon of the Desert/Simon Pelarhelgonet)

Direction & script: Luis Buñuel, production: México 1965

Cast: Claudio Brook, Silvia Pinal, Antonio Bravo
DVD in spanish audio with english subtitles, black&white, region 1
US Criterion Collection DVD edition with booklet


Surrealistic, absurd and provocative follow-up
to Un Chien Andalou that caused a scandal and
a ruckus, and was banned in France for decades.
Script co-written by Buñuel and Salvador Dali.
L'Age d'or was one of the first French talkies

L'Age d'or

Direction and co-script: Luis Buñuel, production: France 1930

Cast: Lya Lys, Gaston Modot, Max Ernst, Lionel Salem
DVD in french audio with english subtitles, black&white, region ?

US Kino Video DVD edition



The Great LJT as a frenchman in LA and in a very
entertaining crime-thriller with shootings, car chases
and beautiful Ann-Margret as the friendly whore.
JLT is a french hitman called in to do a hit in LA
and is then himself to be taken out. Fine unusual
but forgotten gangster movie. I love Trintignant

Brutal Shadows (Un homme est mort / The Outside Man)

Direction and co-script: Jacques Deray, production: France-Italy 1972

Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ann-Margret, Roy Scheider
DVD in english audio (or french audio without subtitles), region 2
German Pidax DVD 2021 edition


Obscure Sword and Sandal historical action drama
with our Swedish pride buxom Anita Ekberg as the
ancient rebel queen of Palmyra who rebelled
against the Romans in the 3rd century AD.
US 80 min version and Italian 90 version (no subs)

Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra (Nel Segno di Roma / Sign of Rome)

Direction: Guido Brignone et al, prod. Italy-France-West Germany 1959

Cast: Anita Ekberg, Georges Marchal, Chelo Alonso, Folco Lulli
DVD in english (or italian audio without subtitles), region 2
German Cargo Records Supreme Film 2020 DVD edition


German teenage delinquency drama with sexy and
beautiful Karin Baal as a girl hanging out with the
wrong crowd but being helped by a saintly Judge.
Obscure and not a classic or cult, but with a young
Karin Baal in it, and she later did Krimi and Gialli

Der Jugendrichter (Judge and Juvenile)

Direction: Paul Verhoeven, production: West-Germany 1959-1960

Cast: Heinz Rühmann, Karin Baal, Hans Nielsen, Lola Müthel
DVD in german audio without english subtitles, region 2
German Universum Film UFA Klassiker DVD edition


One of Bronson's best, a very fine french crime thriller
with great performances from Jobert and Bronson.
A woman is assaulted in her home and she shoots
the rapist, gets rid of the body, when a mysterious
man turns up and seems to know everything


Le Passager de la Pluie (Rider on the Rain)

Direction: Réne Clément, production: France-Italy 1970

Cast: Charles Bronson, Marléne Jobert, Gabriele Tinti
Blu-ray in french audio with english subtitles, region A
US Kino Lorber Studio Canal bluray edition


St. Ives, The Valachi Papers, The Evil That Men Do
and Kinjite are maybe not cult or classics but Bronson
is a phenomena and in the 1970's he probably was the
most popular actor in the world.
Everyone loved him, his face, his tough persona so
for sure he's something of a film cult icon today

St. Ives - The Valachi Papers - The Evil That Men Do - Kinjite: Forbidden
Subjects - The White Buffalo

Charles Bronson - The iconic film legend with his minimalistic but very
effective style of acting - everyone just loves him. He made his best films
at the end of the 1960's and in the early 1970's.
Later his films often were directed by J. Lee Thompson. Maybe he's best known
for his controversial 1974 vigilante revenge film "Death Wish" (read more
about this film further down on this page)


This well made but controversial crime drama made
already huge star Charles Bronson the most popular
actor in the world. Mild-mannered architect Paul
Kersey gets his daughter raped and wife killed by
thugs and turns Vigilante on the streets of NY

Death Wish 1 - 4

Direction: Michael Winner x 3, J. Lee Thompson, prod. 1974 - 1987

Cast: Charles Bronson, Vincent Gardenia/Ed Lauter/John P. Ryan
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, region all & A
US Paramount / MGM blu-ray edition

Great Fun with comics comedy action and meta
satire. Mildly edgy with ultraviolent gore but No
sex, no, no. Hollywood don't like that, but still
very entertaining for infantile grown-ups like me
and much better than the Live movie flop.

Harley Quinn: The Complete First Season

Direction: Juan Meza Leon, DC Comics Animated series 2019-2020

Cast: Voice of Harley Quinn by Kaley Cuoco
DVD in english audio with english subtitles, region 1
US WB Home Entertainment 2 disc DVD edition


Depressing, well acted, stringent court-room
drama and with BB giving her best performance
ever on the screen as Dominique Marceau, a 22
year old prosecuted for murdering her lover.
She may be guilty but she's condemned by a court
full of hypocrites long before the verdict

La Vérité

Direction: Georges-Henri Clouzot, production: France 1960

Cast: Brigitte Bardot, Sami Frey, Marie-José Nat, Charles Vanel
Blu-ray in french audio with english subtitles, b&w, region A
US Criterion Collection bluray edition


Romantic and a bit sexy nonsense comedy with
a delightful Brigitte Bardot as Agnès Dumont, a
writer in Paris entering a Striptease contest to win
money for buying back a rare book. BB was so
beautiful it hurts. Crappy script and dialogue

En effeuillant la Marguerite (Plucking the Daisy/Mlle Striptease)

Direction and co-script: Marc Allegret, production: France 1956

Cast: Brigitte Bardot, Daniel Gelin, Robert Hirsch, Luciana Paluzzi
DVD in french audio with english subtitles, black & white, region 2
German Cargo Records Lemon Tree pictures DVD edition


The greatest crime drama ever made and an
absolute classic. Film perfection that i rate as my
No. 6 movie of all time. American Holly Martin is
looking for his old friend Harry Lime in post war
Vienna and falls in love with Lime's ex-girlfriend

The Third Man

Direction: Carol Reed, Script/Story: Graham Greene, prod. UK 1949

Cast: Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, b & w, region B
UK Studio Canal bluray edition

Space travellers receives a distress signal from
an unknown planet where they find a gigantic
fossilized alien in an even more gigantic space-
ship. Hmm, let's see, does that sound familiar?
Visually exquisite lowbudget Sci-Fi that was re-
made as Alien without any acknowledgement.

Planet of the Vampires (Terrore nello spazio)

Direction: Mario Bava, production: Italy-Spain 1965

Cast: Barry Sullivan, Norma Bengell, Angel Aranda
Blu-ray in english audio, region B or all
Spanish bluray edition

Obscure and forgotten but good Paella western
about méxican rebel and gangster leader Joaquin
Murrieta punishing Gringos in California in the
1840's - 50's. Fine acting from Hunter and Kennedy
Unusual perspective as the Gringos are the racists
and the baddies in the new US state of California

Joaquín Murrieta

Direction: George Sherman, production: Spain 1965

Cast: Jeffrey Hunter, Arthur Kennedy, Diana Lorys, Sara Lezana
Blu-ray in english audio with spanish subtitles, region all
Spanish Divisa Home Video Mercury Films bluray edition


Based on a real crime case a hard to define horror
crime drama with some black humour added when
the abominable Mr. Honka murders in rage attacks.
The film looks fantastic 1970's retro and everything
is dirty and miserable and with run-down addicts

Der Goldene Handschuh (Den vidrige herr Honka)

Direction: Fatih Akin, production: Germany 2019

Cast: Jonas Dassler, Margarethe Tiesel, Heinz Strunk
DVD in german audio with swedish subtitles, region 2
Swedish Studio S Entertainment DVD edition


Marquis de Sade's inversed morality Justine
could be Jess most luscious and big-budgeted
film. Much maligned as trash and poorly acted
by Power it's surprisingly well made and Romina
Power may be bad but sh'es adorable and the
camera loves her. Looks great. One of Jess best

Justine (Marquis de Sade's Justine)

Direction: Jesus Franco, prod: Italy-Germany-Liechtenstein-USA 1968

Cast: Romina Power, Maria Rohm, Klaus Kinski, Jack Palance
DVD in english audio, region all
Spanish DVD edition


Fascinating forgotten swedish-french romantic
dark drama where superstition and evil prevails.
A French engineer building a road in Sweden is
bewitched by a mystic girl living in the woods.
Lovely Marina Vlady was 18 when filming this

La Sorcière (Häxan/The Blonde Witch/Die Blonde Hexe)

Direction: André Michel, production: France-Sweden 1956

Cast: Marina Vlady, Maurice Ronet, Ulf Palme, Naima Wifstrand
DVD in french and swedish audio with english, swedish subs, region 2
Swedish Klubb Super 8 DVD edition, black & white


Could be the worst Crime-Action ever made and
pure psychotronic gold. Doris Wishman meets Ed
Wood, Jr. when a middle-aged (and beyond)
German housewife with a HEAVY accent plays
a bad-ass street fighter out for revenge in LA

Lady Street Fighter (Woman in Anger)

Direction: James "Don't Go in the Woods" Bryan, production: USA 1981

Cast: Renee Harmon, Jody McCrea, Trace Carradine
DVD in english audio, region 2
german Cargo Records DVD edition



Visually beautiful and gripping feel bad drama
from the 1930's about girls prisoned in their
boarding school. Eva Green is haunting as the
tragic Ms. G. Fantastic and sadly very obscure
and unjustly underrated

Cracks (Oskuldens tid)

Direction & co-script: Jordan Scott, prod: UK-Spain-Ireland 2009

Cast: Eva Green, Juno Temple, Maria Valverde, Imogen Poots
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, region B
UK Optimum Home Entertainment bluray edition


Aaaaah, Yes, one of my favourite Spanish Trash
Film directors, the Great Ignacio F. Iquino with a
trashy but actually Sexy and entertaining soft-
core movie from The Golden Spanish 1970's

Emmanuelle y Carol

Direction, script & photography: Ignacio F. Iquino, prod: Spain 1978

Cast: Raquel Evans, Jennifer James, Linda Lay, Belisa Bet
DVD in spanish audio without subtitles, region all
Spanish Mercury Films DVD edition


A fascinating 1995 three hour mini TV series
about a plane lost in time and space and soon
about to meet the frightening Langoliers. My
favourite Stephen King adaption ever and Mr.
Toomey provides tension, The Teeth. The Teeth!

The Langoliers

Direction: Tom Holland, production: USA 1995

Cast: Dean Stockwell, Bronson Pinchot, David Morse
DVD in english audio with english subtitles, region 2
Nordic-UK Paramount DVD edition


Forgotten obscure spanish drama about a middle-
aged company executive and his erotic relation
with his young secretary. This dud has one good
point to it - the otherworldly beauty of a 18 year
old Ornella Muti as Maribel, the Secretary

Cebo para una adolescente (The Secretary)

Direction: Francisco Lara Polop, production: Spain 1973

Cast: Ornella Muti, Philippe Leroy, Emilio Gutierrez
DVD in spanish audio without subtitles, region ?
Spanish Grupo Edider DVD edition


Spanish Gialli and Horror movies from The Golden
Iberian Era, the 1970's and early 1980's are pure
Gold. Bad or Good, Trash or Not, they are almost
all great and very entertaining. It was something
special about that unique Iberian atmosphere

Bad Spanish Films ?

Good Good or Good Bad, don't we all just Love the Spanish 1970's films.
The Hombre Lobo - Paul Naschy, Amando De Ossorio, Jorge Grau, Joseph
Larraz, Carlos Aured, Javier Aquirre, Eugenio Martin and Jesús Franco etc.
These gialli and horror genre movies were all fine and are much appreciated
by fans from all over the world .... BUT, what about the seldom seen Other
films, the dramas, the comedies and the sex movies - are they Bad Bad ?


The Best film of 2010. A slow and haunting
love story, Central American roadmovie and
apocalyptic sci-fi drama. Very low budget and
just beautiful. But do take notice: This is NOT
a monster movie, this is not a monster movie


Direction, script, photo & CGI: Gareth Edwards, prod: UK 2010

Cast: Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, region B
UK Momentum Pictures bluray edition


A very nicely shot and directed crime mystery and
comedy about strange things going on in the house
at the village square. Considered a Spanish classic
and with Jesús Franco in an early non-Franco
acting role. Based on a real Spanish crime case

El Extraño Viaje

Direction: Fernando Fernán Gomez, production: Spain 1964

Cast: Tota Alba, Carlos Larrañaga, Jesús Franco, Rafaela Aparicio
DVD in spanish audio without english subtitles, black&white, region 2
Spanish El Pais DVD edition


Dark Icelandic comedy-drama about petty grudges
and irritation between neighbours that ends in a
catastrophe. Funny but pitch-black so from the
talented Icelander director Hafsteinn Gunnar
Sigurdsson. Edda Björg Vinsdottir is great

Under the Tree (Undir trénu)

Direction, co-script: Hafsteinn G. Sigurdsson, Prod. Iceland-Denmark-Poland

Cast: Edda Björg Vinsdottir, Steinbor Hroar Steinborsson, Askur the Dog
Blu-ray in icelandic with english subtitles, region B
UK Eureuka! bluray and DVD 2019 combo 2 disc edition


Finally a digitally restored edition of maybe
the greatest film ever made. I consider this to
be the masterpiece of Welles, even though it's
really a skeleton due to the greatest crime in
film history , the RKO butchering of the film

The Magnificent Ambersons

Direction & script: Orson Welles, production: USA 1942

Cast: Tim Holt, Agnes Moorehead, Joseph Cotten
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, region A
US Criterion Collection 2018 bluray edition


Poor Mr. Lundgren .... Bizarre and fascinating
psychological drama. Claustrophobic and cruel
when a loner takes a mannequin doll as his
girlfriend and lover. Per Oscarsson, the Swedish
genius actor, is unforgettable as Mr. Lundgren


Direction: Arne Mattsson, prodution: 1962

Cast: Per Oskarsson, Gio Petré, Tor Isedal, Elsa Prawits
DVD in swedish audio, region 2
Swedish Klubb Super 8 DVD edition


A visually astounding fantasy adventure with
live action combined with animation, stop motion
and matte paintings inspired by the Raspe tale
and the paintings of Gustave Doré. Zeman has
inspired filmmakers as Terry Gilliam and Tim Burton

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (Baron Prásil)

Direction, script, design, production: Karel Zeman, Czechoslovakia 1961

Cast: Milos Kopecky, Jana Brejchova, Rudolf Jelinek
Blu-ray in czeck audio with english subtitles, region all
UK Second Run bluray edition


Absolutely luscious drama-adventure about the
escapades of red-haired beauty Angelique in the
17th century France. Nothing but Fluff, but Fun.
I haven't heard about it but it was a huge hit all
over Europe and made luscious Mercier a star

Angelique Vol. 1 - 2 - 3

Direction, co-script: Bernard Borderie, France-Germany-Italy 1964-1966

Cast: Michéle Mercier, Giuliano Gemma, Jean Rochefort, Robert Hossein
DVD in french audio with swedish subtitles, region 2
Nordic Universal - Studio Canal DVD edition


I loved this one! Fine murder mystery comedy
and father meets daughter drama ... something.
Missed it in 2011, maybe due to the awful title
and the less than impressive director, but it was
a charming gem with great acting and lots of fun

Some Guy Who Kills People

Direction: Jack Perez, production: 2011

Cast: Kevin Corrigan, Barry Bostwick, Ariel Gade
DVD in english audio with swedish subtitles, region 2
Swedish Njuta Films DVD edition


Jewel can be seen in films like The Return of the
Living Dead, Hollywood Hot Tubs and Christina.
Model, dancer, actress, writer and author of the
hilariously funny "If i'm so Famous, How Come
Nobody's Ever Heard of Me?" in 1996

Jewel Shepard

Beloved B-movie actress and famous scream queen in the 1980's
and also a talented writer . Jewel was gorgeous and can be seen
at the height of her beauty in the obscure Euro sex-adventure
Christina from 1984. Just stunning, and hilarious to read about
the filming of this absurd Euro-sleaze in her funny book


Whimsical C-grade softcore sex-adventure filmed
mainly in Mallorca, Spain based on a series of books
about a nymphomaniac heiress and her adventures.
Trashy and unintentionally funny, BUT with the
LOVELY Jewel Shepard as Christina. Stunning!

Christina (Christina y la reconversion sexual)

Direction: Francisco Lara Polop, production: Spain-US 1984

Cast: Jewel Shepard, Josephine Jaqueline Jones, Karin Schubert
Blu-ray in english audio, region all
US Intervision Picture Corp. Severin bluray edition


A Female buddy movie? Nope, a black comedy drama
about 2 violent women that hate each others guts.
Enemies in college they meet again decades later and
their hate affair continues. Quite interesting and odd
indie with really great acting from Oh and Heche


Direction, story etc. Onur Tokel, production: USA 2016

Cast: Sandra Oh, Anne Heche, Alicia Silverstone
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, region B
UK Arrow Video 2017 bluray edition


Peckinpah's strange neglected masterpiece may be
his best film. A Noir crime-drama with massive south
of the border atmosphere and with an outstanding
performance from the great Warren Oates. Isela Vega
is great too. This film was initially banned in Sweden

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Direction, co-story & script: Sam Peckinpah, prod. USA-Mexico 1974

Cast: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Emilio Fernández
Blu-ray in english & spanish audio with english subtitles, region B
UK Arrow Video 2 disc 2017 blu-ray edition


Great Italian-Canadian Crime Action and almost
giallo filmed in Montreal with some amazing action
scenes including an über great car chase, everything
nicely photographed by Aristide Massaccesi.

And then there's the lovely Carol Laure in it too

Shadows in an Empty Room (Blazing Magnum/Una Magnum
Special per Tony Siatta)

Direction: Alberto De Martino, prod. Italy-Canada-Panama 1976
Cast: Stuart Whitman, Carole Laure, Martin Landau, Tisa Farrow
Blu-ray in english audio, region A (but plays also on region B)
US Kino Lorber bluray edition


Nice crime thriller with the great James Woods as
a cop in LA chasing a nasty serial killer. The first
film based on a novel by charismatic crime author
James Ellroy. Read more about Woods and the
chaotic but entertaining book-signing with Ellroy


Direction & script: James B. Harris, production: USA 1987

Cast: James Woods, Charles Durning, Lesley Ann Warren
DVD in english audio with english subtitles, region 1
US Kino Lorber DVD edition


Obscure and forgotten gem. A wildly enjoyable
sleazebomb with a mix on crime-thriller and comedy
that give you Grindhouse vibes. James Woods
shines, as only he can, in the role as an amoral
prison guard (in swedish on the picture link)


Direction & production: James B. Harris, USA 1981

Cast: James Woods, Kay Lenz, Tim McIntire
DVD in english audio, region all
US Warner Brothers Archive Collection DVD-R


B-crime thriller on Sjöwall-Wahlöö's magnificent
1968 novel, an early film adaption on their books.
But, the story transported to San Fransisco has
got some amazing grindhouse atmosphere to it
and a great duo in Matthau and Dern as cops

The Laughing Policeman

Direction: Stuart Rosenberg, production: 1973

Cast: Walter Matthau, Bruce Dern, Lou Gosset
DVD in english audio with swedish subtitles, region 2
Swedish Studio S Entertainment DVD edition

Western ?
Zzzzz-snore? NO! NO! We're talking about ....
The Spaghetti & Paella Western - ugly , dirty, mean and funny


Cameron Mitchell as sharpshooter Minnesota Clay
in an early spaghetti western and the man to fight
a Méxican bandidos gang and a corrupted sheriff
and his brutal underlings. Will the unhappy city
of Mesa Encantada be liberated ?

Minnesota Clay (Le Justicier du Minnesota)

Direction, co-script: Sergio Corbucci, prod. Italy-Spain-France 1964

Cast: cameron Mitchell, Georges Riviere, Ethel Rojo, Fernando Sancho
Blu-ray in english or italian audio with english subtitles, region B
German Koch - Explosive Media 2021 bluray edition


B spaghetti western by the great Robert Hossein
dedicated to the friend Sergio Leone (who shot
the dinner scene) and a dark, feel bad revenge
drama. Unusual and with interesting imagery.
Mercier is the grim widow dressed in black

Cemetery Without Crosses (Cimitera senza Croci/Une corde un colt)

Direction and co-script: Robert Hossein, production: Italy-France 1969

Cast: Robert Hossein, Michele Mercier, Guido Lollobrigida
Blu-ray in english or italian audio with english subtitles, region A+B
UK Arrow Video blu-ray and DVD 2 disc edition


Interesting slowpaced offbeat paella-spaghetti
western with the hero interested in astronomy.
Femi Benussi is luscious as the evil gangster bitch
and Lang Jeffries makes a strange hero, stiff as a
piece of wood but yet somehow likeable

Requiem for Gringo (Duel in the Eclipse/Requiem für Django)

Direction: José Luis Merino/E. Martín, production: Spain-Italy 1968

Cast: Lang Jeffries, Fernando Sancho, Femi Benussi, Aldo Sambrell
Blu-ray in english audio, region all ?
US Wild East Productions 2018 bluray edition


The Best Western Ever Made.
Henry Fondas best role, Leones greatest movie
and perhaps Morricones best soundtrack score.
Audio in 5.1 or in restored original mono
165 min version

Once Upon a Time in the West (C'era una volta il west)

Direction: Sergio Leone, script: Dario Argento i.a., prod: 1969

Cast: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, region ?
Nordisk Paramount bluray edition


A Legendary and very unusual deep snow western.
One of the best spaghetti westerns ever made and
on my western Top Ten list for sure, and with an
ending you won't forget. Dark, stylish, Kinski's face
and a very fine soundtrack from Ennio Morricone

The Great Silence (Il grande silenzio)

Direction and co-script: Sergio Corbucci, prod: Italy-France 1968

Cast: Klaus Kinski, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Vanetta McGee
Blu-ray in italian or english audio with english subtitles, region all
US Film Movements Classics bluray 2018 edition


A Spaghetti western masterpiece, Damiani's
political entry to the genre has a great coupling
of Volonté & Castel and with Kinski as El Santo.
It's brutal and colorful from the Mexican revo-
lution in 1914, and with an unforgettable ending

Quién Sabe? (A Bullet for the General/Töte Amigo)

Direction: Damiano Damiani, production: Italy 1966

Cast: Gian Maria Volonté, Lou Castel, Klaus Kinski
DVD in english audio, region 2
German Koch Media 3 disc DVD edition


Klaus Kinski as the Bad Guy in Vari's interesting
minimalistic western drama, and ... in Fidani's So
Bad it's Good grade C western. Kinski's face made
even the worst entry to the genre watchable
Nice interviews in the extras without english subs

Prega il morte a ammaza il vivo (Shoot the Living and Pray
for the Dead/Mörder des Klans)/ Per una bara piena di dollari

Direction: Giuseppe Vari/Demofilo Fidani, production: Italy 1971
Cast: Klaus Kinski, Paolo Casella/Klaus Kinski, Jeff Cameron
DVD in english and italian audio, region 2
German Koch Media 3 disc DVD edition


Van Cleef is the famous bounty hunter
Jonathan Corbett who accepts the task of
hunting down the of rape suspected Tomas
Milian and hangs out with a shady entrepeneur

The Big Gundown (La resa dei conti/Der gehetze der Sierra Madre)

Direction & script: Sergio Sollima, production: Italy-Spain 1967

Cast: Lee Van Cleef, Tomas Milian, Walter Barnes
Blu-ray in italian or english audio with english subs, region B
German Explosive Media bluray edition and a DVD with extras


Lee Van Cleef rocks as a smart slick and
elegant sharpshooter in a cool and funny
spaghetti western that in a smart way
paraphrases the genre. Very entertaining
and Van Cleef is a legend

Sabata (Ehi amico ... cè Sabata, hai chiuso!)

Direction & script: Gianfranco Parolini, production: Italy 1969

Cast: Lee Van Cleef, William Berger, Linda Veres
DVD in english audio with english subs, region 2
UK MGM DVD edition


Very low budgeted spaghetti westerns, and
where the first Sartana film was remade as
Sabata in 1969 with Lee Van Cleef.
Entertaining with Gianni Garko as the card
player and sharpshooter Sartana

The Sartana series - The Forerunner to Sabata

If You Meet Sartana, Pray for Your Death 1968 Gianfranco Parolini
Sartana: Angel of Death 1969 Gianfranco Parolini
Have A Good Funeral, Sartana Will Pay 1970 Giuliano Carnimeo

DVD in english audio, Thai Mastermind, region 3


One of the acclaimed masterpieces of the
genre. A brutally dark and political
spaghetti western with massacres and
weapon thefts during the Mexican revolution

A Bullet For the General (Quien Sabe?)

Direction: Damiano Damiani, production: 1967

Cast: Gian Maria Volonté, Klaus Kinski, Lou Castel
DVD in english audio, region all
US Blue Underground DVD edition


A Classic dirty and very entertaining
spaghetti western with Franco Nero in his most
famous role as the anti-hero sharpshooter
Django. A genre defining cult movie


Direction: Sergio Corbucci, production: 1966

Cast: Franco Nero, Loredana Nusciak, Angel Alvarez
DVD in english or italian audio with english subtitles, region all
US Blue Underground unrated DVD edition


Uniquely strange spaghetti-paella western
and another cult movie. Almost surrealistic
anti-western and surprisingly violent with
early scenes of Gore. Gold fever when an
avenger arrives to a City with crazies

Django, Kill ! (Oro hondo/Se sei vivo spara)

Direction & script: Giulio Questi, production: Italy-Spain 1967

Cast: Tomas Milian, Marilu Tolo, Ray Lovelock
DVD in english or italian audio with english subtitles, region all
US Blue Underground 2009 unrated DVD edition


Enjoyable Spaghetti western with Franco
Nero as a Swedish arms dealer in the
revolutionary Mexico. Soundtrack by
the great Ennio Morricone


Direction: Sergio Corbucci, production: 1970

Cast: Franco Nero, Thomas Milian, Fernando Rey
DVD in english or italian audio with english subtitles, region 1
US Blue Underground unrated DVD edition


A slightly philosophical and unusual late
entry to the Spaghetti western genre. Very
atmospherical and one of Lucio's best films.
A progressive western with fine actors

Four of the Apocalypse (I Quattro del l'Apocalypse)

Direction: Lucio Fulci, production: Italy 1975

Cast: Fabio Testi, Lynne Frederick, Tomás Milian
DVD in english audio, region all
US Blue Underground unrated DVD edition



A fascinating and odd Swedish cult classic
psychological drama thriller. A bewildered
man on a trek in Lapland is reminiscing the
catastrophic trek with his girlfriend 10 years
earlier. Experimental with a great soundtrack


Direction & co-script: Gunnar Höglund, production: 1964

Cast: Mathias Henrikson, Maude Adelson, Lars Lind
DVD in swedish audio, region 2
Swedish Klubb Super 8 DVD edition


Powerful, intense, well acted indie drama with
some psychological thriller elements.
Schizophrenic Patrick meets love for the first
time when he meets depressed Karen, and his
domineering mother hires a cop to stop the
nonsense ... Multiple prize awarded

Patrick's Day

Direction: Terry McMahon, production: Ireland 2014

Cast: Moe Dunford, Kerry Fox, Catherine Walker
DVD in english, region all
US Brink Vision 2016 unrated DVD edition


A Cult movie crime action where O'Neill
drives robbery getaway cars and is
chased by the crazy cop Dern. A Noirish
B movie with beautiful car chases in LA

The Driver

Direction & script. Walter Hill, production: USA 1978

Cast: Ryan O'Neill, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani
Blu-ray in english audio with enlgish subtitles, region B
UK Studio Canal bluray edition

A fascinating and visually gorgeous drama
sci-fi thriller about experiments with an AI
android and about what makes us humans
humans. Great directing debut from author
Alex Girland and Alicia Vikander is hypnotic

Ex Machina

Direction & script: Alex Girland, production: UK 2014

Cast: Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, region all ?
UK Universal bluray edition


Visual dynamite about the 1905 Odessa uprising.
Eisensteins Montage-konst som kom att ändra
Trappscenen och masscenerna har en
kraft som imponerar än idag. Skakande

Bronenosets Potyomkin

Direction: Sergei M. Eisenstein, production: Ryssland 1925

Cast: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky
DVD, silent, black & white, swedish titles, region 2
Svensk Atlantic Film DVD edition


Hypnotic, existential and trance inducing
artmovie drama about a possible Taliban fighter
desperately fleeing from a Torture Black Op
Base somewhere in the Polish wintry wilderness.
A film that stays in your head. Hypnotic.

Essential Killing

Direction: Jerzy Skolimowski, production: Poland 2010

Cast: Vincent Giallo, Emmanuelle Seigner
Blu-ray in english audio with swedish subtitles, region B?
Swedish Atlantic bluray edition


Sci-Fi horror cult classic with lots of great FX.
Mathilda May as the Gorgeous Space Chick
Vampire is a sensation. Immortal performance.
My favourite Hooper film and with that unique
Pulse to it. Hard to define quality


Direction: Tobe Hooper, production: 1985

Cast: Mathilda May, Steve Railsback
DVD in english audio, region 1
US MGM DVD edition


Groovy comic book sci-fi action about some
post-apocalyptic prize hunters, bounty hunters
that has became the new future superstars, idols.
Christian Pitre as Mary Death is just perfect.
Glorious entertaining trash and recommended

Bounty Killer

Direction: Henry Saine, production: USA 2012

Cast: Christian Pitre, Matthew Marsden, Kristianna Loken
Blu-ray in english audio, region all or region B
UK Anchor Bay Entertainment bluray edition


Visconti's visually stunning and pensive
masterpiece on Di Lampedusa's famous
novel sweeps over you and feels like a long
bitter-sweet waltz between Claudia Cardinale
and Burt Lancaster. One of the great ones

Il Gattopardo (The Leopard)

Direction: Luchino Visconti, production: Italy 1963

Cast: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale
DVD in italian audio with swedish subtitles, region 2
Swedish DVD edition


Cool B Noir and crime drama about robbers
and other lowlifes that are killing each other
on an island. Cameron Mitchell and Jayne
Mansfield delivers the goods in an obscure
forgotten psychotronic gem

Dog Eat Dog! (La Morte vestita di dollari/Einer frisst den anderen)

Direction: Gustav Gavrin et al, production: West Germany-Italy 1964

Cast: Cameron Mitchell, Jayne Mansfield, Ivor Salter, Dody Heath
DVD in english audio with english subtitles, b&w, region all
US Dark Sky Films DVD edition


Sadomasochistic melodrama after Leopold
von Sacher-Masoch's novel, where a subdued
man slave finds his Mistress in Fur. Yes, it's
Trashy but with some pizzazz to it and with
luscious Laura Antonelli as the Venus in Furs

Venus in Furs (Venere in pelliccia/Le malizie di venere)

Direction: Massimo Dallamano, prod: Italy-W. Germany-Switzerland 1969

Cast: Laura Antonelli, Regis Vallee
DVD in english audio, region all
UK Shameless Screen Entertainment DVD edition


Evil fairytale about young girls in a boarding
school at the start of the 20th century.
Feel Bad drama-horror after Frank Wedekind's
1918 novel. High-strung but "Boarding school
girls in peril" is a fascinating film genre

The Fine Art of Love - Mine Haha (L'Educazione fisica delle fanciulle)

Direction: John Irvin, production: Italy 2005

Cast: Jaqueline Bisset, Mary Nighy, Hannah Taylor
DVD in english audio, region 3
Thai MVD Company DVD edition


Klurig spansk tidsresethriller och ha, ha,
en garanterad Mind Fuck. Man möter sig
själv och tidskomplikationer uppstår.
Mycket originell som orsakar hjärnbry
läs mer på bildlänken

Los Cronocrimenes (Timecrimes) - Mindfuck Alert !

Direction & script: Nacho Vigalondo, prod: Spain (Basques) 2008

Cast: Karra Elejalde, Nacho Vigalondo, Candela Fernández
DVD in spanish audio with english subtitles, region 1
US Magnet Magnolia DVD edition


Briljant snärtig kriminal-action som lite
orättvist glömts bort. Manisk agent vs.
brutal falskmyntare i sjaskigt LA. Grymt
läcker biljakt och tung dos av 1980-tal.
R.I.P. William Friedkin 2023

To Live and Die in L.A

Direction: William Friedkin, production: USA 1985

Cast: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow
DVD in english audio with english subtitles, region 1
US MGM DVD edition


OK, this is not a Cult movie or a Classic, but what
it is is an entertaining B movie Heist Thriller with
the always lovely Barbara Bouchet and in a leading
role also. Plus - a B-ish assassination thriller

Stoney & The Killer Likes Candy

Direction: Wray Davis/Richard Owens, production: 1969/1968

Cast: Barbara Bouchet, Mike Preston/Bruno Cremer, Marilu Tolo
DVD in english audio, region all
US Code Red Double Feature DVD edition


Filmflopp-debut men en kufiskt intressant
Eurosoppa i mix av 1960's comics-Sci-Fi
och den franska nya vågen. En personlig
homage var det väl åtminstone...... eller ?
läs mer på bildlänken om ni vill tråkas ut

CQ - Zzzzzzzznore

Direction & script: Roman Coppola, production: 2001

Cast: Angela Lindvall, Jeremy Davies, Billy Zane
DVD in english audio, region 1
MGM DVD edition


Gesundheit! Klassisk skön kriminalthriller
där 4 maskerade beväpnade män kapar
tunnelbanetåg i New Yorks metro och
kräver staden NY på 1 miljon dollar i lösen
Absolutely No need for a remake, yuck!

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Direction: Joseph Sargent, production: 1974 USA

Cast: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam
DVD in english audio, region 1
US MGM DVD edition


Brilliant action drama from the Civil War
Kongo, where a mercenary is hired to
ship diamonds and people out of the
Simba-rebels area. A Scorsese and a
Tarantino favourite

The Mercenaries (Dark of the Sun)

Direction: Jack Cardiff, production: 1968

Cast: Rod Taylor, Jim Brown, Yvette Mimieux, Peter Carsten
DVD in english, region all
Thai Triple X DVD edition


Forgotten but great Canadian Crime Heist
thriller. The plot is smart and entertaining
mental games between an ice-cold criminal
bank employee vs. a very violence proned
varuhus- Santa

The Silent Partner (Hämndens ögon)

Direction: Daryl Duke, production: 1978 Kanada

Cast: Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York
DVD in english audio, region 1
US Lions Gate DVD edition


Asias brilliant and hailed feature film direction
debut "Scarlet Diva" in 2000, plus her acting in
in an obscure french vampire film "Love Bites".
And, with Asia in a french arty-farty 2007 Crime
thriller "Boarding Gate" by Assayas

Asia Argento: Scarlet Diva/Love Bites/Boarding Gate

Direction: Asia Argento/Antoine De Caunes/Olivier Assayas,
Cast: Asia Argento et al.
DVD in italian and french audio with english subtitles
US Shriek Show unrated 2 disc edition region 1
Thai Big Warner region DVD free


The only 15 year old Diane Lane is sensationally
good as an angry
Punkrock girl with her own band
in a fine music-drama with music by i.a. Steve
Jones and Paul Cook ex. Sex Pistols

Ladies and Gentlemen - The Fabulous Stains

Direction: Lou Adler, production: 1981 USA

Cast: Diane Lane, Ray Winstone, Laura Dern, Steve Jones
DVD med engelskt tal, region 1
US Rhino Paramount DVD edition

One of my favourite indie films. Great New York
drama about the punk girl Wren with a target
to be someone, a star. Brilliant film debut by
Susan Seidelman
and a gorgeous feverish
soundtrack from the The Feelies

Smithereens (På driven i New York)

Direction: Susan Seidelman, production: USA 1982

Cast: Susan Berman, Richard Hell, Brad Rinn
DVD in english audio, region all or 1
US Blue Underground DVD edition


Hex! Hex! Ha, Ha. Obscure but charming
German Kid-Family movie about the young
witch Bibi and her fight against the evil but
Hot witch Rabia. This is the second and said
to be the best Bibi movie

Bibi Blocksberg und das geheimnis der blauen eulen
(Bibi Blocksberg and the Secret of the Blue Owls)

Direction: Franziska Buch, production: Germany 2004
Cast: Sidonie von Krosigk, Corinna Harfouch, Marie Luise Stahl
DVD in german audio with english subtitles, region 3
Thai Onpa Right Beyond DVD edition


Silly but funny German Fake morals vs. Sex
Sleaze "Fakumentary" from the Swinging 70's
with Swedish sensation Christina Lindberg as
the incestuos
16 year old Barbara Heimbach.
Also with cute German sexpot Ingrid Steeger

Schoolgirl Report 4: What Drives Parents to Despair (Schulmädchen
Report Teil 4: Was Eltern oft Verzweifeln Lässt)

Direction: Ernst Hofbauer, production: West-Germany 1972
Cast: Christina Lindberg, Ingrid Steeger, Ulrike Butz
DVD in german audio with english subtitles, region all
US Impulse DVD edition


Fascinating and unusual (felt that way for me)
dark Crime Drama in the Neo-Noir style about
the egocentric asshole Giorgio. From the
talented Michele Soavi

Arrivederci Amore, Ciao

Direction: Michele Soavi, production: Italy 2006

Cast: Alessio Boni, Michele Placido, Alina Nedela
DVD in italian audio with english subtitles, region 3
Thai J-Bics DVD edition


Welles almost mythical uncompleted
meta version of the Cervantes classic
in a version constructed and edited together
by legendary Spaniard director Jess Franco.
And how did this task turn out ?

Don Quijote

Direction: Orson Welles, production: 1957-1972

Cast: Akim Tamiroff, Francisco Reiguera, Orson Welles
DVD in english audio, black & white, region 1
US Image Entertainment DVD edition


Welles visually groundbreaking classic
was hailed by everyone, except the one who
did everything to ruin Welles career.
As extra i.a an interesting documentary about
thetrouble that followed this Masterpiece

Citizen Kane

Direction: Orson Welles, production: 1941 USA

Cast: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore
DVD in english audio with english subtitles, b&w, region 1
US WB 2 disc special DVD edition


A Hypnotical and Fascinating surrealistic
nightmare and a film directing feature debut
Masterpiece. Eraserhead is unique and doesn't
resemble anything else in Film History at the
time it was made. It took Lynch 5 years to make


Direction: David Lynch, production: 1971-1976

Cast: John Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Jeanne Bates
DVD in english audio, black & white, region ?
US Absurda Subversive DVD edition ( Lynch's company)


A fascinating but depraved and bizarre
homage to the Otto Preminger 1944 Film
Noir masterpiece Laura. A Greek artmovie
horror drama with slick visuals in b&w

Singapore Sling

Direction: Nikos Nikolaidis, production: 1990 Greece

Cast: Meredyth Herold, Michele Valley, Panos Thanassoulis
DVD in english, greek and french audio, b&w, region all
US Synapse unrated DVD edition


A Masterful Cult Classic and a paranoid
psychological Sci-Fi thriller where an unhappy
man wants a new life. Powerful FEEL BAD
so beware
. Commentary track from Franken-
heimer himself and that's cool

Seconds (Död man lever) - A Paranoia Cult Classic

Direction: John Frankenheimer, production: 1966

Cast: Rock Hudson, John Randolph, Salome Jens
DVD in english audio, black & white
, region 1
US Paramount DVD edition


Stylish, sensual and visually beautiful
nunspoitation-drama abouy young Carmela's
life in a convent. With no less than three
Argento actresses in it. Domenico Paolella's
The Nuns of Saint Archangel
(1973) is also a
pretty serious film to be a Nunsploitation

Story of a Cloistered Nun (Storia di Una Monaca di Clausura)

Direction: Domenico Paolella, production: 1973 Italy

Cast: Eleonora Giorgio, Suzy Kendall, Catherine Spaak
DVD in english or italian audio, region 1
US No Shame DVD edition


Sex Art Drama shot with broken english en
masse and this is the debut film of then only
16 years old nude model Christina Lindberg
och i Christina Lindbergs debutfilm.
Interview with Lindberg made in 2008

Made in Sweden (The Milkmaid)

Direction: Floch Johnson (Dan Wolman), prod: Sweden 1971

Cast: Christina Lindberg, Krister Ekman, Monika Ekman
DVD in english audio, region all
US Impulse DVD edition; i Sverige utgiven av Klubb Super 8

Surprisingly strong and intense art drama
about sexuality, hysteria and conformistic
evil in a Philippine village.
Both overstrung and surrealistic in the vein
of the Buñuel and Jodorowsky-style.

Silip - Daughters of Eve

Direction: Elwood Perez, production: The Philippines 1986

Cast: Maria Isabel Lopez, Sarsi Emanuelle
DVD in tagalog audio with english subtitles, region all
US Mondo Macabro 2 disc DVD edition

Viking action from The Master of the Visuals,
Mario Bava in a restored and uncut copy.
Audio commentary by the No. 1 Mario
Bava exper Tim Lucas,

Erik The Conqueror (Gli Invasori/The Invaders)

Direction: Mario Bava, production: 1961

Cast: Cameron Mitchell, Andrea Checci, Alice Kessler
DVD in english or italian audio, region 1
US Anchor Bay unrated DVD edition


A young Linda Blair is very good in a drama
taking place in an institution for youngsters
She gives an impressive performance here.
Made for TV and surprisingly intense at times.
What happened to her career ?

Born Innocent

Direction: Donald Wrye, production: 1974

Cast: Linda Blair, Richard Jaeckel, Joanna Miles
DVD in english audio, region all
US VCI Entertainment DVD edition

I Love Doris !
Doris Wishman (1912-2002) The NY Film Legend
The undisputed Queen of Psychotronic Films


The last film (?) from indie psychotronic film
auteur Doris Wishman and ... it's pretty good.
A Sleaze Drama about the whore and thief,
Bad Girl Cleo. unique Behind the scenes with
legend Doris who passed away in 2002

Satan Was a Lady

Direction & script: Doris Wishman, production: 2001

Cast: Honey Lauren, Glyn Styler, Edge
DVD in english audio, region ?
US Boomshadow Pictures DVD edition


Indie and sexploitation film queen Doris gives
us a trashy and sleazy documentary about a
sex-change and features an infamous operation
cut it off scene if rumours are true.
Audio commentary with Michael Bowen and the
star of the movie, leslie

Let Me Die A Woman

Direction: Doris Wishman, production: 1978

Cast: Leslie, Dr. Leo Wollman, Harry Reems, Vanessa Del Rio
DVD in english audio, region all
US Synapse unrated DVD edition


Chesty Morgan in the two undisputed master-
pieces by the indie film Legend Doris Wishman
This Is It! Forget about Ed Wood, Jr. this is
Psychotronic Film Art at it's finest

Deadly Weapons/Double Agent 73

Direction & production: Doris Wishman 1973

Cast: Chesty Morgan, Harry Reems/Chesty Morgan, Saul Meth
DVD in english audio, region 1
US Something Weird Video unrated 2 disc DVD edition



Psychotronic auteur director Doris gives us a
tale about how the legendary burlesque dancer
Blaze Starr found happiness in a nudist camp

Blaze Starr Goes Nudist

Direction & production: Doris Wishman 1963

Cast: Blaze Starr, Ralph Young, Sandra Sinclair
DVD in english audio, region 1
US Something Weird Video unrated DVD edition


An early Doris Wishman nudie about a female
journalist going undercover to uncover the
secrets about what's going on in a nudist camp
with an extra hour of nudist exploitation material

Diary of a Nudist/The Naked Venus

Direction & production: Doris Wishman 1961

Cast: Davee Decker, Delores Carlos, Joan bamford
DVD in english audio, region all
US Something Weird Video unrated DVD edition

The first film from indie and exploitation film
legend Queen Doris Wishman. A Nudie cutie
about a Nudist Camp and in color.
As extra i.a. an audio commentary from friend
and writer Michael Bowen

Hideout in the Sun

Direction & production: Doris Wishman 1960

Cast: Dolores Carlos, Greg Conrad, Earl Bauer
DVD in english audio, region ?
US Retro Seduction Cinema 2 disc unrated DVD edition



13 shorts on a horror or experimental
theme, i.a. brilliant Amor só De Mao, The
Separation and the fascinating Gorgonas.
4:3 and widescreen, text sheet

Fantasia Film Festival: Small Gauge Trauma

Direction: Diverse, production: 1997-2004

Cast: diverse
DVD in diverse audio with english subtitles, region 1
US Synapse unrated DVD edition


Young Muti is very good in her filmdebut
as a women (or girl, she's born in 1955) out for
justice after being raped by a Sicilian mobster.
Based on the Franca Viola case

The Most Beautiful Wife (La Moglie più bella)

Direction: Damiano Damiani, production: 1970 Italy

Cast: Ornella Muti, Alessio Orano, Tano Cimarosa
DVD in italian audio with english subtitles, region all
US No Shame DVD edition


A legendary horror drama classic. Very talented
directing from one-film only Herk Harvey about
a lonely organ-playing woman being in a twilight
zone between life and death. Very unusual and
even gripping in a genre masterpiece

Carnival of Souls

Direction: Herk Harvey, production: 1962

Cast: Candace Hilligoss, Sidney Berger, Herk Harvey
DVD in english audio, black & white, region all
US Alpha Video DVD edition


Visually nice and slick in a dark but also
(as always with Assayas) a bit Arty Farty
thriller about spying in the pornoraphic world


Direction: Olivier Assayas, production: 2002

Cast: Connie Nielsen, Chloe Sevigny, Charles Berling
DVD in french, english, japanese audio with english subs, region 1
US Palm Pictures unrated 2 disc Director's cut DVD edition


My Ed Wood favourite directed by Stephen C.
Apostolof with Criswell, the Princess of Darkness,
a werewolf and a mummy, A Sleazy horror
delight. Interview with the director
Ed Wood Jr. wrote the script from his own novel

Orgy of the Dead (Nude Ghoulies/Ghouls and Dolls)

Direction: A. C. Stephen, script: Ed Wood, Jr. , production: 1965

Cast: Criswell, Pat Barringer, Texas Starr, Fawn Silver
DVD in english audio, region all
US Rhino DVD edition


Script by Ed Wood, Jr. This is a quite dark
Delinguency drama about a gang of bored
teenage girl robbers .... "So What".
Obscure, but should be a classic .... or Not!

The Violent Years (Girl Gang Terrorists/Female)

Direction: William M. Morgan, script: Ed Wood, Jr. prod: 1956

Cast: Jean Moorehead, Barbara Weeks, Theresa Hancock
DVDin english audio, black & white, region all
US Alpha Video DVD edition


Ed Wood's strangest and most personal film.
His manifesto for the understanding and
acceptance of transvetism, and very edgy for
a film made in 1953. You're the Man ... Woman
Edward !. A Psychothronic masterpiece
piece. 4:3 originalratio, mono

Glen or Glenda

Direction, script & production: Ed Wood, Jr. 1953

Cast: Edward D. Wood, Jr., Dolores Fuller
DVD in english audio, black & white, region ?
US Image Entertainment unrated DVD edition


Masterful political paranoia-thriller where a
brainwashed and programmed US Korean war
soldier is about to murder a presidential
candidate. An absolute classic and Yes, Janet
Leigh was in this one too

The Manchurian Candidate

Direction: John Frankenheimer, production: 1962

Cast: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury
DVD in english audio, black & white, region 1
US MGM DVD edition


"Fasten your seat belts, it's going to be a
bumpy night". A Classic where a celebrated
actress gets an admirer with her own plans.
Won the Oscars for Best Film and Best Director
in 1950 instead of Sunset Blvd.

All About Eve

Direction: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, production: 1950

Cast: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders
DVD in english audio, black & white, region 1
US 20th Century Fox DVD edition


A strange mix of drama, horror and arthouse
indie movie about a strange girl, the somewhat
disturbed young woman May, played in a
rememberable way by Angela Bettis
Two audio commentaries


Direction: Lucky McKee, production: 2002

Cast: Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, James Duval
DVD in english audio, region ?
US Lion's Gate DVD edition

Joe Sarno
The Lovely Marie Liljedahl
Läs mer om Marie och Björn & Benny's filmmusik Ingas Theme


Softcore but Erotic Sarno classic with the Lovely
Marie Liljedahl in her sensational film debut.
4:3 original ratio, audio commentary by Joe Sarno
and an interview

Inga (Jag - en oskuld)

Direction: Joseph W. Sarno, production: 1967

Cast: Marie Lijedahl, Monica Strömmerstedt
DVD in swedish/english audio, black & white, region ?
US Retro-Seduction unrated DVD , finns utgiven av Klubb Super 8


The Sequel with beautiful Marie. Plus a doku-
documentary, the Music Video with the
gorgeous "Inga's Theme" by Björn and Benny,
an alternative version and newly discovered
Swedish family drama "The Indelicate Balance"

The Seduction of Inga (Någon att älska/Inga 2)
The Indelicate Balance (limited numbered 2 disc edition)

Direction : Joseph W. Sarno, production: 1969, Music: Björn & Benny
Cast: Marie Lijedahl, Tommy Blom, Inger Sundh, Lissi Alandh
DVD in swedish and english audio, region 1
US Retro-Seduction unrated DVD, also released by Klubb Super 8


Surrealistic seldom seen artmovie from Chile's
iconoclast art filmmaker Jodorowsky. With an
audio commentary by the director and the 87
min documentary La Constellation Jodorowsky

Fando & Lis (Director's Cut)

Direction: Alejandro Jodorowsky, production: 1968 Mexico

DVD in spanish audio with english subtitles, b&w, region all
US Fantoma DVD edition

Pam Grier
After Blaxploitation hits like i.a. Shaft and Superfly
it was time for some female black Superchicks, and
Tough as nails Pam Grier was the coolest of them all as a black avenger
with a quick tongue, strength and a great beauty with a killer body


Über great sword & sandal B movie where Pam
Grier and Margaret Markov are female gladiators.
Re-united from 1973 "Black Mama, White Mama"
they make sparks fly in this one for sure.
This is an Exploitation Action Masterpiece

The Arena (Gladiator Women / La Rivolta delle Gladiatrice / Naked
Warriors) + Fly Me & Cover Girl Models

Direction: Steve Carver, production: Italy-US 1973
Cast: Pam Grier, Margaret Markov, Rosalba Neri, Daniel Vargas
DVD in english audio, region 1
US Shout! Factory 2 disc triple feature DVD edition


Trashy but somewhat entertaining WIP Action
with Pam Grier and Markov as prisoners on the run
in the Philippines meeting crime gangs and guerillas.
Starts as a WIP and turns into a chase action

Black Mama, White Mama

Direction & co-production: Eddie Romero USA-Philippines 1973

Cast: Pam Grier, Margaret Markov, Sid Haig, Vic Diaz, Eddie Garcia
Blu-ray in english audio, region B
UK Arrow Video/MGM bluray edition


Pam Grier in her big break-through role as the
iconic hard as nails and sexy avenger Coffy.
The Blaxploitation that became a cult classic.
"Coffy, is the color of your skin" - great ST by
Roy Ayers and audio commentary by Jack Hill


Direction & script: Jack Hill, production: USA 1973

Cast: Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert Doqui
Blu-ray in english audio with english subtitles, region B

UK Arrow Video bluray edition


In the sequel to Coffy Pam is back as the
ruthless avenger Foxy Brown. Cool clothing
and spectacular afros.
Audio commentary by Jack Hill

Foxy Brown

Direction: Jack Hill, production: 1974

Cast: Pam Grier, Peter Brown
DVD in english audio, region 1
US MGM DVD edition


Obscure but great historical action with Pam
Grier as a slave turned gladiator in ancient Rome
fighting it to the death. Forget about Ridley Scott's
Gladiator this is more Fun ... for psychotronic lovers.
Crisp camerawork from Aristide Massaccesi

The Arena (Naked Warriors/La Rivolta delle Gladiatrice)

Direction: Steve Carver, production: Italy-US 1973

Cast: Pam Grier, Margaret Markov, Lucretia Love
DVD in english audio, region 1
US New Concorde DVD edition


Women in prison Classic shot in the Phili-
ppines and the true film acting debut by Pam
Commentary with Jack Hill, interview with
the B-movie legend Roger Corman

Big Doll House

Direction: Jack Hill, production: USA-Philippines 1971

Cast: Pam Grier, Roberta Collins, Judy Brown
DVD in english audio, region 1
US New Concorde DVD edition

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