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"Let's Have A Drink... It's Margheriti Time!" The ANTONIO MARGHERITI Interview

Almost as much as he enjoyed his participation in the wild and wonderful world of Italian exploitation cinema, David Warbeck enjoyed hooking up its exponents with those in the fan press who revered them more than all the Speilbergs, Scorseses and Coppolas of this world put together. 5,683 more words

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Mapping Cinematic Norths (2016)

Mapping Cinematic Norths: International Interpretations in Film and Television. Edited by Julia Dobson and Jonathan Rayner (Bern: Peter Lang AG, 2016).

This edited collection features a diverse selection of chapters that each engage in some way with the representation of the “North” in films and television programmes. 196 more words

Westerns

A fistful of sausages: training the Daisy dog.

For a few sausages more I’m hoping my greyhound will be good, not bad and certainly not get us into an ugly situation.

I’m out with the Daisy dog on a bright, late January afternoon. 959 more words

Humour

It's Been Foretold

Remember the 50’s spaghetti western, Trackdown? Betcha don’t recall the episode about the con-man named . . . TRUMP. No kidding. He’s the only one with the mystical power and knowledge to prevent the fiery end-of-days scenario impending. 93 more words

Trump Illegitimacy

It's Been Foretold

Remember the 50’s spaghetti western, Trackdown?   Betcha don’t recall the episode about the con-man named . . . TRUMP.  No kidding.  He’s the only one with the mystical power and knowledge to prevent the fiery end-of-days scenario impending. 93 more words

Trump Flushing

THE CHRISTMAS KID (1967)

I always think of this bizarrely-themed Spaghetti Western as The Gospel According to Sam Colt or Paul’s Letter to Smith & Wesson. Our title gunslinger is played by Jeffrey “Captain Pike on… 720 more words

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"The Ruthless Logic Of Commercial Production"... THE SERGIO MARTINO INTERVIEW

Sergio Martino interviewed in March 1997.

Were you surprised to learn that Quentin Tarantino was one of your biggest fans?

When I first read his comments in Giallo Pages, yes – but after reflecting a lot on it, I realised that he was paying tribute to myself and also to a whole generation of Italian film-makers who knew, above all, how to improvise,  and use their imaginations to overcome restricted resources and shooting schedules. 2,905 more words

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